How much money will I receive per play on each music streaming service in 2021?

The closest and most recent estimates of how much services such as Spotify, Apple Music, Amazon Music etc. payout per single play.

The royalty payment per play of each streaming service is not set in stone. The revenue from one stream varies based on factors such as whether the listener is a premium account subscriber or free ad-supported user, and what country the listener is in.

This is the most recent accurate data we could find from Digital Music News. Calculated based on average streaming data from artists, indie labels and various published sources.

Per-stream payout
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Apple Music

YouTube Music

Based on Google Play Music data


Amazon Music




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