Now that labels can pay to promote music on Spotify, smaller artists may

While Spotify believes this method of advertising new releases can be a great tool for artists to reach their fans directly, smaller artists and independent labels fear the new policy will aid major labels and established artists and may be harmful to artists with smaller budgets.

Nicki Minaj vs. Spotify

"Spotify ... told me they'd have to teach me a lesson for playing my music ten mins early on #QueenRadio."