Tuesday, July 27

Music

Atlanta, Entertainment, Kanye West, Media, Music, Sports

Kanye West has moved into a sports stadium in Atlanta while he finishes his next album

Kanye West has ditched his mansion to live inside Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta. A listening party reportedly inspired Kanye to remain there until his new album "Donda" is complete. A stadium spokesperson told Insider "we've been able to accommodate his needs while he's with us." LoadingSomething is loading. Kanye West has moved into the Me...
Animals, Music, music streaming, Pets, Playlists, Spotify, Spotify Playlists, Streaming (Reference), Tech How To, Tech Insider, Tech Reference

How to generate a Spotify’Pet Playlist’ with music that both you and your pet will love

Spotify's Pet Playlist feature creates a playlist of music that you'll like, based on your pet's personality. You'll need to tell Spotify what kind of pet you have; you can pick a dog, cat, iguana, hamster, or bird. Spotify says they consulted with a musicologist to pick songs that your specific pet is likely to enjoy. Visit Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. LoadingSomething is loading. ...
Apple Music, Media, Music, Spotify, streaming, Taylor Swift, Tech Insider

Taylor Swift’doesn’t need’ to earn streaming royalties, according to a former Spotify boss who said the company is a distribution platform that wasn’t built to pay artists money

Former Spotify boss Jim Anderson said the platform was designed to distribute music, not pay artists. "I think Taylor Swift doesn't need .00001 more a stream," Anderson told singer Ashley Jana. Apple Music's average per play rate is $0.01. On Spotify, it takes around 250 streams to make $1. See more stories on Insider's business page. A former Spotify boss who is credited with helping to create the Swedish music streaming platform said Spotify was never built to pay artists. "Spotify was created to solve a problem," said Jim Anderson, who also co-founded About.com, at a 2019 music industry conference in New York, according to a ne...