Spotify just launched the ‘Best Of Playlists’ that covers 10 different genres. The “Best of Playlists” consists of curated genre-specific playlists that features the best songs of 2019 and the decade. Today’s Top Hits, RapCaviar, Hot Country, Viva Latino, Are&Be, mint, Rock This, Ultimate Indie, African Heat, Top Christian and Roots Rising are all received their own “Best of…”
“Spotify is thrilled to shine a spotlight on the launch our Best of Playlists this year,” said Jeremy Erlich, Spotify’s Head of Music Strategy. “These playlists are 100% human curated by our expert teams – whether one agrees or disagrees with the choices, we hope they will generate a bigger cultural conversation about music.”
20 year old new comer Nina Chuba drops the impressive track Lips Shut. The track reminds me of DICTATOR by the latest buzz artist REI AMI which we have on our Indie Invaders Playlist. Repped by Mag Mgmt, the Hamburg electro-pop artist has received blog love and showing 360k total 2019 Spotify streams. Her backstory is that she started her career as a child actress before pursuing a path in music. She is currently working on her debut EP.
The 21-year-old hip hop artist Juice WRLD (Interscope) has died. Best known for his single “Lucid Dreams” he was a rising star in the rapper world. He was reportedly alive when emergency officials arrived on the scene, but was pronounced dead at a local hospital.
Watch out for Brooklyn based indie pop artist Lydia Ford. The 25 year old Ireland native just dropped the mid-tempo Talk, definitely worth a listen. Taking inspiration from the production of acts like Sigrid, Julia Michaels and Lauv – she has supported Delorentos on their “Bullet In A Gun” Tour. Garnering attention from blogs, the bedroom pop producer landed on playlists including New Music Friday UK, A Breath of Fresh ÉIRE, and Poptronix. Last year she wrapped up with 230K Spotify streams.
Apple is teaming up with Billie Eilish. The company named her Artist of the Year for the first Apple Music Awards. The company is also laying down sizable chunk of cash for the rights to a documentary following her life after she released her debut album, When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?. The documentary was co-produced by Eilish’s own record label and will be released through Apple TV.