HYPEBOT ESSENTIALS: Everything You Need To Know About Spotify Canvas

It felt like it took Spotify forever to roll out Canvas, its free looping image cover art feature that is proven to increase engagement. So as 2021 begins, our HYEBOT. Continue reading

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Spotify’s Long Tail Of Artists Grew 42% In 2020

More than 60,000 artists had more than 100,000 monthly listeners on Spotify at some point during 2020. That’s up 42% from 42,000 in 2019. 6,500 of those artists released music. Continue reading

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What You Need To Do Now That Spotify Canvas Is Available To Most Artists

Spotify Canvas looping image cover art is proven to increase engagement. So it’s good news that the free feature is finally available to most artists. In recent days Spotify has. Continue reading

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Spotify Adds Instagram-Like Stories To Playlists

Spotify appears to have decided that we just can’t get enough Stories. The music streamer is openly testing a new Snapchat and Instagram-like Stories feature alongside playlists. YouTube, Twitter, and. Continue reading

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Spotify Expands Canvas Access via DistroKid, CD Baby, TuneCore, Symphonic, Others

UPDATED: Spotify is expanding access to its Canvas looping image cover art feature to more artists and labels via deals with independent and DIY distributors. CD Baby, Symphonic, and TuneCore. Continue reading

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How To Verify A Spotify For Artists Profile and Why You Need To Do It Now

When it comes to your presence on Spotify, the single most important thing you can do to increase your following is get your Spotify for Artists profile verified. Here we. Continue reading

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Spotify Shows ‘Profound Disrespect’ With Promo For Lower Royalty Offer Say Songwriters

Spotify’s recent offer of targeted algorithmic song placement in exchange for a lower royalty rate continues to draw fire. “Spotify’s suggestion to promise more exposure in exchange of lower royalty. Continue reading

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20 Most Popular Playlists On Spotify

Here is an updated list of the Top 20 Playlists on Spotify as of late October based on total subscribers. Thanks to Chartmetric for the updated data with a H/T. Continue reading

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Spotify For Artists: Best Pitching Practices

Getting on playlists has become something of Holy Grail for artists looking to expand their reach and get their music discovered by potential fans. An important additional step artists should. Continue reading

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Discovery Mode: Inside The Soul Of Spotify [MARK MULLIGAN]

Spotify’s plan to let artists and labels influence recommendations in exchange for a lower royalty rate offers a look into how Spotify thinks says top MIDiA analyst Mark Mulligan. By. Continue reading

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