Bibliometric Analysis of Published Literature on Spotify Music Application

Azham Hussain,Suganthi Manoharan

This paper presents a report on the research on ‘Spotify’ music application. Spotify Technology. is an international media services provider. It is legally domiciled in Luxembourg and is headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden. Founded in 2006, the company's primary business is providing an audio streaming platform, the "Spotify" platform, that provides DRM-restricted music, videos and podcasts from record labels and media companies. Based on the usefulness and popularity of Spotify among netizens, there are many kinds of research has been conducted on this topic. Therefore, this paper aims to analyze, and reports published documents related to Spotify based on the data obtained from the Scopus database. As of 24th April 2020, a total of 295 documents is retrieved and analyzed. Using standard bibliometric indicators, this article reports the research productivity, documents and source types, language of publications, subject area, most active source title, distribution of publications by countries, most active institutions, authorship, keywords, title and abstract analysis and citation analysis. The results show that there is an increased growth rate of literature on Spotify from 2009 until 2020. There are various studies have been conducted on Spotify involving the collaboration of multi-authors, published in various languages, by total of 160 authors from 52 different countries.

Volume 12 | Issue 6

Pages: 1700-1708

DOI: 10.5373/JARDCS/V12I2/S20201369