It’s incredibly hard to gauge exactly how much each music streaming service pays out and there’s no definitive rate as it can vary widely from stream to stream depending on context, where the music was streamed, and more. But here are the most accurate rates for all of the top streaming services compiled by Digital Music News.
This information doesn’t necessarily reflect what you will be paid by streaming services. As we say the rate fluctuates all the time depending on a whole range of variables. But as far as estimates go, this is about as accurate as it gets. We’ve listed each service in order of who pays out the highest rates per stream based on payouts in the United States.