Spotify testing Web3 wallets integration
Music streaming platform Spotify expands its Web3 efforts by testing token-enabled playlists in a number of key markets.
Overlord, a Web3 gaming ecosystem, announced its partnership with Spotify on Feb. 22. The token-enabled community-curated playlist from Overlord might now be accessed through Web3 wallets of those that maintain the Creepz nonfungible tokens (NFTs) on Spotify. Solely Android customers from the USA, United Kingdom, Germany, Australia and New Zealand can unlock the playlists.
Different members within the three-month pilot are the Fluf, Moonbirds and Kingship metaverse communities. Whereas Fluf and Moonbirds didn’t share any particulars on their partnership with the streaming service publicly, Kingship confirmed its participation in a pilot on Twitter. To unlock the tracklist, together with the hits by Queen, Missy Eliott, Snoop Dogg and Led Zeppelin, customers ought to possess a Kingship Key Card NFT.
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The announcement triggered a surge of Web3 music tokens. For instance, Viberate’s (VIB) native token was up 33%. Different tokens, reminiscent of Audius (AUDIO) and Rhythm (RHYTHM), rose 4% and a pair of.5%, respectively.
In Might 2022, Spotify started testing NFT galleries on musicians’ profiles. Though with out an possibility of direct buy, it let the customers preview the artists’ NFTs and be redirected to the OpenSea web page the place they might buy the gadgets.
The music market stays one of many blooming areas of crypto adoption. In late January, value-for-value podcasting platform Fountain introduced a partnership with Zebedee to allow Bitcoin (BTC) micropayments for podcast listeners. In February, royalty rights from Rhianna’s hit 2015 track, “Bitch Higher Have My Cash,” have been provided as a part of a group of 300 NFTs.