These numbers are in your pocket and hold the key to understanding how listeners find and respond to your music. The Spotify for Artists app uses this information to provide rich listener data. Where are you? What else do you like?
Understanding this data is valuable in all aspects of the music business. It will help you discover where to tour, how to market yourself, what tracks to focus on, who to work with, and potential new audiences to tap into. Artists with reasonable control over their data can turn the guesswork and random games of the music industry into centralized operations.
What is the essential thing the Spotify for Artists app can offer artists?
At the core of Spotify for Artists is access to data that helps us understand who and where our audience is and what songs resonate most with our listeners. With this information, you can make data-driven decisions about marketing your songs, who to work with, and where to tour and promote your music.
Also, you can stream your music by understanding what kind of playlists they’re adding you to or seeing how many people are listening to your music in real time.
What does the Audience part of the app do?
The Audience section shows a timeline of your total number of listeners, streams, and followers. It will help you and your team understand how you’re doing on Spotify over time, show potential partners how your audience has grown, and compare your latest release to previous releases.
You can also understand how people listen to music by viewing Streams source charts. This graph shows what percentage of your total streams come from which sources on Spotify. Directly from your artist profile page or one of our editorial playlists. This graph helps you understand if people are actively searching for your music, saving it to their library, and adding it to their playlists. Or if they found your music primarily through playlists such as Discover Weekly.
You can also learn about the demographics of your audience by looking at graphs for age, gender, top countries, and top cities.
These indicate what percentage of the audience is male, female, non-binary, or indeterminate gender, and age cutoff points. You can also view a world map showing which countries and cities stream music most. This information helps us improve our advertising and win new partnerships.
Another helpful feature is Spotify uses data collected from listeners to show similar artists based on a combination of music discussions and trends across the web. We can use this information to find the perfect tour mate or collaborator or to target your marketing.
What does the music part of the app do?
It shows a catalog of songs and releases, tracks the performance of the latest releases on Spotify, and which songs resonate with listeners most. And how people find and listen to your music.” has been added. You can also view and compare total streams between releases in this section.
For each of your songs on Spotify, a timeline of total streams and streams showing how [listener] finds and plays your music, sources, charts, top countries, top cities, and a chart comparing their performance. Songs from different countries. All this information will help you track the performance of your latest singles and compare the performance of your tracks.
The Music section has a Playlists tab that shows which public playlists on Spotify has been added to and how many times it has been streamed from those playlists. Spotify listeners create millions of unique playlists. It is a great way to understand your loved ones. They can help you understand how your music resonates and how your reach is growing. It can also affect other types of playlists. When fans save music to their playlists, it indicates what music they like and is used to generate recommendations.
And what about “home”?
If you have a newer version, you can use the real-time stream to get a pulse check on the latest version’s performance. For the first seven days, you can watch the new release live stream. The number of live streams is updated every 2 seconds. The home screen shows how many people worldwide are listening to your music in real time, an overview of key stats from the past week, top songs and playlists, and cards highlighting recent milestones and educational resources is displayed.
Spotify is one of the most prominent players in the music industry today. Therefore, having many followers on the platform dramatically contributes to the indie’s success as an artist. But the world of Spotify is still a mystery, with many artists looking for ways to get more plays and an audience.
Unfortunately, there are no secret hacks for instant Spotify success overnight. However, there are some tactics we can employ to help your music reach as many people as possible.
Buying streams and cheating are useless. Depending on the service you use, the distributor or Spotify may consider you purchased the stream and penalize the artist by permanently disabling their account. That’s why it’s essential to build your platform awareness incrementally and organically.