20 Apr 2017

How to get verified on Spotify in 3 easy steps


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.



Spotify for Artists



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 -


We’ve had lots of enquiries about how to get verified on Spotify here at Ditto Music, so hopefully this guide offers a helpful insight into how to get a blue tick on your artist profile.


Have you been verified on Spotify? Did you find this blog useful? Let us know and help out other musicians like you by sharing any tips and tricks with us the comments below!