Spotify Will Soon Be Available in Hindi
The Spotify app will soon be available in Hindi.
Spotify announce that Hindi is part of a wave of 36 new languages coming soon to Spotify.
With the arrival of Hindi Spotify UI will be available in more than 60 languages in total.
Hindi will be the last major language to join the fray. Currently, Spotify is available in English, French, Spanish, Arabic, Chinese, Russian, Portuguese, Indonesian, and Japanese.
While Hindi music has been available on Spotify since launch, lyrics aren’t available in Hindi.
Maybe once the Spotify app is localised in Hindi, it can start working to include Hindi song lyrics too.
Spotify HiFi Lossless Tier Launching Later in 2021
Hi-fi! Spotify is getting into the high-quality audio business with Spotify HiFi.
Spotify announced Spotify HiFi, a new lossless tier that will be price at higher than the existing Spotify Premium subscription.
Platform didn’t provide a price for Spotify HiFi, or when it would be rolled out.
It’ll be interesting to see where Spotify HiFi lands on the price.
But it won’t be available until later in 2021, Spotify said. For now, Spotify maxes out at 320kbps audio bitrate.
Spotify Said :
Spotify HiFi “will deliver music in CD-quality, lossless audio format to your device and Spotify Connect-enabled speakers,”
It’s “working with some of the world’s biggest speaker manufacturers to make Spotify HiFi accessible to as many fans as possible through Spotify Connect.”
In Next Few Days Spotify will Launch Into 85 New Markets
In Next Few Days Spotify will Launch Into 85 New Markets across Asia, Africa, the Caribbean, Europe, and Latin America, co-founder and CEO Daniel Ek announce at its online-only Stream.
This includes big new markets such as Pakistan, Bangladesh, and Nigeria.
The 85 new Spotify markets represent more than a billion people a massive new untapped audience for Spotify that has grown to more than 345 million monthly active users and over 155 million paid subscribers globally.
This is Spotify’s largest expansion to date it’s currently available in 93 countries, which took 12 years and essentially makes it a global service.
In all 85 new markets, Spotify will offer both Spotify Free and Spotify Premium plans.
Spotify Said :
Individual, Family, Duo, and Student Spotify plans will be available in select markets.
Listeners in new markets will get to access Spotify on mobile apps and in the browser.
Apps for TV, consoles, speakers, wearables, and cars will be launched in the near future.
Spotify’s global music catalogue will be available in all new 85 markets, and it will work with local rights holder to add more local offerings.
Here’s the full list of the 85 new markets that Spotify is launching in:
- Antigua and Barbuda
- Brunei Darussalam
- Burkina Faso
- Cabo Verde
- Côte d’Ivoire
- Equatorial Guinea
- Lao People’s Democratic Republic
- Marshall Islands
- Papua New Guinea
- San Marino
- Sao Tome and Principe
- Sierra Leone
- Solomon Islands
- Sri Lanka
- St. Kitts and Nevis
- St. Lucia
- St. Vincent and the Grenadines
- Trinidad and Tobago
Spotify Clips Brings Instagram Stories Format to Spotify for Artists
Spotify is heading to the Stories bandwagon with Spotify Clips.
Platform announced Spotify Clips à la Snapchat and Instagram Stories that will be available on Spotify artist pages, and will allow them to connect with fans in a new way.
Listeners won’t get to share their own “Stories”.
Only select creators with a Spotify for Artists page will be able to upload photos and videos to Spotify Clips.
Spotify also announced that over 10,000 Indian artists have claim their Spotify for Artists profiles since the world’s biggest music subscription service launched in the South Asian market two years ago.
Spotify now has more than 345 million monthly active users and over 155 million paid subscribers around the world.
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