On February 1, 2021, Spotify officially arrived in South Korea, now Korean users can access more than 60 million songs and over 4 million playlists from around the world. Music lovers in Korea can stream Spotify’s broad music catalog, spanning everything from the country’s own K-Pop to Latin American reggaeton, European electronic, and beyond.
Korea’s launch brings Spotify’s global footprint to 93 markets and is a critical next step in our global expansion journey. “We always want to be where the listeners and artists are, and South Korea is rich in both,” says Alex Norström, Chief Freemium Business Officer, Spotify. “This launch presents a massive opportunity for us to not only further our mission of bringing new and quality content to more audiences, but also help local Korean artists tap into Spotify’s 320 million listeners worldwide. We hope to create more opportunities for Korean artists across all genres to be discovered by listeners around the world.”
Korean users can download the Spotify app from the Google Play Store or App Store or through the https://www.spotify.com/kr-ko/. In Korea, Spotify is available to download for Premium Individual and Duo plans, new Spotify users can also try Spotify Premium for seven days for free without entering payment information. Koreans can enjoy Spotify Premium for three months for free, but this will be required to add payment information by the end of June 2021.