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It plays the songs you forgot you loved, and curates your favourite tunes. Paired with commentary from your own personal AI DJ – you’ll love Spotify’s DJ.

Music streaming platforms have become our go-to companions, providing access to an extensive library of songs. Spotify has taken this experience to the next level with its innovative AI feature: DJ. Read on to discover how Spotify’s DJ feature is revolutionising the way we discover and enjoy music.

The birth of Spotify’s DJ

Spotify’s commitment to enhancing user experience has led to the development of various features, and the AI DJ shows their dedication. Launched as part of a broader initiative to personalise music recommendations, Spotify’s DJ uses advanced algorithms to understand your musical preferences and curate playlists tailored to your tastes.

How it works

The AI DJ feature leverages a vast amount of user data, including listening history, liked songs, and even the time of day a user is most active. The algorithm considers not only the genres and artists you love, but also your mood based on your recent listening history, and when you’ve skipped a song.

The feature can help you discover hidden gems – suggesting songs and artists you might have overlooked. This discovery element adds an exciting and unpredictable dimension to your music journey.

Spotify’s DJ also features very human-like commentary from its AI, so it feels like you’re in a club and have your own personal DJ. Zeena Qureshi, Product Director at Spotify, emphasised the importance of a human voice accompanying the feature, allowing listeners to develop a connection with the DJ, creating a positive experience. Qureshi shared…

“By incorporating voice traits such as pacing, projection, emotion and emphasis, it results in a DJ that’s emotional and highly realistic.”

Zeena Qureshi
Spotify’s AI DJ

How to use Spotify’s DJ

Simply launch the Spotify mobile app on device, navigate to the Music feed on the Home screen and tap DJ – or locate it in the Made for You hub in the Search tab. After that, let Spotify handle the rest!

If the atmosphere doesn’t quite suit your preferences, simply tap the blue and green DJ button located at the bottom right of the screen to discover alternative genres, artists, or moods.

Spotify’s DJ is not just a feature; it’s a glimpse into the future of music curation. By harnessing the power of artificial intelligence, DJ has elevated user’s listening experience, offering personalised and dynamic playlists that adapt to the rhythm of their lives. As tech continues to evolve, we can only anticipate more exciting developments that will further transform the way we engage with music. Let Spotify’s DJ take the stage and immerse yourself in a world of music tailored just for you.

Please note, the feature is only available to Spotify premium users in select countries across Europe, Asia, Africa, as well as Australia and NZ. The feature is in Beta mode, and improvements to the AI will be made as the feature expands to new markets.

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