Sharks, we have a big announcement!

Grooveshark is getting a site redesign! Everyone here has been working diligently to improve Grooveshark to be more seamless, aesthetically pleasing and easier to navigate. Our last site redesign was in December of 2010 and this redesign promises to be the best Grooveshark it can be. To reward our loyal users we are giving our subscribers an early access preview.

Some aspects of the site redesign include a subtle facelift to the aesthetics, improvements to navigation, improvements to the queue and improvements to the social aspects of Grooveshark. The new social aspects will include new artist profile pages, new user profile pages, an improved community section and improved activity feeds. There will also be a new explore section with a discovery aspect including featured music and recommendations.

Because we love the people who read our blog, we are sharing some screenshots to give a preview of some of the new features! 

We’ve made some changes to make it easier to navigate Grooveshark, no matter what page you’re on. The new top navigation bar lets you quickly search for music, find your friends and feeds, view your music, and go to our new section, Explore.

Explore is a brand new section of Grooveshark that helps you discover all kinds of new music. From new releases to featured playlists, popular songs and genre Radio Stations, Explore will help you find great music that you’re going to love.

On the Artists page you can browse, discover or keep up with any artist you’d like!

Here you can keep up with what your favorite artists have been up to lately on the New Releases page!

On the Popular page you can explore the most popular songs being played on Grooveshark.

Here you can browse and listen to the array of stations that Grooveshark has predesigned based on genre.

Clicking on My Music takes you to your library of songs, playlists, favorites, and all the things you’ve pinned to your sidebar—your quick list of all your favorite playlists, songs, and stations.

Your Favorites live here!

Here are all of your playlists, neatly organized for you to find and jam out to!

We’ve updated the Community page to make it easier to track what your shark friends are listening to! 

This is what it will look like when you go to find a song and play it. 

This page shows how artists will be organized. There will be tabs for activity, songs, albums and events. 

We hope you enjoy the redesign and let us know what you think! We will unveil the official redesign to all of our users in the near future - stay tuned!