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Spotify is now live in SA

Sign up for premium at R59.99 or cruise on the freemium tier.

13 Mar 2018 / Opinion / written by TATC Staff

It’s finally official, Spotify is now live in South Africa. If you’re unfamiliar with the streaming service and how it works, Spotify has two options available locally for you to sign up for.

The first one is FREE, which costs nothing per month and features shuffle play. The second one is PREMIUM which costs R59.99 per month and features no adverts, offline listening, unlimited skips, high-quality audio, shuffle play. A 30-day free trial of Spotify Premium is also available to users.

The service is available on the Apple App Store, Google Play Store, and Microsoft Store. It also works on Xbox and PlayStation consoles, TVs, and smart speakers.

Spotify allows you to browse, discover, curate playlists, build your own music collection and share music with friends. With a catalogue of over 35 million songs all available to both free users and subscribers, Spotify comes to South Africa offering the very best in both local and international music.

“Spotify is very excited to announce our launch in South Africa today. We have had the continent in our sights for a while and are finally able to offer South African fans access to all the music they already love on Spotify, while helping them to enjoy, discover and share new music from both local and international artists simply and easily.” said Michael Krause, Spotify MD, EMEA.

Spotify’s new curated playlists for South Africa are as follows:

Top Hits South Africa

New Music Friday SA

Hip Hop Juice

Sunday Praise

Gospel Greatness

House Nation

iGqom Le

Rock Essentials

Made in South Africa

Beste Pop

Maskandi Favourites

The Hip Hop Circle

Chilled Vibez

Sunday Feels

Feel Good Look Good

Nine 2 Five

Gym Beats

That Party Feeling

City Back 2 Kasi

SA Gold