SoundCloud’s new Fan-Powered Royalties increase artist payments by 500%

A song by Portishead has earned the band six times more than it would have without the new “Fan-Powered” payment system, according to SoundCloud.

SoundCloud’s fan-powered royalties clarified

In the week since SoundCloud announced their new payment system there has been a lot of talk on it and also a lot of confusion and misrepresentation.