Spotify, the world’s famous giant audio streaming and music provider platform deleted Neil Young’s music from its platform on his demand. The “Old Man” and “Heart of Gold” singer published a letter to his manager and record label “Warner Music Group” to instantly remove all the music from Spotify as Joe’s podcast is spreading misinformation regarding the Covid 19 vaccines.
Neil Young’s Take on This Trending Topic
“I am doing this because Spotify has become the home of life-threatening COVID misinformation.”Young published a letter on his website where he said,
“They can have Rogan or Young. Not both.”He further added,
“I truly want to thank the many, many people who have reached out to me thanking me for taking this position — people who are health professionals on the front lines, people who have lost loved ones to COVID or who are worried for their own children and families. I have never felt so much love coming from so many .”Neil wrote in an open letter on Wednesday
Similarly, Neil Young wanted others to do the same & get off their content from Spotify.
“I sincerely hope that other artists and record companies will move off the Spotify platform and stop supporting Spotify’s deadly misinformation about Covid.”He said in a statement on his website, but he knows that it won’t happen anytime.
As per the sources, Young stated that he would have to bear the loss 60% of his streaming revenue globally which result in
The removal is “a huge loss for my record company to absorb.”Young stated that he would have to bear the loss of 60% on his streaming revenue globally
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Spotify’s Reaction Over the Conflict Between Young & Joe
“We want all the world’s music and audio content to be available to Spotify users. With that comes great responsibility in balancing both, safety for listeners and freedom for creators. We have detailed content policies in place and we’ve removed over 20,000 podcast episodes related to COVID since the start of the pandemic.”
“We regret Neil’s decision to remove his music from Spotify, but hope to welcome him back soon.”Spotify said in a statement
Earlier, many medical professionals and scientists penned down a letter to Spotify urging to take strict action against Rogan for sharing false information through his world’s famous podcast named ” The Joe Rogan Experience.”