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The Best Episodes of The Playlist

Every episode of The Playlist ranked from best to worst. Let's dive into the Best Episodes of The Playlist!

How Swedish tech entrepreneur Daniel Ek and business partner Martin Lorentzon revolutionized the music industry through free and legal music streaming when they launched Spotify.


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The best episode of "The Playlist" is "The Law", rated 8.2/10 from 516 user votes. It was directed by Per-Olav Sørensen and written by N/A. "The Law" aired on 10/13/2022 and is rated 0.3 point(s) higher than the second highest rated, "The Industry".

  • The Law
    8.2/10 516 votes

    #1 - The Law

    Season 1 Episode 3 - Aired 2022-10-13

    A promising young lawyer leaves her job at a top law firm to tackle Spotify’s complex legal issues and confront the major labels.

    Director: Per-Olav Sørensen

    Writer: N/A

  • The Industry
    7.9/10 486 votes

    #2 - The Industry

    Season 1 Episode 2 - Aired 2022-10-13

    During a copyright trial against Pirate Bay, music label head Per Sundin realizes his pushback against piracy might have the opposite effect.

    Director: Per-Olav Sørensen

    Writer: N/A

  • The Partner
    7.8/10 456 votes

    #3 - The Partner

    Season 1 Episode 5 - Aired 2022-10-13

    The eccentric entrepreneur and co-founder of Spotify, Martin Lorentzon, looks back on the first five years of "bankrolling Daniel's mistakes."

    Director: Per-Olav Sørensen

    Writer: N/A

  • The Vision
    7.7/10 525 votes

    #4 - The Vision

    Season 1 Episode 1 - Aired 2022-10-13

    After achieving an audacious start-up goal, self-taught coder Daniel Ek takes on the challenge of solving the music industry's piracy issue.

    Director: Per-Olav Sørensen

    Writer: N/A

  • The Coder
    7.7/10 458 votes

    #5 - The Coder

    Season 1 Episode 4 - Aired 2022-10-13

    Sick of his dead-end job, a gifted programmer sharing Daniel's vision of access and independence joins the team to solve their technical challenges.

    Director: Per-Olav Sørensen

    Writer: N/A

  • The Artist
    5.1/10 666 votes

    #6 - The Artist

    Season 1 Episode 6 - Aired 2022-10-13

    Arguing that Spotify's business model exploits artists, musician Bobbi T faces Daniel Ek in a congressional hearing that could destroy his company.

    Director: Per-Olav Sørensen

    Writer: N/A