revenue based on streams, theyre effectively paid (or paid back) by Spotify for initially paying to get their music on the platform. For the last couple years, SpotLister sought to help musicians gain a spot on Spotify playlists. In a statement, the company noted, There is no pay-to-playlist or sale of our playlists in any way. There are some playlists that have 90,000 followers that can charge 100-200 for an add, all the way up to playlists with 500,000 who can charge 2,000 for one placement. Now, it seems that these services are truly meeting their end or at least, SpotLister. When more people started getting into the game, you saw the prices starting to rise, and then the playlisters started seeing that they were relevant and worth a lot more. Want to relive a bit of a concert by your favorite band? As a result, SpotLister noted on its website, Our API key has been deactivated and we will no longer be able to operate our platform. Paul McCartney - and 2010's Tower Sessions on both sides of the Atlantic. Check out the app online. Born in Leicester, England on November 14, 1976, Lister started to play guitar at the age of eight, jamming along with his father's old blues records. Straight Talkin' Records for 2013's Home, which was followed in 2016 by Eyes Wide Open. Robbie McIntosh, best known as a guitarist for. Clients would pay the two 21-year-old college students and co-founders anywhere between 1,000 and 5,000 to ensure that their music ended up on a prominent playlist.