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Just in time for summer, Spotify is beautifying our playlists by expanding the popular blend feature that debuted last year. Now users can collaborate and create shared playlists with their favorite artists or create a playlist with up to 10 friends.
For those who don’t know, Spotify Blend is a feature that puts together the ultimate playlist by pulling favorite songs from both yours and a friend’s library. The Shared Blend playlist will evolve, just like your library, give you a song “match score” and let you share the playlist on social media.
Previously, it was limited to just one person, but now you can add that entire group chat to join in the fun. With today’s update, users can create the ultimate playlist by creating one with up to 10 friends, or even add your favorite artists to the mix and see what they love to listen to when they’re not jamming on stage.
To create a new mixed playlist for groups, open Spotify and type “Blend” in the search tab. From here, tap the invite button and start adding friends with the same taste (or different) to your group. Once people accept the invites, you all get one epic shared playlist. Better yet, Spotify shows you which songs belong to whom.
Plus, you can take it one step further and create a blend playlist with your favorite music artists. Imagine being able to partner with BTS or Megan Thee Stallion. Well, you can. You can even add artists or a mix of friends and performers (up to 10) with musicians such as BTS, Diplo, Kacey Musgraves, Lauv, Mimi Webb, NiziU, Tai Verdes, Camilo, Angèle, Badshah, Benjamin Ingrosso, Bennett Coast, and more . This makes up what is probably the coolest playlist you’ve ever had.
And while adding your favorite artists is probably Spotify’s way of showcasing some of their new music, it’ll still be fun to see what artists are listening to and if your music tastes match. I like the idea of creating a shared playlist with the whole family or a group of friends, but adding artists is a nice idea.
So make a new Blend today and make sure you have a well-tuned playlist ready for all those summer vibes.