The Spotify Artists Blog

Merchbar to Power Artist Merch on Spotify

Selling merchandise is a simple way for you to connect with listeners and help fuel your career. Starting today, we’ll be working with Merchbar — which features the largest selection of artist gear on the internet — to display your merchandise on Spotify. 

Merchbar offers shirts, socks, and even pineapple leggings from over 35,000 of the world’s artists. Once your merch is listed, top products automatically populate on your Spotify artist page for fans to browse and buy.

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If your merch isn’t already available through Merchbar, you can learn more about how to list it or get in touch with their team. We’ll continue to support offers from BandPage through July 20th as well to give you enough time to get your merch live on Merchbar.

At Spotify, our approach to helping you grow your fanbase is unique. We employ a special blend of human and machine curation to match your music with the perfect set of Spotify listeners. With over 75m music lovers on Spotify, we know your next fans are already here no matter what kind of music you […]

We’re super excited to announce a major new milestone today: Spotify listeners are playing more than one billion streams per week from Spotify’s own playlists.We have thousands of these curated playlists within Browse, each of which is handmade around a specific mood, moment or genre. Some of these playlists – like Rap Caviar, Baila Reggaeton, […]

Spotify was founded for two reasons: to bring all the music in the world to all the world’s music fans in a fun, easy and affordable way – and to create real value for the music industry again, including labels, publishers and the terrific songwriters and artists who create and perform the music we love. […]

New Artist Year In Music Social Cards Showcase How Fans Listened Explore and Share Personalized Year in Music Cards with Fans  Today, Spotify unveiled its interactive celebration of the year in music, politics and culture. Fans can explore and relive these memories and also generate their own personalized Year In Music to see the trends in how […]

 Today, we’re rolling out a limited beta of Spotify Fan Insights, a dashboard that helps artists better understand their Spotify listeners to more effectively grow and engage their fan base.With over 75 million users and 1.7 billion hours of listening each month which adds up to 20 billion listening hours a year (and growing), Spotify […]

Starting on March 2, 2015 we’ll be introducing new rules to improve our Verified Artist program as well as an updated and easier process for apply for verification. These rules will NOT affect artists who have already been verified on Spotify, but will apply to ALL new verification requests. Minimum Followers Criteria: 250 Follower Requirement […]

Changes to a Verified Artist Profile We’ve now made it simpler and easier for fans to find and listen to your Spotify playlists on your verified Artist profile!From today, the Artist Profile & Discography pages have been merged. This means that: The ‘View Profile’ button has been removed. Public playlists can now be found alongside your […]