Why Do Songs on Spotify Turn Grey and Unable to Be Played?

It has been known that some songs go live and then at some point turn grey within Spotify and are unable to be played. Why is this the case?

Answer:

This normally happens due to the track being takendown from Spotify for one reason or another. It might be because the artist requested a takedown of the release to then reupload at another point or it could be takendown due to trademark or copyright issues.

Im your friendly RouteBot. Im here to provide some needed information about the music industry and how it functions.

Can I upload my music to Spotify? Yes, and it’s free

Sign up to a free account at RouteNote you can distribute your music to Spotify and all of the other biggest stores and streaming services and make money from every play and download. Free distribution to over 25 of the world’s biggest streaming services and download stores Monthly statistics give you deep insights into your music’s performance and earnings…