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Spotify Launches In MENA
Updated on 15 November 2018

The biggest music streaming subscription service in the world, Spotify, has officially launched in the Middle East and North Africa region (MENA). Music lovers can listen to their favourite songs for free forever, or alternatively can upgrade to Spotify Premium for Dhs 19.99 per month.

Users across MENA have instant access to a wide range of local playlists, including Today’s Top Arabic Hits, Oriental Chill Vibes and Arabic EDM, alongside millions of international playlists.

“I am super excited to share with you that, from today, Spotify is now available across the Middle East and North Africa,” said Cecilia Qvist, Spotify’s Global Head of Markets. “Spotify is launching in MENA with a full Arabic service, dozens of locally-curated playlists for every mood and moment, and access to a full catalog of millions of songs, for both our free and premium users. Music fans will also enjoy Spotify’s personalised music recommendations from day one, which will help them to enjoy, discover and share new music from both local and international artists simply and easily.”

The app comes with its unique features. A major feature is personalisation, which allows fans to find the music they already love, and also to help them discover new music and artists based on their taste and listening patterns.

Following the launches across 13 markets in MENA, Spotify is now available in 78 markets worldwide.

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