Spotify focuses on personalization so that you can listen to the right music at the right time.
Hence, they introduced playlists like “Discover Weekly” and the annual Wrapped campaign.
Their latest innovation uses the power of AI to connect with your favorite artists.
With DJ, you can listen to a personalized music lineup with commentary in a realistic voice.
It will deliver songs based on your favorites and listening history.
You can also give the DJ your feedback so that it can curate a better lineup.
In this guide, you’ll learn how to get Spotify AI DJ, what is it, and how to access or use it in your country (e.g., the US, Canada).
What is Spotify AI DJ?
The Spotify AI DJ, or DJ, is a personalized lineup of songs with realistic commentary that is curated just for you.
The DJ will know your music taste based on your listening history, playlists, and others.
It uses Spotify’s personalization technology, generative AI, and a dynamic AI voice platform.
Spotify’s personalization technology will create a lineup of music based on your interests.
Generative AI utilizes OpenAI’s technology that relies on Spotify’s music editors.
With the Sonantic acquisition and voice model, the DJ can commentate with a realistic voice.
The DJ will constantly improve based on your feedback by telling what you like and dislike.
How to Get Spotify AI DJ
To get Spotify AI DJ, you need to subscribe to Spotify Premium.
After you’ve subscribed to Spotify Premium, go to the home page of the app.
Lastly, select the “Music” tab and tap on the play button on the DJ card.
The DJ will play a lineup of music that is curated for you with commentary.
If you don’t like the current song, tap on the DJ button to listen to a new genre/artist/mood.
Here’s how to use the Spotify AI DJ:
- Subscribe to Spotify Premium ($9.99 per month).
- Go to the home page of Spotify.
- Select the “Music” tab at the top.
- Select “Play” on the DJ card.
Note: As of March, the Spotify AI DJ is only available in the US and Canada—you also need to have Spotify Premium to use the feature (source: Spotify’s Newsroom).
Spotify Premium users outside of the US and Canada will not have access to the DJ.
Spotify will be rolling out the DJ on a global scale soon.
There is no ETA provided, so if you’re living elsewhere, you need to wait until it’s available in your country.