Spotify vs. Kakao M

Spotify and Kakao Entertainment Settle Licensing Dispute, Music To Return To Spotify Globally Including Korea

The companies have finally reached an agreement.

P NATION Re-Uploads Its Artists Songs To Spotify—But All Their Streams Are Gone

All songs distributed via Kakao M since 2019 were removed from Spotify worldwide on March 1.

Kakao M Releases Statement Regarding Their Artists Being Removed From Global Spotify

Kakao M made their statement.

Spotify Confirms Its Licensing Deal With Kakao M Has Expired, Says It Looks To “Resolve The Situation Soon”

“Despite our best efforts, the existing licensing deal…has come to an end.”

Epik High’s Management Calls For A “Solution ASAP” After Kakao M Removes Songs From Spotify

“This is heartbreaking as a manager, friend, and fan.”

K-Pop Songs Distributed By Kakao M Have Been Removed From Spotify Worldwide

The list of affected acts includes MAMAMOO, SEVENTEEN, LOONA, MONSTA X, and many more.