Musician Issues: 7 royalty cheques that’ll make you lose your faith in the music industry | AUX

The Trichordist Editor

How little does the music industry pay artists? Shockingly little. Spotify, the dominant streaming music source in the U.S., is leaking money. They reportedly dole out 70 per cent of their revenue to royalties, and while that number seems high, consider this: each song stream pays an artist between one-sixth and one-eight of a cent. […]

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