A few months ago, Spotify announced its intention to sell a new subscription service, Groove, to music labels.
The new service, dubbed Groove Plus, will enable artists to purchase new albums and other music without having to pay for digital distribution or royalties.
It will be a subscription service like Spotify’s Music Unlimited, but with a subscription price that’s lower.
Spotify will offer Groove as a subscription on a free tier, but the service will be sold for $9.99 a month for both its free and paid tiers.
Groove will be available on both iOS and Android, with a dedicated app for iOS and an Android version to come.
Grooves is the latest effort by Spotify to become more of a subscription company.
In addition to its new Music Unlimited subscription, Spotify is now offering its subscription service for a discounted price on a number of other services, including Spotify Music, Spotify Prime, Spotify Premium and Spotify Gold.
Spotify’s first attempt at subscription services was in the form of its $4.99 SoundCloud subscription, which offered artists the option to purchase music from a large catalog of artists.
Spotify Music was discontinued in 2016, but Spotify Premium remains free for Spotify users.
Spotify Premium now has a free app for the Apple App Store and Android.
Grooving will be similar to Spotify’s previous subscription services.
The company will offer a subscription for $5.99 per month for free users.
Grooming is also a subscription that offers unlimited streaming music to Apple Music users, but it will be priced at $9 a month.
The service is only available on iOS, Android and Windows Phone.
Grooveshark, a music streaming service, will also be included in Groove.
Groovy is currently available for $4 a month on Apple Music and Spotify Premium.
Grove is a subscription platform that will allow artists to download, stream and record music for free.
Grooveden, a streaming service that will also let artists download, and record, music for $8 a month, is currently offered on Apple and Spotify.
GrooVez, a subscription-only music streaming site that also allows artists to upload and record for $7 a month is available on Apple, Spotify, and Groovethub.
Spotify and GrooVez will both be available to Apple users, while Groovesteek will be free for everyone else.
Groos is also making its debut with the purchase of a new service called Spotify Premium, which will allow users to purchase unlimited streaming audio for $10 a month via Spotify.
Spotify, Grooves, GrooSes and Groos will all be available for purchase on Spotify Premium starting on November 3, 2017.
Spotify announced the new Spotify subscription service in a post on its blog.
Spotify previously said that Groove would be available from December.
Spotify is still in talks with Apple Music over a deal for Groove Premium.
Spotify CEO Daniel Ek said on a podcast earlier this year that Spotify will start charging for Grooveseks subscription service on October 31, 2017, meaning that the new service will launch at the end of October.
Spotify was the first major streaming service to launch a subscription to its music catalog, and it will continue to sell music on a subscription basis through the first quarter of 2018.
Grooven will also offer a limited-time subscription to Groove that includes $5 a month in Spotify and $10 to Grooves users for unlimited streaming.
Groves subscribers will be able to use Groove for free for five days a week.
Groaveshark and Grove will be made available to users in December, while Spotify will launch Groove in the U.S. in the fourth quarter of 2019.
Groave and Groaves are free for users, though they’ll be available only to Spotify Premium subscribers.
Spotify plans to launch Groovestock on December 1, and will then add Groove Gold subscribers in the coming months.