Do Spotify playlist curators get paid?

Spotify has more than 70 million songs and about 350 million active users per month. This makes it the first online listening platform. With good visibility on this platform, you can easily increase your music distribution fee and enjoy your music career. So how to increase the base of Spotify subscribers and become more popular.


For the first time in the history of the global music market, digital listening revenues exceeded physical sales (CDs and vinyl records). The pandemic has simply accelerated the revolution that the Western world is already behind. Streaming music services are becoming increasingly popular and recruiting listeners, despite coronavirus. In the first half of the year alone, Spotify, one of the largest players in the streaming market, has increased the number of paid subscribers by more than 14 million.

Playlist curators of the service ensure the promotion of tracks and playlists. These are users who do this work on an amateur or professional basis.

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The curator can be authorized on the service or, so to speak, nameless. The service will pay curators from the first and second categories almost the same. But the work of unauthorized playlist curators will be much less. Most artists who place their compositions on the service and want to promote them, turn to official curators.

Firstly, they are easier to find on social networks and, accordingly, you can quickly and easily contact them. Secondly, the official curator is more trusted, he bears some responsibility for his work and therefore enjoys great authority among artists.

Having become the curator of the Swedish streaming service, it is necessary to formalize business relations with him by virtually signing the corresponding agreement. Next, you will need to fill out a small form in which, in addition to basic information about yourself, indicate your payment details to which the service will transfer funds.

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