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What Apple Music, Spotify, and YouTube Are Paying Musicians

RIAA-backed research shows that Apple Music and Spotify pay artists much, much more than YouTube does. In a blog post last week, former Warner Music Group CEO Lyor Cohen defended YouTube against criticisms from the music industry. The now-YouTube executive stated that the platform pays out $3 per 1,000 streams.  It also apparently pays more […] The post What Apple Music, Spotify, and YouTube Are Paying Musicians appeared first on Digital Music News. https://www.digitalmusicnews.com/2017/08/21/apple-music-spotify-youtube-riaa/...

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YouTube Says It Pays $3 for Every 1,000 Views. A Musician Says He’s Making 1/50th of That

Is YouTube seriously paying $3 for every 1,000 views?  Or is that just another ‘alternative fact’? How much does YouTube really pay?  Welcome to the million-dollar question for musicians, studios, and rights owners everywhere.  Or, shall we say, the million micro-penny question. Just last week, a crack of clarity seemed to poke through the frustrating […] The post YouTube Says It Pays $3 for Every 1,000 Views. A Musician Says He’s Making 1/50th of That. appeared first on Digital Music News. https://www.digitalmusicnews.com/2017/08/20/youtube-3-dollars-every-1000-plays/...

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YouTube Red Is Definitely Merging With Google Play

Google will combine YouTube Red and Google Play Music into a brand-new streaming platform. YouTube Red and Google Play Music will merge into a single service, the video platform has confirmed. Speaking at the New Music Seminar conference in New York, YouTube’s Head of Music, Lyor Cohen, said that the company will merge both services. […] The post YouTube Red Is Definitely Merging With Google Play appeared first on Digital Music News. ...

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Streaming and Distribution  — destroyerofharmony

I believe that it’s an excellent time (on the current state of the music scene). I feel that there’s[...]

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Breaking: SoundCloud’s CEO Officially Responds to Bankruptcy Shutdown Rumors

SoundCloud CEO Alex Ljung is battling back against persistent shutdown rumors.  That includes information pointing to a near-term shutdown of the entire operation within 50 days.  Just last week, the company laid off 173 employees and shut down two offices.  Lavish offices, pricey employee perks, and expensive licensing deals with persistent losses were blamed. Just this […] The post Breaking: SoundCloud’s CEO Officially Responds to Bankruptcy Shutdown Rumors appeared first on Digital Music News. ...

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SoundCloud Has Just 50 Days to Live, Financial Report Shows

The countdown for SoundCloud’s final days has begun: 50, 49, 48, 47, 46… Earlier this year, SoundCloud’s co-founder and CEO Alexander Ljung shocked investors and employees with a jaw-dropping statement.  He told investors, “SoundCloud may run out of cash earlier than December 31, 2017… These matters give rise to a material uncertainty about the Group’s […] The post SoundCloud Has Just 50 Days to Live, Financial Report Shows appeared first on Digital Music News. ...

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Breaking: Spotify Officially Responds to ‘Fake Artist’ Allegations

Last week, Spotify got blasted by allegations of manufacturing ‘fake artists’ to avoid paying the real ones.  Now, they’re responding to those accusations, and addressing broader issues of playlist gaming. If Spotify is the new king of the music industry, are they ruling the minions fairly?  As the influence of streaming playlists becomes extreme, that’s becoming […] The post Breaking: Spotify Officially Responds to ‘Fake Artist’ Allegations appeared first on Digital Music News. ...

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Apple Is About to Slash Their Streaming Royalty Rate

Apple is eyeing a piece of that sweet, sweet royalty reduction pie. Just like Spotify got two months[...]

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