Alive with Clive Launches Innovative Voting System for Its Playlist on Spotify

With its innovative new voting system for its playlist on Spotify, Alive with Clive is giving music fans a chance to discover and boost the captivating new songs of today's top singer-songwriters.

Over the 12-year period from 2007 to 2019, approximately 340 singer-songwriters were interviewed and performed songs on Alive with Clive, The TV Show Where Today’s Top Singer-Songwriters Thrive. Several of the singer-songwriters featured during those years have continued to hone their craft and release captivating new songs. Now, thanks to an innovative voting system just launched on the Web site for Alive with Clive at, music fans with an internet connection anywhere in the world can vote for these new songs to move to the top of the Alive with Clive Playlist on Spotify, where they are being compiled, and thus ensure the songs with the most votes receive as much exposure as possible around the world.

Launched on July 20, 2020, the Alive with Clive Playlist on Spotify now has more than 120 songs by just over 50 singer-songwriters who’ve been on the show and are continuing to produce new songs.

A unique feature of the brand-new voting system is that votes are updated in real time, and fans can vote for their favorite song every day.

The order of songs that appears on the Playlist on Spotify will be modified from time to time to reflect the votes cast on the page for voting on the Web site for Alive with Clive.

Songs with the most votes will receive more exposure on social media channels established by Alive with Clive on such social media platforms as Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr and Pinterest.

“With as many as 60,000 new songs uploaded to Spotify every single day, I’m delighted to provide this distinctive opportunity exclusively for the very talented top 15% of singer-songwriters who’ve (1) been on Alive with Clive, and (2) are continuing to release outstanding songs, to be discovered and revered by music lovers who possibly wouldn’t otherwise ever know they exist,” said Clive Swersky, Host and Producer of Alive with Clive and Curator of the Alive with Clive Playlist on Spotify.

Information about the Alive with Clive Playlist on Spotify is available in a Blog post about the Playlist at

According to, as of February 25, 2021, there are over 4 billion playlists on Spotify. Of the more than 4 billion playlists, the Alive with Clive Playlist on Spotify is the most unique, in that for a song to be on the playlist, it must be by a singer-songwriter who was featured on Alive with Clive.

In addition, since only the top emerging singer-songwriters prominent on the live music scene mainly in New York City were invited to be on Alive with Clive over the 12-year period from 2007 to 2019, and not all new songs by these singer-songwriters are added to the Playlist, the songs on the Playlist are of an especially-high caliber.

Unlike almost all other playlists on Spotify, the Alive with Clive Playlist on Spotify includes songs from a multitude of different genres, and is ideal for any music fan who is eager to discover exciting blossoming and established indie singer-songwriters and bands irrespective of their genre.

Since music fans are just becoming acquainted with the new voting system, anyone who votes now can be among the early voters and those who vote for a song they like every day will give it an early-mover advantage.

Alive with Clive was initially established in 2004 as a talk show. After the initial couple of years of its existence, it became dedicated to shining the spotlight on today’s top singer-songwriters to give them as much exposure as possible.

To vote for songs to move to the top of the Alive with Clive Playlist on Spotify, go to

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