The music streaming service said that revenue growth of 80% was not enough offset losses
Ad-supported streaming platforms, of which YouTube is the main one, contributed only 4% or £24.4 million of total UK record industry revenues
Other, smaller players will eventually have to leave the streaming music business, according to one of Spotify's most senior executives
Spotify is working to make the 11-track record available 'as soon as it can'
Since 2000, Sweden has produced seven $1 billion tech companies, including music-streaming service Spotify and payments group Klarna
The rapper had previously insisted that he would never put the album on the streaming services
Streaming currently brings in more revenue for music companies than downloads. But some executives are claiming that digital platforms don’t pass on enough of the advertising revenues
The trend speaks to a love of the artefact in an era of streaming and downloads, as David Barnett finds out
Barclays fined $13.75m by US regulators over mutual funds; Tesco is to trial pet grooming services; Spotify has been hit with a class action lawsuit
'If 80s hair metal is your thing, you're probably Chewbacca'
Sources say streaming service is preparing to bow to artist pressure and relax its policy that every song should be free
Pop professor Mike Errico asked in The Independent whether, in the age of streaming and Spotify, the three-minute song had had its day. Musician Mark Christopher Lee decided to test his theory out by making an album of 100 short, sharp tracks
The Radiohead frontman memorably branded Spotify 'the last fart of a dying corpse' in 2013
In the brave new world of endless choice there is an eclectic range of music now available at the touch of a button
Adele's team is reportedly pushing Spotify to limited access to paying subsribers only
Listeners to have free access to live sets from the south London superclub and seven different channels playing dance, r’n’b and hip-hop music