Last.fm has recently switched to a payment model. For € 3 a month users can enjoy the music stream service that used to be free. As more ad-powered services change to a payment model some new kids around the block give it another go. Spotify is confident it can make advertisement-powered music a go. It’s up to the consumers to choose how they want to enjoy their music but with the ever-increasing new options that become available there’s a good choice for everyone out there.
Article link: http://blog.last.fm/2009/04/22/radio-subscriptions