Taylor Swift’s New Album Midnights creates Spotify Outage

As many as 7,844 outages were reported by users across the global monitoring service Downdetector at 1.10am in New York after Spotify tweeted about Taylor Swift’s new album “Midnights”. — AFP

Midnights, Taylor Swift's new album creates Spotify outage
“Midnights” Taylor Swift’s new album creates Spotify outage

After Spotify tweeted about the new album at 1.10am in New York, users across the world reported as many as 7,844 outages to the global monitoring service Downdetector.

Popular entertainment releases have also crashed video streaming services recently. In August, HBO Max was overwhelmed by users flocking to the service after the debut of the Game Of Thrones prequel. – Bloomberg

As of 1.10 a.m. New York time, phrases related to Swift’s release were trending globally on Twitter, with four in the top ten. “Spotify” was trending second, with many users lamenting the reported outage.

Outside of business hours, Spotify did not immediately respond to a request for comment from Bloomberg News.

Thousands of users reported difficulties accessing Spotify Technology SA just minutes after the release of popstar Taylor Swift’s latest album Midnights.

Taylor Swift Midnights Playlist

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