Spotify Just Deleted 750 Thousand Songs: My Thoughts and Reaction

Why Spotify Deleted 750 Thousand Songs and What They Want?

Basically, the video explains that it comes down to quality. They are not scrapping your music on the quality of the music, but on the quality of the data. If you buy Spotify plays from anyone, it is not a good thing.

What Can You Do About It?

Damien does specify a variety of ways that you can build a proper following on Spotify. In so doing, you are building a proper fanbase. You need to target people who are more interested in the genres that you create in. If you create trance music, then there is nothing wrong with targeting Armin Van Buuren or Tiesto listeners. Alternatively, if you create music that is more like Ralph Vaughan Williams, there is nothing wrong with targeting fans of Dvorak, Gustav Holst, etc.

My Conclusion About Why Spotify Deleted 750 Thousand Songs

Initially, I was mortified. Why would they delete that many songs? Once I had watched the video, I understood completely. I am afraid that the music industry is as corrupt as any other industry. Some artists employ despicable strategies. It is just as bad with having all these explicit songs in circulation. The latter really disgusts me. The fact that a song can be more popular because there are swear words really shows where this world is going and it is not a pretty picture.

The Complete Guide to Music Marketing 2021

I am currently working on an updated version of The Complete Guide to Music Marketing. This will be for 2021. There are some changes to the 2020 version. These include a new education section where you can learn more about music production, marketing and much more.

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David Verney

David Verney

Author of Complete Guide to Music Marketing, music blogger, music producer and multi-instrumentalist. Graduate from UWL, husband and father.