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[Playlists] Expand "Discovered On" User-Generated Playlists on Artist Profiles to Show On Mobile

Status: Live Idea

Background


Earlier this year with Spotify's UI change, user-generated playlists (UGP) were removed from artist profiles, before subsequently returning on desktop (with some expansion to now show 50 playlists when pressing 'See All'). Despite the initial scare, it was nice to see that Discovered On made *some* come-back, but it needs more. It's currently unfair that Spotify only shows its own playlists on Mobile, completely removing visibility on UGP.


In fact, with Spotify's recent streamlining of Web/Mobile/Desktop App UIs to all look and function similarly, this new addition shouldn't be difficult at all. If anything, I imagine Spotify is actively omitting Discovered On from artist profiles on mobile now (You can see this in the A/B difference attached, between the Mobile & Narrow Desktop App window view, which are practically the same, except the omission of Discovered On).


I'm requesting for Discovered On to show on Mobile as it does on Desktop, so that:

- Listeners can tap into the huge world of user-curated playlists to find similar artists. 

- Independent curators (labels, bloggers, influencers, etc.) can still have visibility for their playlists, and not drown in an overly monopolized Spotify environment.

- Artists can also obviously enjoy getting more discovery and visibility through a largely available yet untapped resource, especially artists who DEPEND on third party curators, i.e. those not picked up by Spotify algorithms and editorials which are arguably most artists on the platform.

How To Achieve This:

It's very simple. Below the Featuring, Fans Also Like, Appears On & Artist Playlists widget/tabs, just show Discovered On tab as is shown on Desktop. Simple.

Thank you!

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Updated on 2021-10-06

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Comments
Shake-a-Hoof

Great idea, definitely should also be in mobile, no reason it can't 

Alex_Spoon

good idea!!

Luan
Status changed to: New Suggestion

Updated on 2021-08-10

Hello and thanks for bringing your feedback to the Idea Exchange. We've marked this as 'New Suggestion'.
Spotify Staff will look into this idea once it reaches the necessary amount of votes.

More information about how the Spotify Idea Exchange works can be found here.

AdamHeaton

In a mobile first world, anything the desktop app can do the mobile app should do too, and considering this feature on desktop is a great way to discover new playlists / new music, it's a no brainer to add this to the mobile app

Getpeterossi

We think this is a great idea to boost visibility  and level the field for emerging artists.

Luan
Status changed to: Good Suggestion

Updated on 2021-08-18

Hey! Looks like that your idea is growing up fast and it's amazing! We are going to change its status to 'Good Suggestion' now and we hope it continues to be supported by more and more users.
Thanks again for your idea. We really appreciate it 🙂

More information about how the Spotify Idea Exchange works can be found here.

ListenToGlobal

Yes, they should definitely add that feature to mobile!

Decoq

Great idea, We need that! Full support. 

baxtak

Good idea! Let's give more visibility to independent curators and artists who otherwise aren't picked up by Spotify's algorithmic and editorial curation. 

Ark8

I like the idea a lot

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