Spotify Price Rise — How to Find Music Streaming Alternatives

What are your options now that the Spotify price rise has dropped — is there a cheaper alternative or should you cancel?

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The specter of Spotify price rises reared its head again after chief executive Daniel Ek said he'd like to raise prices sometime in 2023, during Spotify's recent first-quarter earnings call.

Our colleagues at Tech Radar say that talks of a price hike shouldn’t come as a shock as Ek had already hinted that a US price increase was on the cards at the Spotify October 2022 earnings call.

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Vaishali Varu

Vaishali graduated in journalism from Leeds University, UK. She has worked for her local news outlet, the Leicester Mercury as well as writing personal finance stories for digital publications, The Money Edit, MoneyWeek and GoodToKnow. When she is not writing about money-saving, deals, finance hacks and other personal finance topics, Vaishali likes to travel and she's a foodie.