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Please stop grouping female artists in radio regardless of genre/style

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Radio stations originating from female-fronted artists have 90% female artists featured.  While I love my female-fronted bands, it's rather limiting/pigeon-holing to have a Sleater-Kinney radio only have female bands, even in unrelated genres.  Another example, Grimes radio won't play awesome intricate electronic/dance music, but instead kind of similar sounding female vocalists (Angel Olsen, Warpaint, etc.) While I enjoy these female musicians, they certainly aren't of a similar genre to Grimes and would be more approriate if I'd selected a similar genre musician.  

Any way that we could stop grouping female artists in radio just because they are female?

Hey @rileyk32! Welcome to the Spotify Community!

Spotify doesn't make any distinction between gender but I completely understand where you're coming from and rest assured, I've passed on your feedback on this. Let me know if there's anything else I can help you with.

 

Take care! 🙂

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rileyk32

Some more examples: Courntey Barnett radio will play two male artists of 15 and not even include Kurt Vile, though they are actively doing a collab.  Wouldn't it be weird if male-started radio stations only played male artists?  Say you play Odesza and Phantogram never shows up?? (Kurt Vile radio plays an equal amount of male artists and female, including Courtney Barnett)

Hubo
Status changed to: Closed

Hey @rileyk32! Welcome to the Spotify Community!

Spotify doesn't make any distinction between gender but I completely understand where you're coming from and rest assured, I've passed on your feedback on this. Let me know if there's anything else I can help you with.

 

Take care! 🙂

edeas88

This definitely happens for both male and female based artists, 3 years on. With the music I have been listening to if I browse Related Artists when I'm viewing a male artist it will show mostly male artists and the flip with female artists.


It's pretty obviously a trend in how things are getting categorized whether Spotify says they really just don't do that or not. I am sure it's a pretty mechanical thing happening so I am just drawing attention, not making issue.