Fairness Rocks News Spotify Music Head on Muting Artists and That R. Kelly Debacle: “Our Intentions Were Good”


Fairness Rocks News Spotify Music Head on Muting Artists and That R. Kelly Debacle: “Our Intentions Were Good”

Home Industry News Spotify Music Head on Muting Artists and That R. Kelly Debacle: “Our Intentions Were Good”

Author: Eriq Gardner

Date: February 7, 2019

Original Source: Hollywood Reporter

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Spotify Music Head on Muting Artists and That R. Kelly Debacle: “Our Intentions Were Good”

Five years ago, Nick Holmsten was on a mountain, skiing with his wife and teenage son and daughter, when he got the phone call that would shape his life. Spotify CEO Daniel Ek wanted a meeting. A week later, Holmsten realized Ek’s purpose: Spotify was interested in acquiring Tunigo, the music discovery app that Holmsten had founded in 2010 after abandoning hopes of hitting it big as a member of a Swedish Britpop band. Sensing Spotify’s big future, he joined up.

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