Spotify CEO admits the company bungled policy on artists like R. Kelly
With the dust settled from the controversy over Spotify’s ban on promoting artists like R. Kelly, its CEO admitted they messed up the rollout.
The streaming company received backlash after announcing its policy on hate speech and hateful conduct, which meant Spotify wouldn’t allow music from artists who contravene this to be promoted on its playlists or anywhere in its service.
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Spotify CEO Daniel Ek told Recode’s Code Conference on Wednesday that they “rolled this out wrong” and that they “could’ve done a much better job” on communicating its new policy. Read more…More about Tech, Entertainment, Music, Spotify, and R Kelly
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