Spotify Pie: viral music pie chart tool explained

The genres available on Spotify Pie range from expected genres, like rock and pop, to things like indietronica and slushwave.

Spotify wrapped is one of the biggest pop culture events of the year, as users eagerly wait to see the breakdown of their viewing habits over the past 12 months.

There’s something fascinating about seeing something you mindlessly do just about every day, like listening to music, presented in an easy-to-digest visual way.

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However, once a year is just too long for many listeners who like to share their favorite tunes, which is why we’ve created things like Receivedwhich generates your best bits in a store receipt, and now the spotify pie.

What is Spotify Pie?

The Spotify pie chart is not actually a feature created by the streaming platform, but rather a tool developed by a UCLA student Darren Huang.

As Huang puts it, the Spotify Pie tool uses your account to “prepare your monthly genre pie.”

For some, the results of their Spotify Pie were surprising (Photo: Adobe Stock)

Using data from your Spotify profile, Spotify Pie lists the artists you listen to the most in any given month and breaks down which genres best suit your tastes.

If you press a piece of the pie, you can see which artists belong to the listed genre – they can get a nice niche.

Some genres encountered by users range from expected genres, like rock, pop, k-pop, R&B, and hip hop, to things like indietronica, baroque pop, permanent wave, cyberpunk, and hip hop. slushwave.

How do I make my painting?

Creating your own Spotify pie chart is easy – all you have to do is visit Huang’s website and sign in to your Spotify account.

You can access the website via desktop or mobile, all you really need is a Spotify account to use it. Too bad for Apple Music listeners.

The tool is only available to Spotify users (Photo by STEFANI REYNOLDS/AFP via Getty Images)

From there, the site does all the work for you, and in a moment or two your graphic will be ready to share (or hide).

How to use Receiptify?

Receiptify first took over social media in 2020 and since then has seen frequent surges in popularity.

Receiptify is a website that gives you insight into your music streaming habits, letting you see what your most-streamed songs are from three different time periods – all the time, the previous six months, and the previous month.

The site comes from Michelle Liu (@fullcontrol on Twitter), who tweeted on Sunday, September 20: “I felt like doing something today so I spent the day coding this! It generates a “receipt” based on your most played tracks on Spotify :)) you can check it on receptionify.herokuapp.com

You can choose to have your receipt made up of songs you’ve listened to in the last month, six months or all time (Picture: Receiptify)

The Receiptify site indicates that the inspiration comes from the Instagram account @albumreceipts, which compiles entire albums on receipts with different designs. This Instagram account is managed by the digital creator, Melody You.

To use Receiptify, first visit the Receiptify website and sign in with your Spotify, Last Fm or Apple Music account.

After that, you can then choose which receipt you want to see – your top tracks from the last month, six months, or all time.

The website will then generate a receipt that lists your most played songs from that time period.

If you want to share your receipt on social media, just scroll to the bottom of the site where you will find an option that says “get picture”. Select this button and it will automatically download to the device you are using and you can share it on social media.