Watch: BLACKPINK’s Lisa eats her fave Thai meals on her billion-streams Spotify plaque
“I feel like it’s something unbelievable that my songs have this many people who have listened to them”
Jungkook breaks Spotify record with fastest song to reach 1 billion streams
BTS member Jungkook’s hit single “Seven” made Spotify history by becoming the fastest song to reach 1 billion streams.
Making history: Spoti...
Michelle De Pacina
Filipino singer Juan Karlos’ ‘ERE’ makes history on Spotify
Filipino singer and actor Juan Karlos Labajo has made history with his latest single “ERE,” which became the first Filipino track to debut o...
BLACKPINK’s Lisa sets new world record with 1 billion Spotify streams of ‘Money’
BLACKPINK’s Lisa recently added another Guinness World Record under her belt after her track “Money” surpassed the 1-billion stream mark on ...
Hong Kong protest song vanishes from social media and music platforms
The popular Hong Kong protest anthem “Glory to Hong Kong” has disappeared from several music streaming services and social media platforms.
BLACKPINK sets world record for most-streamed female group on Spotify
BLACKPINK has set a new world record as the most-streamed female group on Spotify, with over 8.88 billion individual streams.
The K-pop quar...
Spotify study explains why BTS’ ‘Dynamite’ is one of the most popular songs to fall asleep to
A study of nearly 1,000 sleep playlists on Spotify has found that songs by BTS and Billie Eilish are among the most popular for listeners to...
Seungkwan of K-pop group SEVENTEEN covers Harry Styles’ ‘As It Was’ for Spotify
Seungkwan of K-pop boy group SEVENTEEN dropped a cover of Harry Styles’ “As It Was” on Friday.
The cover comes with an exclusive video an...
This Spotify user’s creative playlist doubles as an actual kimchi fried rice recipe
Spotify user Noah Conk’s Spotify playlist that doubles as a kimchi fried rice recipe has become a hit online.
The playlist contains a tota...
K-pop rookie girl group Ive makes Spotify history, beats Big Bang and Red Velvet on music show
Rookie K-pop girl group Ive made Spotify history with their song “Love Dive,” which now holds the record for greatest first-week streams by...
Issues & Racism
‘But what if that’s what they sound like?’: Clips of Joe Rogan mocking Asian accents add to controversy
Alex Paterson, a senior researcher for progressive media watchdog group Media Matters took to Twitter to call out podcast host Joe Rogan fo...
Andrew Yang apologizes for saying Joe Rogan isn’t racist because he works with black people
Andrew Yang attempted to backtrack on an earlier tweet that said podcast host Joe Rogan isn’t racist because he works with Black people.
BTS dominate 2021 year-end Spotify Wrapped, Apple Music Replay lists
South Korean group BTS dominated Spotify and Apple music in 2021, according to the streaming platforms’ year-end lists.
Breaking records: Sp...
Taylor Swift Still Bitter About Spotify, Calls it a ‘Startup with No Cash Flow’
Taylor Swift is still feeling salty about Spotify not paying artists enough, or at least not appreciating the value of her art as much as sh...
50 Cent’s Fans Have a Hilarious Plan to Make the Rapper Rich Again
It has been a rough month for hip-hop artist Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson, who filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy on July 13 after being ordered to...
Apple is Under Investigation for Allegedly Pressuring Taylor Swift to Leave Spotify
Apple is under suspicion of pressuring music labels to opt for its streaming music services over “freemium” ones offered by popular companie...
Salty Spotify CEO Sums Up Apple’s New Music Streaming Service in Two Words
In typical fashion of their keynote announcements, Apple announced a slew of new services at their WWDC (World Wide Developer’s Conference) ...
This is How Much Tidal Actually Pays Music Artists
If you’re still not exactly sure what all that woe-is-me attitude at the root of Jay Z and co.’s grandstanding at Tidal’s relaunch earlier t...