Today is a big step in the movement forward for Spotify. If you weren’t already aware in the past, Spotify required 250 followers to get an artist verified. This made it very difficult for artists to start using the platform to it’s fullest extent as you couldn’t access your profile without being verified. The new update from Spotify allows any artists to submit their profiles for review to get verified.
Click here (https://artists.spotify.com) for more info