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Author: TIM INGHAM

Date: April 23, 2019

Original Source: Hollywood Reporter

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WHY AMAZON AND GOOGLE’S FREE MUSIC TIERS COULD SPELL TROUBLE FOR SPOTIFY

Spotify has regularly proffered the following justification for its “freemium” model: In a world where YouTube and piracy sites allow any of us to access most of the world’s recorded music without paying a bean, Spotify needs to be able to offer the same level of cost-free convenience to thrive. This is good news for artists and the industry, says Spotify, because “free” users will not only drive revenue by listening to advertising, they’ll also be in a position to be up-sold into Spotify’s $9.99-per-month Premium tier.

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