In an industry-first, SoundCloud is introducing a user-centric payment system so that artists get paid based on their actual listeners.
The three music streaming companies showed willingness to discuss new changes to benefit artists, when questioned at the UK government’s inquiry into the economics of music streaming.
CEOs of Universal, Sony and Warner dodged MP’s questions about artists’ royalties and offered unexpected Harry Potter analogies instead.
The second session of the UK government’s inquiry into the economics of music streaming took place last week, and this time Chic guitarist Nile Rodgers was among those giving evidence.
Image Credit: Artem Bryzgalov Indie rock singer Nadine Shah has been praised for her bravery as she very publicly described struggling to make a living from music streaming, even as a Mercury-nominated musician. Giving evidence…