Dive in to How Artists Get Paid From Streaming #MusicMonday
Elio Quinton takes readers of The Pudding on a deep dive into the fundamental principles that determine how artists are paid when their music is played from streaming services like Spotify, Apple Music, Deezer, Pandora, Tidal, YouTube Music, and Amazon Music. This article makes for a very interesting read particularly after viewing your Spotify Wrapped.
For every track on a streaming platform, a number of parties may be due a payment, such as the artist, composer, lyricist, publisher, record label etc. In order to keep things simple, this article focuses only on the recording royalties due to the primary/featuring artist(s).
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