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Music Subscription Faceoff

SUBSCRIPTION MUSIC SERVICES SPOTIFY MOG RHAPSODY SLACKER RDIO GROOVESHARK (application launch) launch date 2008 | 2009 | 2001| 2007 2010 2007 number of TUMILION subscribers (16 million paying) undisclosed 800,000 25muM 35.e undisclosed MILLION (5 million active) (free and paying) number of songs 15mu 11. 12. 8. MILLIONS 9. (users upload content at will) MILLION MILLION MILLION + MILLION apps web app desktop app WINDOWS ONLY MAC ONLY iphone app JAILBREAK ONLY android app 3RD PARTY ONLY blackberry app webOS app symbian app windows phone app ipad app PENDING Only in Spain in the SEAT Ibiza via a kit Via Livio Radio's Carmen Car Kit Select BMW & Mini USA cars in the fall, other API partnerships in the works Audi deal in Available in Pioneer's compatible with cars no the works AppRadio device Sonos, Roku, LG blu-ray players and will soon be avail- able in LG, Samsung and Vizio Internet connected TVs consumer electronics Sonas, Logitech Squeezebox, ONKYO, Telia TV in Finland, Connected TVs via Virgin Media deal in the UK Sonos, Logitech, SanDisk Sansa series, Denon, Onkyo, Yamaha and Sony receivers, Vizio TVs, TiVo, Philips GoGear, and more Logitech, Sony Connected TVs/ Blu-Ray, Acoustic Research Infinite Radio Sonos, Roku none BASIC Streaming radio with ads and limited skips. pricing OPEN Desktop-only access with ads, 20-hour monthly limit. BASIC PREMIER RDIO WEB PLUS $4.99 PER MONTH $9.99 PER MONTH $4.99 PER MONTH $6.00 PER MONTH Unlimited listening on the desktop Ad-free experience and unlimited space for uploads and favorite lists. Use with 1 mobile device or MP3 player. Web and Rdio desktop use only UNLIMITED $4.99 PER MONTH Unlimited Streaming. no ads, desktop-only. RADIO PLUS $3.99 PER MONTH $14.99 PER MONTH No ads, unlimited RDIO UNLIMITED $9.99 PER MONTH Web, desktop, mobile and supported media $9.00 PER MONTH player use PRIMO $9.99 PER MONTH PREMIER PLUS skips, song lyrics ANYWHERE Unlimited listening on the desktop and Access to three mobile devices or MP3 players a month, mobile device, PREMIUM RADIO Grooveshark Plus PREMIUM $9.99 PER MONTH including home audio| $9.99 PER MONTH Access to radio plus and playlists on mobile device, on demand listening, and custom playlists. with the additional systems, MAC or PC's and phone clients. ability to use the mobile apps. Unlimited streaming, no ads, desktop and mobile, Collaborative play- lists, share playlists via Twitter, Facebook & SMS, subscribe to other users' playlists, activity by signing share songs & albums with other users. social integration Share via Facebook, Twitter and Email Twitter sharing Share songs via Facebook and Twitter. get recommendations and see friends' Share to Facebook & Twitter, embed albums, collaborate on playlists with friends, see what your network is listening to. Share to Facebook, Twitter, StumbleUpon, Reddit, email, SMS. Subscribe to playlist, share any song, album, or playlist with other users. into the web app via Facebook Connect. music library integration none none other content none none none News content none none countries U.S. and Canada U.S. and Canada Sweden, Norway, Finland, UK, U.S. France, Spain and the Netherlands U.S. US. Global Mashable Infographics SOURCES:,,,,,,, and research by @brenna_e, @film_girl, @jbruin design by @sasha_em

Music Subscription Faceoff

shared by rmmojado on Jan 24
When Spotify moored its boatload of music to U.S. shores last week, music lovers were faced with a conundrum: Should I switch to Spotify, or stick with my current music subscription service of choice?...




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