Spotify users who take great pains to stay on top of their music library on the app may appreciate a quick and easy way to review their favorite artists and songs at a glance. As one of the most popular music streaming platforms, Spotify already has a few bells and whistles designed to help people discover new tracks and expand their musical preferences. However, there is also a myriad of third-party websites that, when given access to Spotify, provide interesting music analytics in a fun and straightforward way.SCREENRANT VIDEO OF THE DAY
Some of these third-party websites scour all kinds of available data on a person's Spotify account, including their liked tracks, saved playlists, followed artist pages, and listening history — to name a few — and repackage them into a cool visual. An example of a quirky one is PokéPlaylist, which turns Spotify users' most-listened-to artists into Pokémon cards. The graphic generated by PokéPlaylist is both informative and cute, which makes it a fun method to share musical tastes on social media.
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Spotify users may not get a snazzy share card from Favorite Music Guru that would make it a good thing to post for visual quality, but what the third-party music analytics generator lacks in design, it makes up for in comprehensive and detailed best-of lists that could be turned into other shareable things online. To run the service, visit the Favorite Music Guru website on a web browser, either on a desktop or mobile device where Spotify is regularly used. Users who are already logged into their Spotify accounts may not need to, but if not, input the required login credentials and hit the 'Log In' button. Once login is successful, hit the 'Agree' button on the page that requests access to Spotify data — like a person's listening history on the app — that's necessary to the process. This should bring the user to a page of their top artist and song rankings on Spotify.
Spotify's 'Favorite Music Guru' Statistics (And What Users Can Do With It)
Favorite Music Guru's text-heavy results page is arranged into thorough and more digestible lists for the Spotify listener's top artists and tracks. It also shows the track that is currently playing — in case the Spotify app was in use when Favorite Music Guru was run — and a list of most recently-listened-to tracks. Those interested in taking a trip down memory lane and reviewing what kind of songs they liked in the past would enjoy the way the third-party site breaks down top Spotify artist-and-track lineups into useful time ranges, namely short-term (last four weeks), medium-term (last six months) and long-term (last few years).
Although the lack of graphics may be off-putting to visual learners, those interested in Favorite Music Guru's data can use it to rediscover old Spotify favorites. In addition, people experienced in using photo-editing apps can copy and paste portions of the lists and create their own best-of images to share on their social media feeds. And of course, the most obvious and probably the best use of Favorite Music Guru is for those with a lot of time and patience to build their Spotify libraries from scratch — they can use the site as a cheat sheet and create new playlists with the same songs as listed, or use them as inspiration to look up tracks of their favorite artists they may not have listened to before.
Source: Favorite Music Guru