It is reported that Spotify is likely to launch in U.S. with in a matter of weeks.
According to Silicon Valley Watcher’s Tom Foremski, Spotify’s advertising chief and head of European operations, Jonathan Forster, made the statement at a conference in London earlier this week. Forster said that the remaining licensing deals are currently being signed, though the service will not launch here "before July 5th."
Spotify will face more competition in the US than it has in Europe, where it is the dominant music steaming service. Rival streaming players such as Grooveshark and Rdio have a long head start, and Google and Apple are flexing their muscles by launchings cloud music storage services.