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Industry: Spotify Is Accused Of Creating Fake Artists

Industry: Spotify Is Accused Of Creating Fake Artists

Spotify was recently accused of pushing 'fake artists' in their popular playlists. They were accused of being fake because they appear nowhere else on the internet or in real life. Sometimes it is pen names for other songwriters, but what if Spotify has created AI that generates music for them? Is this ethical or right? Spotify is, in essence, paying itself royalties on top of the ad revenue that they already get. This then takes time and money away from real artists who may be struggling.

It's an interesting hypothetical idea, as it is not yet known what they are doing and why these artists are not known elsewhere. Read more about this topic at this location.