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Playlist: The Bill Withers’ Essentials

With a career spanning over four decades, the Mail & Guardian recalls how the late Bill Withers' music infiltrated our collective psyche. The post Playlist: The Bill Withers’ Essentials appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Spotify, Music, Article, Friday, Playlist, Bill Withers, Mail Guardian, Ballads

How to make a playlist in Spotify

Rock out to your favorite songs and create custom collections of tracks on whatever device you use to listen.
Tags: Spotify, Music, Trends, How-to, Home Theater, Streaming Music, Playlist, Digital Music Library, start a Spotify playlist

Q&A With Rising Atlanta Based Hip Hop Artist Chad P

For all the readers who don’t know, is Chad P your real name or your artist name? ChadP is my real name. Short for Chad Pierce. Real name Stage Name = Same Thing! I had a stage name (Track Star) when I first started music but ChadP just stuck to people. Many now call me King Peezy due to the album however, my stage name is ChadP. How long have you been making music? Any specific influences? I started engineering in 2007. Mainly, watching others mix and master music. I didn’t write and record my...
Tags: Spotify, Atlanta, Walmart, Jazz, Chad, Sega, Waycross, Q&A Interviews, Waycross Ga, Peezy, Chad Pierce, Chad P, King Peezy, J Jig Cicero, Scotty ATL Asia Graves, Neaux Plex Duece Dee Tommy Gunnz

Spotify introduces ways for fans to directly help musicians in need

Artists will have the option to fundraise on their Spotify profile pages
Tags: Spotify, Music, News, Trends, Music Streaming, Coronavirus, Coronavirus outbreak, COVID-19

Spotify adds fundraising features and a COVID-19 news hub to address the health crisis

Spotify this morning announced a series of new initiatives to address the COVID-19 health crisis across its platform. The company is launching a financial relief effort for those in the creative community who have been heavily impacted by the virus, which includes the addition of a public donations feature on its website. The company is also working to add a new feature that will allow artists to fundraise directly from their fans via their Spotify artist profile pages. Meanwhile, for listeners,...
Tags: TC, Facebook, Spotify, Music, Media, Tech, Artists, Streaming, Streaming Music, Npr, Coronavirus, COVID-19, MusiCares PRS Foundation, ABC News BBC World Service CNN

Apple Music adds a personalized playlist of happy songs to cheer you up, plus a work-from-home mix

Apple Music is launching a new playlist the company hopes will raise your spirits during these difficult times. On Monday, the service began rolling out a new personalized playlist called “The Get Up! Mix,” which features “happy-making,” sing-alonging music,” says Apple. The playlist can be found on the “For You” tab in the Apple Music app, alongside others, including your “Favorites Mix,” “New Music Mix,” “Chill Mix,” and “Friends Mix.” And like Apple Music’s other personalized playlists, the n...
Tags: Apple, Spotify, Music, Media, Tech, Streaming Music, Apple Music, Spotify Pandora Amazon Music, Home Office DJ, Weeknd Post Malone Dua Lipa Ed Sheeran

Kraftwerk: where to start in their back catalogue

In Listener’s Digest, a new series to help you through self-isolation, our writers will help you explore the work of great pop musicians. We start with the German electronic pioneers KraftwerkWhile many of us worldwide are unable to experience live music during the coronavirus crisis, or even socialise as normal, we can still use streaming services. Now is the time to delve into that artist you’ve always wanted to check out more deeply – but where to start?This week we’re starting a new series t...
Tags: Spotify, Music, Rihanna, Culture, Pop and rock, Electronic Music, Kraftwerk, Sleater Kinney, Alice Coltrane, Listener 's Digest

Tove Lo – “I’m Coming” (Veronica Maggio Cover)

Tove Lo started off the year with two new songs, "Bikini Porn" and "Passion And Pain Taste The Same When I'm Weak," both of which were made with Billie Eilish's brother Finneas O'Connell. Today, the Swedish pop star is sharing a new cover as part of Spotify's new Studio It's Hits program. It's … More »
Tags: Spotify, Music, Tove Lo, Billie Eilish, Finneas O Connell, Veronica Maggio

