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Spotify to raise prices on some plans across U.S., UK and Brazil

Spotify told LABS that the company occasionally update its prices to "reflect local macroeconomic factors and meet market demands"

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  • Current subscribers in all plans in Brazil have a 2-month grace period;
  • The prices will be updated on the company’s sites on April 30.

Spotify is raising the prices on some of its subscription plans in the United States, the United Kingdom and Brazil from April 30, the music streaming platform said on Monday.

In the United States, Spotify‘s Family Plan subscription was increased by $1 to $15.99 per month, while its UK plan prices have been raised across its Student, Duo and Family Plan subscriptions.

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Student and Duo monthly plans in the UK will now cost 5.99 pounds ($8.32) and 13.99 pounds, respectively, up by a pound from the earlier plan. The Family Plan has been raised by 2 pounds to 16.99 pounds a month.

Existing paid subscribers in the UK have a one-month grace period before the new prices come into effect, while U.S. users will have 2 months, a Spotify spokeswoman said.

The prices will be updated on the company’s sites on April 30. In Brazil, all plans (Student, Individual, Duo and Family) will raise prices. Student plan will go from BRL 8.50 to BRL 9.90; Individual was BRL 16.90 and will now cost BRL 19.90; Duo was BRL 21.90 and now costs BRL 24.90; and Family was BRL 26,90 and will now cost BRL 34,90. Current subscribers in all these plans have a 2-month grace period.

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Spotify told LABS that the company occasionally update its prices to “reflect local macroeconomic factors and meet market demands.”

In February, Spotify said it would expand into 85 new markets and make the music streaming service available to more than a billion people around the world.

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