Streaming platform Spotify has announced that they will be introducing a new feature which will allow users to mute specific artists.
Spotify is reportedly testing a “don’t play this artist” feature in its latest iOS app which will allow users to block an entire artist from playing so that songs from the artist will never play from a library, playlist, chart list, or even radio stations on Spotify.
Spotify has been facing pressure to remove R. Kelly's music from their streaming platform following the #MuteRKelly campaign. They also removed music from XXXtentacion following domestic abuse charges prior to his death.
Last year, Spotify removed R. Kelly from its own curated playlists, but his music still remains on the platform, and Kelly still cuts a check from the streaming giants.