Spotify today announced that Tiësto would be the first of a select number of artists to have their own Spotify Artist App on the platform. The Artist Apps are designed to give users a curated experience through a wide range of music genres, categorizing and organizing Spotify’s 16 million plus tracks and educating music fans on various genres and subgenres. Other artists selected include legendary producer Qunicy Jones.
The new app, entitled “Tiesto’s Club Life,” features Tiësto curating the best of dance music across Spotify. The app will include a Single of the Week, Album of the Month, Festival of the Month, and a chart of the hottest dance music.
“Spotify is one of the most exciting platforms out there, helping to redefine the way people listen to music,” said Tiësto. “I'm delighted to be part of it, and to give dance music fans a new way to discover artists, albums, festivals, and to share what I'm into, ” Tiësto says
“Tiesto’s Club Life” Artist App is available globally on the desktop client of Spotify on the left hand nav bar.
Tiësto has transcended musical genres to create a global “Tiësto” brand. His achievements include: a Grammy nomination, numerous MTV awards, performing at the opening ceremony of the 2004 Athens Olympic Games to an audience of billions, and even a wax statue at Madame Tussauds. With over 12 million friends on Facebook, 1+ million followers on Twitter, more than 300 million hits on YouTube, a globally syndicated Club Life Radio Show and his Club Life Podcast (#1 music podcast on iTunes globally), not to mention having played to millions live around the world, Tiësto has truly become a universal phenomenon. Tiësto has worked with superstars such as Kanye West, Coldplay, Gotye, Katy Perry, Nelly Furtado, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Goldfrapp and many more. 2012 has seen Tiësto achieve new heights in his stellar career - launching his very own Club Life Radio Channel on Sirius XM, releasing his AKG by Tiësto headphone range and iPhone app, along with his hugely successful Club Life - Volume Two Miami album. Headline performances at festivals around the world, residencies at Pacha in Ibiza and the Wynn in Las Vegas, as well as his upcoming Club Life College Invasion Tour in October, all promise to make this year Tiësto's biggest yet.