Chevy And Spotify Team Up For Giveaways; Integration In The Future?

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Well, no one can blame Spotify for making too small of an entrance into the U.S. market. Americans have been begging for the service to make the move from Europe, and as of last week, that's exactly what has happened. But as Spotify invites shuffle out to new users, major corporations are lining up for partnership opportunities. Chevrolet is one of those companies. They're revealing a new contest over on Facebook where users can sign up for Sonic Updates in order to be one of the first in the U.S. to get early access to a Spotify FREE membership compliments of Chevrolet.

That's a whopping 150k invites for those who request access on the impending Chevy Sonic vehicle. We also get the impression that Spotify may indeed make its way into Chevy cars in time; with OnStar and Facebook readbacks already there, why not?

Chevrolet and Spotify Offer a World of Music to U.S. Fans

Exclusive automotive advertising partner for U.S. launch of Euro-based service

DETROIT – Chevrolet is offering U.S. music lovers access to Spotify, the award-winning digital music service used by more than 10 million Europeans.

As part of Spotify's U.S. launch today, the first 150,000 requests received through the Chevrolet Sonic tab on the Chevrolet Facebook page will receive an invitation to Spotify's free on-demand streaming of one of the world's biggest music libraries.

"Chevrolet continues to play a significant role in America's popular music culture as evidenced by the brand and vehicles being highlighted in hundreds of songs over the years," said Kevin Mayer, director of Chevrolet Advertising. "Supporting Spotify's U.S. launch resonates with Chevrolet's long-standing tradition of bringing U.S. consumers a new way to listen and share music."

Chevrolet is among Spotify's first U.S. advertisers and the only automotive brand to support the company's U.S. launch. The Sonic is the only subcompact car built in the United States.

"We are very excited to be bringing Spotify to the U.S., and to be working with partners such as Chevrolet towards our goal of making all the world's music available for everyone to enjoy, whenever they want it and wherever they are," said Ken Parks, chief content officer and managing director, Spotify, North America.
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There wouldn't be no problem if sportify would be in contact with Chevrolet because having a Chevy ally would boost the respect for you. Other than that, people would trust on your works. I know that Chevy has a great plan upon doing this. Having a digital music player would be a very good thing on your car. Nobody hates music. And the only thing I would hope for in this is that Chevy would produce auto repair manuals for this feature.

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