Spotify’s Discover Weekly Playlists Have Been Streamed More Than 9 Billion Times

Included with Spotify’s annual lists of artists, albums, tracks and trends that topped the service in 2016, was a mention that should make the music industry happy – the music streamer’s Discover Weekly playlists had been streamed more than 9 billion times as of the end of November.


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Discover Weekly playlists have been streamed more than 9 billion times so far this year, according to Spotify. With the average Discover Weekly playlist ranging from 30-35 tracks each, that ‘s 270 – 315 billion tracks “discovered” so far this year.

If you’re still wondering why the labels want (need?) Spotify and other music streaming services, 300 billion tracks delivered is your answer.