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The student news site of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.

The Daily Eastern News

The student news site of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.

The Daily Eastern News

COLUMN: Are yearly music statistics dumb?

COLUMN: Are yearly music statistics dumb?

Kierstyn Budz, Columnist December 8, 2023

During this time of year, something people wait for is their Spotify Wrapped or Apple Music Year Replay. If you are unaware of what either of these things are, they are yearly statistics based on a...

COLUMN: Spotify Wrapped is a marketing tactic

COLUMN: Spotify Wrapped is a marketing tactic

Ryan Meyer, Columnist December 9, 2021

I know I’m a little late to the party when it comes to making fun of Spotify Wrapped. After all, I’ve had a busy 2021, being the main character of my own movie. The algorithm honestly knows me pretty...

COLUMN: Its time to check your Spotify Wrapped

COLUMN: It’s time to check your Spotify Wrapped

Maya Kurth, Columnist December 2, 2021

I’m not a big fan of holidays, but I am a big fan of music. One of my favorite days of the year is Dec. 1 because Spotify Wrapped is released. I love seeing the statistics for what I listen to and comparing...

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