Spotify Direct Distribution and What This Means To Artists

This post was originally published on this site

On September 20, Spotify made a surprise announcement that will now allow indie artists to bypass music distributors such as CD Baby, TuneCore, and Stem to upload their songs directly to the platform. The new upload feature will be available via the Spotify For Artists section of the website where 200,000 artists are currently on.

The post Spotify Direct Distribution and What This Means To Artists appeared first on EDM Sauce.

Spotify Teams With Ancestry to Compile Playlists Based on Your DNA

This post was originally published on this site

Spotify has teamed with Ancestry.com to offer its users playlists based on their own DNA. According to the new development, once you sign up through the genealogy company, you can trace your family history and compile those results to Spotify. Danielle Lee, global head of partner solutions at Spotify, told Quartz “The program will “encourage

The post Spotify Teams With Ancestry to Compile Playlists Based on Your DNA appeared first on EDM Sauce.

Spotify Cancels Hateful Conduct Policy As It Was Near Impossible To Implement

This post was originally published on this site

A few weeks ago Spotify started to remove artist’s music from its curated playlists for their behavior in their lives outside of music. R. Kelly was one artist removed from playlists due to his history of sexual assault, and sex cult organization allegations. XXXTentacion was also removed due to his ongoing trial involving domestic abuse.

The post Spotify Cancels Hateful Conduct Policy As It Was Near Impossible To Implement appeared first on EDM Sauce.

Spotify Begins Removing Artist’s Music For ‘Hateful Conduct’

This post was originally published on this site

Spotify has implemented a new policy, and it could send shockwaves through the digital streaming service’s fanbase. It has officially begun removing artist’s music who are implicated for what the tech giant refers to as “hateful conduct”. The first artist to see their music removed is R. Kelly. The R&B legend found himself in hot

The post Spotify Begins Removing Artist’s Music For ‘Hateful Conduct’ appeared first on EDM Sauce.

Spotify CEO Quotes Daft Punk As Company Goes Public

This post was originally published on this site

Spotify went public yesterday through a direct listing forgoing the initial public offering route. While the stock price crashed pretty damn hard, it has started to rebound a bit today. The Swedish company is officially the largest company of all time to go the direct listing route. While investors are still deciding whether or not

The post Spotify CEO Quotes Daft Punk As Company Goes Public appeared first on EDM Sauce.

Spotify Testing Auto-Mixing Playlists With Seamless Transitions

This post was originally published on this site

Spotify is once again working to change the way we listen to music. The streaming service exploded in popularity over similar competitors like Soundcloud and Pandora through offering the largest library of label released music as well as curated playlists. The thousands of curated playlists soon became the focus of many Spotify users as it

The post Spotify Testing Auto-Mixing Playlists With Seamless Transitions appeared first on EDM Sauce.

Spotify Officially Filed To Go Public On NYSE But Forgoes IPO To Avoid Initial Overvaluation

This post was originally published on this site

Going public and over valued IPOs have been a long and hard dilemma for tech companies. Snapchat and Twitter both learned the hard ways as their incredibly overvalued IPOs started off with a boom and dropped quickly in the next weeks, still failing to recover. Both companies continue to struggle, many even posit that Snapchat

The post Spotify Officially Filed To Go Public On NYSE But Forgoes IPO To Avoid Initial Overvaluation appeared first on EDM Sauce.

Spotify’s ‘2017 Wrapped’ Tells You About Your Listening Habits This Past Year

This post was originally published on this site

Spotify collects just about everything you do on its platforms, from which songs you listened to the most to how your listening habits will actually compare to other people your age. While these features may be used to advertise to you in the future, On Tuesday, December 5th, Spotify has released this data for its

The post Spotify’s ‘2017 Wrapped’ Tells You About Your Listening Habits This Past Year appeared first on EDM Sauce.

Most Streamed Artists on Spotify in 2017: Full List

This post was originally published on this site

Spotify has just released its year-end charts, presenting the most streamed songs, albums, and songs of 2017. Similar to the most Shazamed songs of the year wrapup, Ed Sheeran dominates as the year’s most streamed artist on Spotify worldwide. With his success of “Shape Of You,” Spotify has given the honor of most streamed song

The post Most Streamed Artists on Spotify in 2017: Full List appeared first on EDM Sauce.