Most users use Spotify for the ad-free pleasure of listening to music on all kinds of devices. The total number of playlists on Spotify is currently over 2 billion.This is certainly good news for the Swedish company that is heading to an IPO at the NYSE at the end of 2017.
The issue is that you can’t just hit play on the Browse tab.
In a Medium post this week, Musixmatch explained that as of the end of May, its lyrics would no longer be available in the Spotify app.
Musixmatch's library is still available through its own apps for Android, i OS, a Chrome app for You Tube and the web.
The independent Spotify needs all the help it can get to fend of Apple, with its industry connections and massive pre-install base on hundreds of millions of i Phones.
I got a chance to preview my Discover Weekly playlist, and was pleasantly surprised by how well it fit into the Spotify experience.