Spotify starts signing up US users

Music streaming service finally nears Stateside launch

American music fans who sign up now will get first dibs on US version of Spotify.

Spotify’s much rumoured US launch looks another step closer, after the Swedish streaming service began signing up US users via its website. Music fans can’t use the service yet, but those who hand over email details will be the first to try it when Spotify does eventually press play.

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Stateside users who head to Spotify.com are now greeted with a specially designed sign-up page, which reads, “The award-winning music service that’s taken Europe by storm will soon be landing on US shores. Millions of tracks ready to play instantly, on your computer and your phone.”

There’s no word on how much Spotify will cost across the pond, but with a Premium subscription costing a penny shy of a tenner here in the UK, expect it to be around $15 for 30 days ad-free use.

We’ll be bringing you all the news about Spotify’s US expansion, so stay tuned here and to our Facebook and Twitter pages for more as we get it.