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It’s almost time to find out your top artists of 2020 with Spotify Wrapped
It’s almost time to find out your top artists of 2020 with Spotify Wrapped
We are venturing into the last week of November which means 2020 is about to come to a close. For music lovers out there, this means that the Spotify Wrapped round-up is right around the corner. This week, the streaming platform confirmed just how subscribers will know when the highly-anticipated Spotify Wrapped is available...
Here’s how you can donate to your favorite artists on Spotify
Here’s how you can donate to your favorite artists on Spotify
The ongoing coronavirus pandemic has caused a number of tour and show cancellations worldwide, greatly impacting artists financially. Today, Spotify has announced its latest scheme to help aid artists during this difficult time. Spotify is now allowing fans to donate directly to their favorite artists and charities through their streaming service...
Emo rap is the fastest-growing genre on Spotify in 2018
Emo rap is the fastest-growing genre on Spotify in 2018
We listened to a lot of Drake and Post Malone this year on Spotify, according to the music streaming giant's yearly roundup for 2018. But perhaps the biggest surprise is that emo rap is the genre that grew the most on the platform. Indeed, "EMO Rap" (we're unsure on the odd capitalization) tops the list for growing genres, while the aforementioned Aub and Posty line up with the late XXXT
Spotify starts letting indie artists upload music directly
Spotify starts letting indie artists upload music directly
Streaming giant Spotify today announced that certain indie artists will now be able to upload music directly to to the service, bypassing the need for third-party distributors, as reported by Billboard. It' called Spotify For Artists. Read more: Spotify is being sued for gender discrimination And will be available to a "select group" of independent artists beginning this week... Read Mor
Spotify is being sued for gender discrimination
Spotify is being sued for gender discrimination
Streaming giant Spotify is currently facing a lawsuit alleging gender discrimination, equal pay violation and defamation, Variety reports. A female sales exec sued the company for the offenses in New York Supreme Court on Tuesday. Read more: Hear Lil Peep, XXXTentacion's posthumous tune Hong Perez is accusing Spotify of systemically discriminating against female employees...
Apple Music head says streaming services aren’t “making any money”
Apple Music head says streaming services aren’t “making any money”
Pretty much everyone knows that musicians get cents on the dollar—if they're lucky—when their songs are streamed on music services. But did you know that even the streaming services themselves aren't making any money? Yup, apparently that's the word, according to Apple Music head Jimmy Iovine. Read more: Spotify ee... Read More ... Read More ...
Everything you need to know about Spotify’s updated privacy policy
Everything you need to know about Spotify’s updated privacy policy
Much fanfare hit the tech world (which is, let's admit it, extremely out-of-touch with the music world) yesterday when Spotify announced that it has updated its privacy policy. Most of the updates are relatively standard, but a few key components set off some fears in the WIRED staff, which spawned a piece called "You Can't Do Squat About Spotify's Eerie New Privacy Policy." WIRED's f ..

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