Some of the world’s most famous singers including Lana Del Rey and Dua Lipa, whose Spotify profiles has been hacked probably by a fan of Taylor Swift. Puza Snigdha reports.
The hacker calls himself Daniel Lahooti hacked the artist’s profile on Wednesday and changed the official information, replaced the celebrities’ photos with one of himself. The changes also include a message “Trump 2020” along with a request to follow him on Snapchat.
Moreover, he wrote, “Best of all shout out to my queen Taylor Swift.”
Lana Del Rey’s biography was replaced with Taylor Swift’s image.
The Spotify authorities has shared screenshots of the affected pages which includes, Lana Del Rey, Dua Lipa, Pop Smoke and Future.
Spotify authorities have corrected misleading information but the fact about how the hacker got access is unclear. However, the artist or their management would have to go through a verification process in order to “claim” the profile.
The incident has left the celebrities and fans in shock as the platform as become one of the largest streaming platform of the time.
Spotify revealed its annual year-in-review Wrapped data mentioning the top artists, albums, songs, playlists and podcasts on 1st of December. Bad Bunny has become the most-streamed artist of 2020 whereas Billie Eilish is the most-streamed female artist. The song ‘Blinding Lights’ by The Weeknd is the most streamed song has earned around 1.6 billion streams.