Spotify Raising Prices On Almost Every Plan In the UK

Jesse Williams

By Jesse Williams

Jesse Williams

27 Apr 2021

Spotify have announced that they will be increasing the price of many of its subscriptions this week across the UK and parts of Europe. Users will have already started receiving emails making them aware of the incoming price hike.

Student, Duo, and Family plans are the unlucky three who will have to stump up a little extra starting in June while single Spotify Premium subscriptions are unaffected.

Spotify Student will move from £4.99 to £5.99 per month, with a Duo subscription (for two people) going up from £12.99 to £13.99 a month. Users on a family plan (up to six accounts) will see the biggest change jumping from £14.99 to £16.99 a month.

The UK isn’t alone in terms of price hikes with similar price increases will affect for some European, Asian and South American countries too.

Luckily for American customers Spotify family is the only plan increasing from $14.99 to $15.99 per month in the US. 

“We offer a variety of subscription plans tailored to our users’ needs, and we occasionally update our prices to reflect local macroeconomic factors and meet market demands while offering an unparalleled service,” said a Spotify spokesperson.

In related news Spotify CEO and Co-founder, Daniel Ek is said to be drawing up a “serious” £1.8bn proposal to purchase English Football club Arsenal, who were left licking their wounds after a failed succession from UEFA to form a Super League.