Q&A Interview With Texas Based Hip Hop Artist G Phatz

For all the readers who don’t know, is G Phatz your real name or your artist name? It is my artist Name / hood name what most people know me by. How long have you been making music? Any specific influences? Started rocking parties free styling in the late 90s and drop my first album with a group early 2000’s. Being from the south we have so many different influences on our music . Of course Houston artist such as the SPC ( point Blank , K-Rino , Klondike Kat , ) , SUC and the Getto Boys had ...
Tags: Spotify, La, Hip Hop, New Orleans, Jazz, Houston, Sxsw, Corpus Christi, SPC, Q&A Interviews, G Phatz, Blank K Rino Klondike Kat SUC

Q&A With Rising Baltimore Based Hip Hop Artist KennyOffTh3Henny

For all the readers who don’t know, is KennyOffTh3Henny your real name or your artist name? Kenny’s my actual nickname. The Off The Henny part (stylized as OffTh3Henny) was added since it had a better ring to it than my true full name. How long have you been making music? Any specific influences? I’ve been playing guitar since I was 8 and started recording some of my rock music covers and originals when I was 13. I made my first full-length rock album as a senior project in high school, but onc...
Tags: Spotify, Hip Hop, Eminem, Jazz, Baltimore, Josh, Benny, Kenny, Henny, Q&A Interviews, KennyOffTh3Henny, Nas AZ, Calvin Coolidge Dude, Ric Ward, Phil Michael, McDaniel Ric Ward

How to share your Spotify profile

So your music is up on Spotify for the world to hear, now it’s time to share your lovely, custom profile for everyone to see. On Spotify, your artist profile is a very important thing. It’s the hub for all of your releases, a place where new listeners can read your biography to find out your story, see images to put a face to the tunes, and much more. For this reason you want to make it represent you as best as possible. You can customise it so that the images you select come up on your...
Tags: Spotify, Music, Sharing, Share, Profiles, Artist / Label News, Profile, Artist Profile, Customise, Spotify for Artists, Spotify Artists, Spotify for Artist

Spotify look to break emerging artists all around the globe on RADAR

Spotify are launching a new program around the world to push new artists on the global stage starting with 36 fresh faces. RADAR is a brand new program for emerging artists that Spotify have launched in over 50 countries around the world. Their new program looks to root out artists with a lot of potential and pushes them with exclusive recording sessions, documentaries, live sessions, music videos, playlist inclusions and more! It’s safe to say that Spotify are keen to invest in the up-...
Tags: Spotify, Music, Indonesia, Australia, US, Austria, Colors, Radar, Promotion, Digital Music News, New Artists, Programme, Houston Texas, Alaina, Sessions, Up And Coming

Spotify rolls out a more personalized home screen to users worldwide

Spotify has been slowly rolling out a redesigned mobile app in small sections — first with an update to podcast pages, then to other parts of the experience. Today, the company is revamping the most critical part of the Spotify app: the Home screen. Now, when Spotify users launch the app, they’ll notice the new home screen greets them depending on what time of day it is with a “Good Morning,” “Good Afternoon,” or “Good Evening,” for example. But the screen’s content and recommendations will also...
Tags: Travel, Mobile, Apps, Spotify, Music, Media, Pandora, Streaming, Streaming Music, Personalization, Spotify Pandora

Check out Spotify’s brand new Home screen page

Spotify listeners will get something new when they open the app and listen to music with a better home page that caters to them. Spotify have updated their Home screens for mobile and tablet listeners. Spotify’s goal is to make it easier than ever before to dive right back into the music you love or discover something new to stan on. The new home page is a full refresh with more personal curation and contextual So whether you’ve discovered a new podcast, have been listening to an artis...
Tags: Home, Spotify, Podcast, Music, Podcasts, App, Recommendations, Application, Playlists, Curation, Digital Music News, Playlist, Recommendation, Home Page, Refresh, Recently Played

Q&A With Rising Cincinnati, Ohio Based Hip Hop Artist Elias

For all the readers who don’t know, is Elias your real name or your artist name? Elias is my real name as well as my artist name! How long have you been making music?  Any specific influences? I’ve been recording music for about two years now, and commercially I’m influenced by artists like Machine Gun Kelly and Big Sean. Locally, artists/engineers John Junker and Previn Ricks Jr have helped to instill confidence in my abilities to write and record. What city you from?  How is the Hip Hop sc...
Tags: Spotify, Jazz, Cincinnati, Cincinnati Ohio, Elias, Machine Gun Kelly, Q&A Interviews, John Junker, Previn Ricks Jr, Grape Jaro Esc Chris Ash, Brody Coyote

