Hello South Africa, Spotify Is Here

  • The world’s most popular music streaming service is available to all from today
  • Over 35m songs offering the very best in South African and international music
  • Revolutionary discovery and personalisation features

Spotify, the largest global music streaming subscription service, officially launches today in South Africa, offering a revolutionary and unrivalled music experience tuned to your personal taste.

With a worldwide community of over 159 million music fans, Spotify offers users the choice of a free ad-supported service, or an ad-free Premium subscription service. Users can listen for free forever, or alternatively can upgrade to Spotify Premium for the ultimate Spotify experience for only R59.99 per month*.

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.

In addition, Spotify has delivered more than €8 billion to the music industry since first launching in 2008. Following the South Africa launch, and the launches today in Vietnam, Romania and Israel, Spotify is now available in 65 markets worldwide.

To enjoy music the way you want it, download the app today via the Android or iOS app store or by heading to

Spotify’s new curated playlists for South Africa

Top Hits South Africa

New Music Friday SA

Hip Hop Juice

Sunday Praise

Gospel Greatness

House Nation

iGqom Le

Trending News

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

Spotify in numbers:

  • Over 159 million active users
  • Over 71 million subscription users
  • Over 35m tracks in the catalogue
  • Over 2 billion playlists available
  • Over €8 billion paid to rights holders since launch in October 2008
  • Now available across 65 markets including South Africa

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