Spotify 2010: A Year In The Life

This year has been the most important one in Spotify’s short life so far. Despite the tech press beginning to get impatient with the lack of a U.S. launch (and I’m still not entirely sure why this is so important to European users), Spotify has delivered a whole host of new features, new platform versions and new subscription models. They have achieved a remarkable growth in 2010, with an unprecedented number of paying subscribers and almost doubling their global catalogue to a gargantuan twelve million tracks.

Below is a timeline graphic showing Spotify’s major achievements and releases over the year, starting with when the service passed the six million track mark way back in January 2010…