Deezer Celebrates LGBTQ Diversity with Dedicated Pride Channel
Deezer brings bespoke content for the LGBTQ community featuring personalized track picks from artists like Christine and the Queens, editorial playlists and album promotion of LGBTQ artists
5th June 2019: Deezer, the global streaming service, is celebrating Pride and the LGBTQ community with a new dedicated Pride Channel packed with content to help celebrate this year’s Pride Month.
Deezer’s Pride Channel features bespoke playlists by artists from the LGBTQ community that focuses on topics close to their heart. Christine and the Queens chose the tracks that mean most to them for their ‘Eager and Unashamed’ playlist, while Lauv gets personal with ‘Lauv Loves: Pride Edition.’ Adam Lambert educates fans with ‘Queer History 101’ and Courtney Barnett is celebrating equality with ‘Everybody Here Loves You.’
Deezer’s editors are also filling the dedicated channel with:
- Over 30 curated playlists including ‘Love for All’ , ‘Lip Sync Rendezvous’, ‘Vogue Zone’ and ‘Love Celebration’.
- A huge variety of music from artists like Lady Gaga, Miley Cyrus and George Michael
- Albums such as Frank Ocean’s ‘channel ORANGE’, Janelle Monaé’s ‘Dirty Computer’ and SOPHIE’s ‘OIL OF EVERY PEARL’S UN-INSIDES’ featured on the channel’s album carousel
- A special compilation of the very best LGBTQ podcast s including ‘RuPaul: What’s The Tee with Michelle Visage’ and ‘Throwing Shade’
Kim Weaver, Head of Global Music Programming at Deezer commented: “It’s really important for the music industry to celebrate the amazing talent of LGBTQ artists worldwide. At Deezer, we’re proud to share playlists from artists in the LGBTQ community who have hand-picked songs that mean the most to them. Our new channel is all about positive energy for both artists and fans, through a diverse selection of music and tailored content that can be the soundtrack of all of our lives.”
Deezer’s Pride Channel will be given pride of place on the homepage and will be available until the end of July. Find out more here.
– ENDS –
Deezer connects 14 million monthly active users around the world to 53 million tracks. Available in over 180 countries worldwide, Deezer gives instant access to one of the largest and most diverse global music streaming catalog on any device. Deezer is the only music streaming service with Flow, the unique mix of all your old favorites and new recommendations in one ever-changing stream. Based on an intuitive, proprietary algorithm and created by people who love music, it’s the only place to hear all your music back-to-back with fresh discoveries tailored to you. Deezer is available on your favorite device, including smartphone, tablet, PC, laptop, home sound system, connected car or smart TV.
Making music happen since 2007, Deezer is a privately held company, headquartered in Paris with offices in São Paulo, Berlin, London, Miami, Dubai and around the world. Deezer is available as a free download for iPhone, iPad, Android and Windows devices or on the web at deezer.com. For the latest news on Deezer go to Deezer.com/company/press