Spotify, a Swedish audio streaming platform, reported earlier on Monday that it will launch in Pakistan and other countries “in the coming days”.
“We will be launching in over 80 new countries over the next few days. “See you soon, Bangladesh, Pakistan, and Nigeria,” the platform tweeted. Along with a video highlighting the countries where they will be arriving.
Many Pakistani musicians have made their music available on Spotify. Spotify is a widespread audio streaming and media service provider based in Sweden that is used worldwide. It provides both paid and free subscriptions to listen to billions of offline and online playlists.
Spotify Services are not available in Pakistan, even though the country has millions of music fans. This is a massive disappointment for music fans. Spotify built a confirmed Instagram account for Pakistan last year, which has sparked endless speculation and excitement.
Despite other music services such as Apple Music, Deezer, and YouTube Music, Spotify remains the most popular due to its extensive music library. “Listeners enjoy Spotify because we expose them to music to fall in love with even music they would not have discovered otherwise”. Spotify writes in a blog post.
According to American singer and songwriter Khalid, the “momentum” created by the platform will be “massive.” Rina Sawayma, Anitta, Rosalia, The Kid Lori, Finneas, Bille Ellish, Camilo, Lous, and Yakuza, Mr Eazi were among the artists featured the song.
Black Pink, a South Korean band. Claims that Spotify allows them to connect with “fans from all over the world, instantly”. For the first time, the platform also posted on their Instagram page created for Spotify Pakistan shortly after the announcement.
However, since then, the company has remained quiet about its launch, providing no updates or details. However, a day later, Pakistani singer Shamoon Ismail announced that the Swedish-based streaming platform would soon available in Pakistan.
Spotify already powers 16 billion artist discoveries per month. This means fans hear an artist they’ve never heard before on Spotify 16 billion times per month. We’re proud of it, and we’re working hard to improve our algorithms so that more fans can discover new artists each month.” and now Spotify in Pakistan.
Spotify, which first released its services a decade ago. Now operates in 93 countries and has about 345 monthly active users. Spotify has 144 million users and provides over 60 million songs and 4 billion playlists. Users will download and broadcast their favorite music on their cell phones, tablets, and laptops.
The business, which was formed in 2006, is known for forever disrupting the music industry, and its services have been the most sought-after for years. Previously, these streaming services were only available in some countries, but Spotify hopes to change that by making its services available to all.
Furthermore, Spotify has made some significant improvements to its services, including higher quality audio, which the company claims provides “CD-quality lossless audio.” The functionality is dubbed “Spotify HiFi,” and it will a paid service similar to “Spotify Premium.” This latest feature is being advertised as a premium upgrade.
Another recent initiative from the organisation is the introduction of a paid podcast subscription service on the website. Anchor producers will be able to sell paid podcast subscriptions funded by their listeners due to this. This spring, the plan will put into beta testing.
Spotify HiFi and the new plans listed will initially a limited to a few regions before going global. This isn’t shocking, as lossless tiers, features, and techniques have always been available in small areas worldwide. This is each region has different licencing agreements with labels and markets.