March 14, 2019
Took the next step in its strategic relationship with Samsung
Electronics by providing users with frictionless access to Spotify on
Samsung mobile devices. In addition, new Spotify consumers in the U.S.
with select Samsung Galaxy mobile devices, including the just-launched
Galaxy S10, may qualify for six months of free Spotify Premium,
redeemable in app2. Starting on March 8, Spotify also will be
pre-installed on millions of new Samsung mobile devices globally.
Spotify has been deeply integrated with Bixby, Samsung’s intelligence
platform, designed to work across Samsung’s ecosystem of devices,
Spotify also enhances the Bixby Home screen by providing Spotify content
and recommendations tailored for each listener.
“We were very excited to be named Samsung’s go-to music streaming
service several months ago and today’s news will only ensure a more
seamless Spotify listening experience across devices for listeners
around the world,” said Sten Garmark, VP of Consumer Products, Spotify.
“This partnership makes it easy for Samsung mobile users to access their
favorite music and podcasts on Spotify, wherever they are and however
they choose to listen.”
goal is to deliver the best possible mobile experience to our consumers,
and Spotify is the ideal music partner to help us make that vision a
reality,” said Patricio Paucar, VP of Marketing, Samsung Electronics
America. “Whether they’re listening to the latest hit albums or checking
out their favorite playlist, we’re giving eligible Galaxy S10 users
access to an amazing six month Spotify Premium offer.”
As previously announced in August 2018, Spotify became Samsung’s go-to
music service provider. Spotify will continue to support Samsung devices
this year to enable Samsung and Spotify users to discover and enjoy
music in new ways.