It’s officially December and this can only mean one thing – other than Christmas of course. Spotify Wrapped 2021 should be coming out soon. Here’s what you need to know about it
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With 381 million monthly active users as of recently, Spotify is the go-to app for music and podcasts for people across the UK as well as the rest of the world.
Every year, the music streaming platform releases Spotify Wrapped, a favourite feature of users who flock to the app to find out their most listened artists and songs.
For instance, last year Puerto Rican rapper Bad Bunny claimed more than 8.3 billion streams from Spotify users.
He was the most most streamed artist worldwide and his album also held the top spot for the most-streamed album.
Similarly, Billie Eilish was the most streamed female act for the second year running.
Spotify also creates a playlist of the music that has been listened to most throughout the year.
When can you access Spotify Wrapped 2021 ?
You should be able to access it any day now.
Spotify usually releases statistics in early December, with data including the listening habits of users between January 1 and October 31.
Though the streaming site hasn’t confirmed any official date for Spotify Wrapped 2021, it usually releases data insights in the first week of December.
For example Spotify Wrapped was released on December 2 in 2020 and December 5 in 2019 and we can expect the release this year to happen around the same time as well.
Spotify tweeted about this year’s Spotify Wrapped on November 23, writing: “Let the countdown begin. Like this tweet to get a reminder when your #SpotifyWrapped is ready, along with a few other treats.”
Then on November 30, the platform once again: “Anyone else nervous to see their #SpotifyWrapped?” as user continued to speculate on when the information will be released.
How to get Spotify Wrapped?
The app users will be able to access the feature on the Spotify app as soon as it becomes available.
You’ll be able to find personalised data in different infographic slides, which can be shared easily on social media.
Steps to quickly access it are :
1. Open the Spotify mobile app
2. Tap on the “Your 2021 Wrapped” banner on the home screen to access your Wrapped playlist.
3. Click the banner to be directed to Spotify Wrapped “Story,” where you will be able to view your customized statistics.
If you don’ t see the banner on your app, you can also find out by searching ‘Wrapped’ within the app like you would when you search for an artist, song, or podcast.
To make sure you have access to this year’s Spotify Wrapped, double check that your app is updated to its latest version. Even if you don’t use the streaming service, you can still find the overall site stats on the Spotify website.
George Holan is chief editor at Plainsmen Post and has articles published in many notable publications in the last decade.