Daniel Ek

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The Playlist review – stick with it for the brain-breakingly weird ending
Netflix tells the origin story of Spotify, but Daniel Ek – the most powerful man in music – is no Steve Jobs. Still, it’s worth watching for the jolting discomfort you’ll feel after the finale

Stuart Heritage

13, Oct, 2022 @11:23 AM

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Neil Young to Spotify workers: ‘Get out before it eats your soul’
Young continues stand against streaming company, pinpointing CEO Daniel Ek for criticism

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

08, Feb, 2022 @10:11 AM

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Spotify’s attempt to play the Facebook game over Joe Rogan won’t wash | John Naughton
Founder Daniel Ek’s bid to make the anti-vaxxer controversy go away ignores the fact that it is paying the US comedian to appear on its service

John Naughton

05, Feb, 2022 @4:00 PM

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Daniel Ek says he has funds for Arsenal takeover and wants return of glory days
Spotify’s co-founder Daniel Ek has confirmed that he intends to make the Kroenke family an offer for Arsenal

Nick Ames

28, Apr, 2021 @2:43 PM

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Kroenkes insist Arsenal not for sale but Spotify’s Daniel Ek will press on with bid
Arsenal’s owners have insisted they will not sell at any price but a group led by Daniel Ek intends to test their resolve by pressing ahead with a firm offer

Nick Ames

27, Apr, 2021 @6:02 PM

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Spotify’s Daniel Ek joins forces with Arsenal legends in bid to buy club
The Spotify owner Daniel Ek is preparing a bid to buy Arsenal with assistance from Thierry Henry, Dennis Bergkamp and Patrick Vieira

Nick Ames and Will Unwin

26, Apr, 2021 @12:48 PM

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Paul McCartney and Kate Bush lead call for change to music streaming payments
Open letter to Boris Johnson signed by 156 musicians including Led Zeppelin and Annie Lennox aims to reword 1988 Copyright Act

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

20, Apr, 2021 @1:25 PM

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Spotify credits podcast popularity for 24% growth in subscribers
Strategic shift beyond music content helps streaming service to grow advertising income by 29% to €281m

Mark Sweney

03, Feb, 2021 @5:29 PM

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Spotify’s Daniel Ek: killing the golden goose, one download at a time| Rebecca Nicholson
The streaming site’s boss is deaf to the creative process

Rebecca Nicholson

08, Aug, 2020 @3:00 PM

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Apple's 30% app store commission unfair, Spotify claims
Music service files complaint with European commission over subscription ‘tax’

Mark Sweney

13, Mar, 2019 @2:30 PM

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Spotify to review its 'hateful conduct' policy following industry criticism
Streaming platform will reinstate XXXTentacion’s music to playlists after artists including Kendrick Lamar threaten to pull their work

Laura Snapes

25, May, 2018 @10:40 AM

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Is Spotify really worth $20bn?
Music service will soon have its IPO and investors think it can be as big as Netflix. Are they right?

Alex Hern

02, Mar, 2018 @3:53 PM

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