Threats, Bullying and Misinformation: Inside Spotify’s Battle With Songwriters

While Spotify was making public statements about its intentions, the company approached a number of songwriters, especially those who had been feted as Secret Geniuses and celebrated with billboards, parties and playlists collecting their hits, to start private conversations. “They called a lot of us directly trying to convince us to put down our weapons,” explains a second frustrated hit-writer. “I was misled in the communication. The truth of the situation was misrepresented to the benefit of Spotify’s perspective.”

Source: Threats, Bullying and Misinformation: Inside Spotify’s Battle With Songwriters

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