How Can I Get a Verified Spotify Artist Profile?
Getting a blue tick next to your name with Spotify verification is a great way to boost your credibility on the world’s most popular streaming platform.
You no longer need 250 followers to get verified on Spotify, thanks to Spotify for Artists. Here’s how to do it in 3 simple steps.
Spotify has made it much simpler for artists to get a blue tick on their profile, opening Spotify verification up to everyone. It’s now easier than ever to get verified, so let’s go through the steps you’ll need to to take to get verified on the world’s most popular streaming platform:
How to get verified on Spotify ?
1. Make sure your music is live on Spotify
First of all, you’ll, of course, need to have music live on Spotify, and your own artist profile. It doesn’t matter how many followers you have, if your tracks are on there, you’re ready to apply for Spotify verification.
If you’ve made great music, but it’s not on Spotify yet, you can learn how to get music on Spotify here. Also, if you’d like to get your music playlisted, you can submit your music for the chance to be included on the Ditto Music Spotify playlists right now.
2. Get access to Spotify for Artists
To get verified on Spotify and a blue tick on your profile, you’ll need to access Spotify for Artists.
Spotify for Artists is open to all artists and their management, and not only offers the opportunity to be verified, but also a range of analytics and insights, designed to help you understand your audience.
Just some of the tools available through Spotify for Artists include figures on the demographics and locations of your listeners, as well as data on similar artists, individual songs and playlists. You can also use the service to update and customise your artist profile, and access the Spotify Help Centre.
3. Sit back and wait to get verified on Spotify
Once you’ve successfully signed up to Spotify for Artists, you’ll receive a verified tick on your artist profile. There are no application forms to complete, but your tick may not appear straight away, so be patient and give it a few weeks! But once you’re verified, you’ll get access to a number of great new benefits.
Benefits of Spotify verification?
- The famous blue tick next to your artist name
- Access to Spotify for Artists’ analytics and fan insights
- The power to generate and submit artist playlists
- The chance to customise profiles with pictures and bios
- The automatic transfer of followers from your original Spotify account to your artist page
How long does it take to verify Spotify artist?
We’re Simplifying Artist Verification
Artist verification on Spotify has always lived separately from our core products for artists. Until now. Today, artist verification and artist playlisting are both becoming part of Spotify for Artists.
- Is it hard to get verified on Spotify?
- How many followers do you need to get verified on Spotify?
- What does a blue check mean on Spotify?
- What does verified artist mean?
- How does Spotify verify blue?
- How do artists get verified?
As an artist, you no longer need to fill out a separate form to get verified on Spotify — just get access to your profile in Spotify for Artists and you’re all set. Artist playlisting is also being integrated into Spotify for Artists. You and your team can post playlists, update images, and make picks all from the same place — simplifying how you manage your artist profile.
What this means if you’re already verified:
- Whether you use Spotify for Artists or not, you’ll keep your verification.
- All the playlists on your artist profile will stay there.
- If you’re verified but haven’t used Spotify For Artists, get access to Spotify for Artists here.
- As of early May, you’ll need to use Spotify for Artists to add and remove playlists from your artist profile. You’ll still use your personal Spotify account to create and edit them.
What this means if you’re not verified yet:
- To get verified, you’ll need to get access to Spotify for Artists.
- Spotify for Artists is available for all artists and their management teams. You no longer need 250 followers to get verified.
- As of early May, you can add any playlist to your artist profile using Spotify for Artists — the same way you add an artist pick. You’ll use your personal Spotify account to create and edit artist playlists.
- While we’re working as quickly as we can, you may not see the verified check mark on your page until early May.
We know verification and artist playlisting are important to you, so we’ll keep working on improvements and new features that make it even simpler.