What’s on the Spotify for Artists home page

Spotify for Artists is an incredible tool for artists with customisation features, real-time analytics and much more for your music. Spotify for Artists gives you power over customising your profile, access to real-time statistics, insights into your audience and more. If you’ve not yet claimed your Spotify for Artists profile then head to Here’s what you can see as soon as you go to the app or website: When you have a new release, you can get a pulse check on h...
Tags: Spotify, Music, Streams, Data, Analytics, Artists, Music Streaming, Streaming, Manage, Customisation, Customise, Artist Page, Spotify for Artists, How To / Support / FAQs, Artist Page Customisation

Get to know: Spotify Mobile’s fresh new look

Spotify have updated their mobile apps with a fresh new look that cuts down on words and makes streaming easier. Spotify has a new design for their app on iOS devices that they say will make streaming music even more streamlined than ever. Their new interface has brand new button designs and actions to play music. Here are the new designs to get to know if you’re listening to Spotify on iOS: Simpler and more universal Shuffle Play button Spotify’s new green “shuffle play” ...
Tags: Iphone, Ios, Spotify, Music, Phone, App, Music Streaming, New Look, Mobile App, Digital Music News, Phone App, Redesign, Spotify mobile, Fresh New Look

Spotify polishes its Apple interface with refreshed icons

There's no official timetable for when the update will reach Android platforms
Tags: Ios, Spotify, Music, News, Trends, Home Theater

How to keep track of your music and performance on Spotify for Artists

Spotify for Artists lets you easily see all of your music and track its performance. Here’s how to see all of your music and what it’s doing. Spotify for Artists gives you power over customising your profile, access to real-time statistics, insights into your audience and more. If you’ve not yet claimed your Spotify for Artists profile then head to We’re going to talk about the Music section here. This displays your catalog of songs and releases and helps you keep...
Tags: Spotify, Music, Data, Features, Analysis, Artists, Music Streaming, Streaming, Statistics, Claim, Songs, Playlists, Playlist, Listeners, Analyse, Artist Profile

Streaming Success: Major Labels Make $1 Million an Hour

Major music labels make $1 Million from streaming. In fact, 80% of the music industry’s revenue came from streaming says a new report. Other figures worth highlighting – Streaming revenues brought in $8.8 billion – that’s more than the entire amount of money made from recorded music in 2017. The total number of streaming subscriptions increased by 25%, which accounted for 93% of streaming revenue growth from last year. Can artist earn a million an hour? Yeah right! Artists are earning about $0...
Tags: Spotify, Music, Streaming, Major Labels, The Latest

UK’s Vanela Releases World Away

Check out the World Away by UK singer-songwriter Vanela. It’s a fun and playful pop with a catchy melody that arrived in a time where the national mood is dark.  BBC introducing gave the song some love recently. The track was also added to Spotify’s New Pop UK Playlist. Her songs have appeared in The Sims 4 and ITV’s Ladies of London. She is wrapping up her first solo release with LA-based producer Zaro Vega. 
Tags: Spotify, Music, UK, London, Bbc, Playlist, Indie Invaders, Spotify New Pop, Vanela, Vanela World Away, Zaro Vega

Streaming made nearly 4/5ths of US recorded music revenues in 2019

Music in the US has made over $10 billion for the first time since 2007 and it’s nearly all thanks to streaming revenues. The RIAA (Recording Industry Association of America) have released their year-end report for 2019 showing great things for music in the US. Amazing growth, down nearly solely to music streaming services, has put the US recorded music industry in its best position in over a decade. Revenues for 2019 were up 13% on 2018 and paid streaming subscriptions brought in a who...
Tags: Spotify, Music, US, Music Industry, Revenue, Music Streaming, Streaming, Profits, Revenues, Riaa, Deezer, Digital Music News, Artist / Label News, Recording Industry, Music Revenues, Recorded Music Industry

