Spotify has taken another huge leap in its forthcoming world domination plans by inviting our American counterparts to sign up online and be notified when the long-rumoured Spotify US service goes live.
A new page on the Spotify website says: “Spotify is coming to the US. The award-winning music service that’s taken Europe by storm will soon be landing on US shores. Millions of tracks ready to play instantly, on your computer and your phone.”
Users are invited to register their interest in the Music Streaming service and when it goes live in the US they will be automatically notified and updated on the setup via Email.
It’s been an on-going rumour for some time that the free (and premium) music service will be coming to the US, but in recent months the Spotify team has secured deals with American distribution companies such as Universal Music Group (the world’s largest music label), Sony and Emi which only leaves Warner Music to sign out of the big four studios.
Last year Spotify’s founder and big man up top, Daniel Ek, insisted that the US launch would happen before the end of 2010 but it would seem those dates were optimistic as the the deals have dragged on way over the proposed timescale.
There is still no news on when the service will be unleashed but users can be sure that it is getting closer every day.
This week Spotify UK has announced a new deal with Virgin Media to supply the service at a discounted or exclusive rate to its V+ TiVo box users in the coming months.
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