Fairness Rocks News Spotify Issues Stern Warning on Fake Streams — Promises to Withhold Royalties and Remove Content


Fairness Rocks News Spotify Issues Stern Warning on Fake Streams — Promises to Withhold Royalties and Remove Content

Home Industry News Spotify Issues Stern Warning on Fake Streams — Promises to Withhold Royalties and Remove Content

Author: Ashley King

Date: October 3, 2021

Original Source: Digital Music News

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Spotify Issues Stern Warning on Fake Streams — Promises to Withhold Royalties and Remove Content

Spotify is cracking down on fake streams with promises to withhold royalties and remove content.

Fake streams are plays of music by bots, hijacked accounts, or other inauthentic listening methods. It’s become such a problem that J Cole rapped about it in the 2018 song, “A Lot.”

“Getting they plays from machines /
I can see behind the smoke and mirrors /
N**gas ain’t really big as they seem.”

Read More: https://www.digitalmusicnews.com/2021/10/03/what-are-fake-streams-spotify-for-artists/?mc_cid=d715235f61&mc_eid=bc3b3ee17f