How to view your Spotify play history

With Spotify on desktop, you can easily see your track-by-track history or a breakdown of all the artists, albums and playlists you’ve listened to recently. Here’s how. Head to the ‘Play Queue’ icon in the bottom right corner. Switch from ‘QUEUE’ to ‘HISTORY’. This will show you a list of your last 50 played tracks. To see a breakdown of recent artists, albums and playlists you’ve played, Spotify gives you a ‘Recently Played’ playlist. Click here to find and remove con...
Tags: Spotify, Music, Web, App, History, Albums, Artists, Desktop, Breakdown, Playlists, Tracks, Queue, Track by track, How To / Support / FAQs, Recently Played, How to view your Spotify play history

How to see your Audience in Spotify for Artists

Spotify for Artists give artists and labels let labels customise artist pages, view real-time analytics and more. Here’s how to analyse your Audience. The Audience section displays a timeline of your total number of listeners, streams, and followers. This enables you and your team to get a sense of how you are doing on Spotify over time, to demonstrate to potential partners how your audience has grown or to compare your latest release to your previous one. You can also understand how pe...
Tags: Spotify, Music, Streams, Data, Analytics, Stats, Artists, Statistics, Audience, Real Time Data, Listeners, Artist Profile, Artist Page, Spotify for Artists, How To / Support / FAQs, Real Time Statistics

How to distribute your beats

There are many platforms online that can help with advertising and selling licenses to your beats for other artists to use in there music. You can also benefit from distributing your beats to stores through RouteNote. Here’s how we can help you out. The following tips depending on the sort of license you’re handing out to artists. Be sure you know exactly what you’re promising artists in terms of how and where they can use and sell your music before implementing any of the below. Dist...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Google Play, Facebook, Spotify, Music, Instagram, Free, Youtube, Rap, Online, Itunes, Hip-hop, Beats, Stores, Tidal

Is NetEase Music safe?

NetEase Music is one of China’s big three in streaming, with over 800 million users. Is the streaming service safe for users and artists? China’s restricted and monitored internet has sparked much controversy over the last few years, but is your information safe on NetEase? We never ask for or send any of your personal information to our partner stores. We only require your music, metadata and a PayPal email address to safely send revenue directly to. As for NetEase’s users, the service is...
Tags: Spotify, Music, China, Paypal, Software, Chinese, Music Streaming, Safe, Music Stores, Routenote, NetEase, Netease Music, Big Three, Is Netease Music Safe

UK’s 2021 work visa for European DJs, musicians poses challenge to cultural exchange

Europe’s cultural integration has made it an oasis for electronic music and music exchange. That makes new hard-line British policy a potential setback. The bright spot: by announcing the policy now, and introducing legislation, there is an opportunity for examination and (hopefully) change, before the policy becomes law. Updated: already, here’s one action for change. The Musicians’ Union is fighting for a passport for artists. You can add your name to the petition and, if you choose, don...
Tags: Spotify, Europe, Music, Usa, UK, London, Opinion, China, US, Eu, Spain, European Union, Culture, Canada, Home Office, Heathrow

Marina Kaye Goes ‘The Whole 9’

We’d be better off if we had more tracks like The Whole 9 flooding the streaming platforms. It’s simple, the French singer-songwriter Marina Kaye delivers the goods – the video is well crafted too. The video has already clocked 300k YouTube streams since it’s release on Feb. 10th. Her first track Twisted landed on Spotify’s New Music Friday Europe with tastemaker support from Wonderland Magazine, Hotpress, and Celebmix. I would love to see this 22 year old have more U.S. presence. Give it a st...
Tags: Spotify, Europe, Music, Playlists, Marina Kaye, New Music Friday, Indie Invaders, Marina Kaye The Whole 9, Wonderland Magazine Hotpress

How much is Spotify for students?

Spotify Premium’s $9.99 a month is in-line with most other major streaming competitors, but if you’re a student, you can get a little more for a lot less. Spotify Premium give you access to their full catalogue, ad-free and offline. In the US you can get a student premium account for half the price of a standard account at $4.99 and you’ll get Hulu and SHOWTIME thrown in at no extra cost. UK pricing is also at £4.99, but with no bonus content. For further savings, check out Spotify’s...
Tags: Spotify, Music, UK, US, Showtime, Hulu, Offline, Apple Music, How Much, Amazon Music, Spotify Premium, 50, Half Price, Ad-Free, Amazon Music Unlimited, Student Discount

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