We take our music seriously at "CBS This Morning." Keep up with the music we play on the broadcast by following our "CBS This Morning" Spotify playlist and checking CBSThisMorning.com for daily playlist posts. "Wake Up" – Arcade Fire "Disconnect" – Clean Bandit, Marina and the Diamonds "Portions For Foxes" – Rilo Kiley "Saturday Night's Alright (For Fighting)" – Elton John "Get Some" – Lykke Li "Mint Car" – The Cure "I'm Still Standing" – Elton John "I Found You" – Alabama Shakes "Don't Go Breaking My Heart" – Elton John, Kiki Dee "Coming Home" – Leon Bridges "Camaro" – Kings of Leon "Go Lil Camaro Go" – Ramones "Warning" – Green Day "Fast Car" – Jonas Blue, Dakota "Bennie And The Jets" – Elton John "Philadelphia Freedom" – Elton John "Crocodile Rock" – Elton John … [Read more...] about “CBS This Morning” Spotify Playlist: April 9, 2018
We take our music seriously at "CBS This Morning." Keep up with the music we play on the broadcast by following our "CBS This Morning" Spotify playlist and checking CBSThisMorning.com for daily playlist posts. "Seeing Stars" – BØRNS "This Is How We Do It" – Montell Jordan "Road To Nowhere" – Talking Heads "Wheels" – Foo Fighters "Not Enough Time" – INXS "Hole In My Soul" – Kaiser Chiefs "The Greatest" – Sia "Ring Of Fire" – Johnny Cash "Brave" – Sara Bareilles "Miss America" – Ingrid Michaelson "Starman" – David Bowie "(Ghost) Riders In The Sky" – Johnny Cash "No Good In Goodbye" – The Script "Glorious (feat. Skylar Grey)" – Macklemore "Folsom Prison Blues" – Johnny Cash "I Walk The Line" – Johnny Cash "Them Double Blues (Johnny Cash: Forever Words)" – John Mellencamp "Without You" – Parachute … [Read more...] about “CBS This Morning” Spotify Playlist: April 6, 2018
A casual dresser with his habitual sneakers, T-shirt and blazer, the 35-year-old is known for being extremely tight-lipped about the financial deals of the world's largest music streaming company, which he co-founded with Martin Lorentzon in 2006. "He is shy, comes from a working-class background and was very interested in computers and music early on," said Pelle Snickars, co-author of a forthcoming book, "The Swedish Unicorn: the story about Spotify". "He's quite Swedish in terms of values: we don't see him on magazine covers alongside celebrities, he's not hierarchical and does not hesitate to showcase his collaborators," Snickars told AFP. Ek's pragmatic approach has endeared him to investors, consumers and employees. On Tuesday, Spotify, which has never made a profit, soared to a market capitalisation of more than $26 billion in its long-awaited debut on the New York Stock Exchange. 'Combining things' With 9.2 percent of … [Read more...] about Profile: Who is Daniel Ek, Spotify’s tenacious but reserved CEO?
That ain't the Swedish flag. Photo: Sven Carlsson/DI Digital When you're trying to honour a Swedish company on its first day of public trading on the world's largest stock market there's one thing you don't want to do. Hoist the Swiss flag. If only somebody had told the New York Stock Exchange. Ahead of streaming giant Spotify's debut as a publicly traded company on Tuesday, the stock exchange tried to honour the company's Swedish heritage. But… "… we looked up at the building and suddenly we saw a Swiss flag. It's evidently the stock exchange's nonchalant staff who don't know the difference between Switzerland and Sweden," said reporter Sven Carlsson, in New York to cover the event for DI Digital (a tech newssite run by Dagens Industri). A security guard told DI Digital that the wrong flag had been hoisted by mistake, and the Swiss red and white flag was replaced by a blue and yellow one some 15 minutes later. PREMIUM: How to turn YOUR startup into the next … [Read more...] about Spotify: Swiss or Swedish? Whatevs, says New York, flies the wrong flag
By Ben Sisario Published 4:17 pm, Wednesday, April 4, 2018 Photo: Michael Nagle / Bloomberg Image 1of/1 CaptionClose Image 1 of 1 American and Swedish flags fly outside the New York Stock Exchange on Spotify’s first day of trading. American and Swedish flags fly outside the New York Stock Exchange on Spotify’s first day of trading. Photo: Michael Nagle / Bloomberg Sony sells portion of its Spotify stake for more than $250 million 1 / 1 Back to Gallery In the music industry, one of the biggest issues hanging over Spotify’s arrival on the New York Stock Exchange has been what the major record companies would do with the billions of dollars in equity they held in the streaming service. One answer became clear Wednesday, when Sony announced it had sold 17 percent of its stake in the company for … [Read more...] about Sony sells portion of its Spotify stake for more than $250 million