We leveraged Spotify's massive data to show an intimate connection between the music we loved and the moments we lived in 2014, both globally and personally.
In the first month, the Year in Music generated over 5 million views and over 1 million personalized Year In Music experiences. See it at spotify.com/2014.
Cannes Lions - Use of Social Data & Insight - Shortlist
Cannes Lions Innovation - Creative Data, Storytelling - Shortlist
The One Show - Data & Human Experience - Gold
The One Show - Interactive Merit Award
The Clio Awards - Music, Digital/Social - Silver
The Clio Awards - Music, Innovative - Bronze
Mashies - Best Global Campaign - Winner
London International Awards - Digital, Sites - Silver
The Webby Awards - Media & Entertainment - Winner
The Webby Awards - Best Visual Design Aesthetic - Nominee
OMMA Awards - Online Advertising Creativity: Viral Campaign
OMMA Awards - Web Site Excellence: Entertainment
Creative Review Annual 2015 - Featured Project
New York Festivals - Digital Design - Finalist Award
The FWA - Site of the Day 3/1/15
aWWWards - Site of the Day 2/12/15
CSS Awards - Site of the Day 2/6/15
The Shorty Awards - Best in Music - Honorable Mention
"The work that has inspired me and made me think I better get back on my game, includes... Spotify Year in Music [and a bunch of other great work]."
-Gerry Graf, Founder of BFG9000 in Campaign
Creativity, Gizmodo, Vice/Noisey, FastCompany, NME, TechCrunch, Billboard, Time #1, Time #2, Nylon, Huffington Post, Buzzfeed, Mic, Salon, Complex, Forbes, The Verge, Hypebot, Business Insider, Virgin, GeekWire, Revolt, StyleCaster, Music Times, The Music, Refinery29, Uproxx
Did you know that Katy Perry was the most followed person on Twitter in 2014? I didn't either.
We didn't even orchestrate this, she just actually felt this way!