• FILE: Musicians (L-R) Neil Young, David Crosby, Stephen Stills and Graham Nash attend the premiere of "CSNY Deja Vu" held at Eccles Theatre during the 2008 Sundance Film Festival on 25 January 2008 in Park City, Utah. Picture: Bryan Bedder / Getty Images North America / Getty Images via AFP

    Crosby, Stills and Nash follow Young's lead in Spotify row

    Last week, Young made good on his vow to have his music removed from Spotify after demanding that the streaming service choose between him and controversial podcaster Joe Rogan, with fellow folk rock superstar Joni Mitchell following suit.

  • A speaker with the Spotify logo is pictured in the cafeteria of the company headquarters in Stockholm. Picture: AFP

    'Necessary evil': Some artists say can't quit Spotify

    The row sparked a discussion about other artists exiting the platform of more than 170 million subscribers in a stand against Spotify's partnership with podcaster Joe Rogan, who has been accused of promoting vaccine falsehoods on his show.

  • FILE: Neil Young performs in Quebec City in 2018. Picture: AFP.

    Neil Young-Spotify row underscores podcast disinformation issues

    The prolific rocker this week demanded the streaming giant remove his music - he had 2.4 million followers and over six million monthly listeners - unless it was willing to drop Rogan, whose show is the platform's most popular but is widely accused of peddling conspiracy theories.

  • FILE: UFC commentator Joe Rogan announces the fighters during a ceremonial weigh-in for UFC 264 at T-Mobile Arena on 9 July 2021 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Stacy Revere/AFP

    Star US podcaster Joe Rogan says he has COVID

    Rogan's podcast is one of the world's most popular, often featuring fellow comedians as well as academics, journalists and athletes discussing everything from fitness to UFOs and psychedelic drugs.