Verified VS non-verified profiles
Verified profiles have this blue mark
badge and also access to numerous features available only to
verified artists. The badge is an indication that the artist has gained control
over his data and his public information. Below you will find
all the exclusive features that are automatically unlocked once
your artist profile gets verified.
Why you should get a verified profile?
blue mark badge and getting verified is a must-do for every
artist. If you want to increase your chances of getting added on
an editorial playlist, you definitely need to get through
the Spotify artist verification process. You will know the
outcome of your attempt by getting (or not) the blue checkmark
next to your Spotify artist profile.
If you succeed, the listeners will think more highly of you as an
artist, and the curators are more likely to consider you as a
viable option for their playlist. This is an must-grab
opportunity to look more professional. In addition, you will
gain access to a numerous of interesting locked assets that
will help you enhance the quality of your profile.
Exclusive features for verified artists
through the Spotify
verification process opens a lot of doors for you as an artist. These insights will help you get your track
heard by a greater audience that include both listeners and
curators. It will be much more encouraging for those curators to
examine your song if
they see that you are verified artist but that also increases the
chances of getting added to a user's playlist.
Here are all the features available
only to verified artists:
· Access to
Spotify streaming analytics and statistics.
· Blue mark
badge next to your artist name.
· Full control
over your profile data, ability to change image, biography,
· Ability to post future gigs and tour dates.
· Ability to add custom image along with a
selected playlist and pin it as "artist' pick".
· Ability to
add a direct paypal support button through which fans can
make donations directly to your paypal account.
How to pass the Spotify artist verification?
process that all artists must go through includes four simple
steps. On an effort to make it easier for you to complete the
process, we have listed below those five steps in detail.
Step 1 · Login into your Spotify account using either a smartphone or a desktop pc.
Step 2 · In order to access the artist verification
section you either need to visit that
link using a browser on a
desktop computer or download the app and go through a mobile
device. If you choose the mobile app method to go through, all
you have to do is to press the "Claim your profile" button after
you login into your Spotify account.
Step 3 ·
After pressing the "Claim your profile" button, you will be
requested to fill
in your artist name and opt for one of the two options, "Manager
representing an artist" or "Artist". Pick the
"artist" if you represent yourself.
Step 4 · Spotify will ask you to fill in a set of personal details that
will help them verify your attempt is legit and you have the
rights to proceed. Fill in the required info.
Step 5 · Now all you have to do it wait for a couple of
days till the Spotify teams checks your application and assigns
(or rejects) artist access to your account.