Spotify Kenya: 2023 Premium Plans, Prices, Catalogue, Rates, and Services

Explore Spotify's 2023 premium plans in Kenya and enjoy ad-free music, offline listening, and more. Find the perfect plan for you!

Jun 18, 2023 - 13:30
Jun 18, 2023 - 13:33
Spotify Kenya: 2023 Premium Plans, Prices, Catalogue, Rates, and Services
Spotify Kenya: 2023 Premium Plans, Prices, Catalogue, Rates, and Services

Remember when the music scene was revolutionized by Spotify's arrival in Kenya back in 2021? Fast forward to 2023, and Spotify has firmly cemented its place as many Kenyans' go-to music streaming platform. As a leader in streaming services with over 200 million active users, Spotify is leading the charge in the digital music revolution, providing unparalleled access to a world of music.

What Is Spotify?

Spotify, born in Sweden in 2006 and later launched in 2008, is a music streaming service offering users instant access to a vast library of music tracks and podcasts. Spotify's intuitive platform enables users to find their favorite music by title, album, artist, or genre, with over 70 million tracks available for streaming. It is free to use and offers a premium option for those seeking an ad-free experience and offline listening.

2023 Spotify Kenya Premium Plans

Spotify's popularity has soared, partly due to its flexibility. It offers a free service with minor restrictions and for those seeking a more premium experience, various subscription plans are available. Let's dive into the Spotify Kenya 2023 premium plans and their prices:

  •  Spotify Premium Mini: At KES 49 per week, this plan offers ad-free music, group sessions, and downloads for 30 songs on a single device. However, it can only be used by one account.
  • Spotify Premium Individual: For KES 299 per month, enjoy unrestricted app usage, on-demand playback, offline mode, and no advertisements. Like the mini, this plan is for a single account.
  • Spotify Premium Duo: A monthly plan for KES 399 designed for two users. Features include a shared playlist, ad-free music, offline mode, and on-demand playback.
  • Spotify Premium Family: For KES 479 per month, up to six users can share a premium subscription with all the above benefits.
  • Spotify Premium Student: Students get a 50% discount, paying just KES 149 monthly after providing valid proof of their student status.


Plan Name Price (KES) Features
Spotify Premium Mini 49/week Ad-free music listening on mobile, group session, 30 song downloads (1 mobile device)
Spotify Premium Individual 299/month Ad-free music listening, play anywhere (even offline), on-demand playback
Spotify Premium Duo 389/month Ad-free music listening, play anywhere (even offline), on-demand playback, 2 accounts (for a couple under one roof)
Spotify Premium Family 479/month Ad-free music listening, play anywhere (even offline), on-demand playback, up to 6 accounts (for family members under one roof), block explicit music
Spotify Premium Student 149/month Ad-free music listening, play anywhere (even offline), on-demand playback, 50% discount for students

Spotify Music Catalogue

Without a doubt, Spotify's vast music catalog is one of its most attractive features. It features over 70 million titles, including local Kenyan music, all available at the touch of a button. Regular updates, personalized playlists, and event-based collections keep users engaged and their music tastes catered for.

Music Quality

Regular users enjoy a quality of 160 kbit/s, while premium subscribers enjoy a crisp 320 kbit/s. Furthermore, Spotify recently announced the enhancement of sound quality with Spotify HiFi, promising more depth and clarity in music streaming.

Spotify Kenya Payment Methods Supported

Spotify supports a variety of payment methods, including credit and debit cards, PayPal, and M-PESA for prepaid plans.

How to Pay for Spotify via Mpesa

Step-by-Step Guide for Spotify Prepaid Individual Plan

Follow these simple steps to pay for your Spotify plan via Mpesa:

  • Visit the official Spotify website at
  • Select the 'Prepaid' menu option.
  • Choose the Premium time duration that suits you.
  • At checkout, select 'Mpesa' as your preferred payment method.
  • Enter your mobile number.
  • Confirm your Mpesa PIN to finalize the payment.
  • Voila! You have successfully paid for Spotify using Mpesa.

Renewing your Spotify Subscription

Has your subscription expired, and do you wish to renew it? Worry not. Here is an easy process to follow:

  • Open the Spotify website on your browser.
  • On the top right corner of the page, click on the menu icon of the three stacked bars.
  • Sign into your account.
  • Click on 'Account Overview.'
  • Select 'Subscription' to be redirected to your account page.
  • Click on 'Renew' and follow the prompts to renew your subscription.

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In a nutshell, Spotify has revolutionized how Kenyans access and enjoy music. With its range of subscription plans, extensive music catalog, and impressive sound quality, it's no surprise that Spotify has captured the hearts of many music lovers in Kenya.


Q1. Can I switch between different Spotify Premium plans?

A1. Yes, you can change your subscription at any time. However, each change will start a new billing cycle.

Q2. Is there a trial period for Spotify Premium?

A2. Yes, Spotify typically offers a one-month free trial for new Premium users. Remember to check the official Spotify website to see if the offer is available in your location.

Q3. How can I pay for Spotify Premium in Kenya?

A3. Spotify Kenya supports a variety of payment methods. These include debit and credit cards, PayPal, and M-PESA for prepaid plans.

Q4. Can I use Spotify Offline?

A4. Yes, but only with a Spotify Premium subscription. Premium allows users to download music for offline listening.

Q5. Does Spotify have a feature for discovering new music?

A5. Yes, Spotify has a "Discover Weekly" feature, which suggests new songs based on your listening habits. This feature is updated every Monday with new recommendations.

Q6. Is there a difference in music quality between Spotify's free and premium versions?

A6. Yes, there is. Regular users enjoy a quality of 160 kbit/s, while premium subscribers enjoy a quality of 320 kbit/s. Furthermore, Spotify recently announced Spotify HiFi, providing even better sound quality.

Q7. Does Spotify feature local Kenyan music?

A7. Spotify features a wide range of music, including a vast collection of local Kenyan tracks. It's an excellent platform for discovering new Kenyan artists and enjoying well-known ones.


This article will provide a general overview of Spotify's 2023 offerings in Kenya. The information provided is accurate as of the date of publishing. Prices, features, and policies may vary or change over time. Therefore, checking Spotify's official website or contacting customer service for the most accurate, recent, and detailed information is always best. Please note that the usage of Spotify and its features are subject to the company's terms of service and privacy policies.

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Joseph Richard Joseph is a graduate of Mathematics and Computer Science (Applied Option). With expertise in Technology and Finance, he brings his knowledge to the field, demonstrating an authoritative understanding of these interrelated areas. Joseph is pursuing a Master's in Software Engineering, further expanding his skill set.