How much music streaming services pay per stream

Find out what streaming services pay out to artists and labels per listen on a song. How much a stream is worth is important for an artist to know when they’re releasing their music on…

How Much Does Soundcloud Pay Per Stream?

Soundcloud and other music streaming services dont pay per play. The payment model is based on a pro-rata model, which means it has a huge number of factors such as country, type of account, marketshare…

Deezer are re-inventing how artists get paid for music streaming

In the name of getting artists paid fairly, Deezer are adopting a UCPS system that completely changes streaming payouts. Music streaming has revolutionised the music industry, in many amazing ways and as well as fairly…

Spotify want songwriters to be paid more but they’re appealing against royalty increases

Spotify have appealed against the Copyright Royalty Boards new rates but they say they support the increased streaming rates. The US Copyright Royalty Board (CRB) have defined the new royalty rate that services will legally…

South Korean music services increase payments to artists

Artists and labels are going to be paid more for their music on South Korea’s mobile services with a new change to their royalty regulations. On Tuesday South Korea’s copyright royalty regulations changed to stipulate…

SoundExchange made artists $600+ million this year

SoundExchange have had a monumental year of collecting money for artists around the US and ensuring artists get paid for their music better than ever. SoundExchange have one true goal; to collect and distribute revenues…

SoundCloud Premier isn’t the best choice for artists

SoundCloud have just launched Premier which allows artists to upload their music for monetisation directly with them. But questionable terms and un-defined revenue percentages means RouteNote is still the best option for artists. Created four…

Music streaming streaming royalty rates for artists 2018

As an independent artist you want your music to get out there and for the world to hear it. But the next step once it’s live online is getting paid for it, how much exactly…

Spotify move into music licensing acquiring new company, Loudr

Spotify are expanding and they’re latest venture looks to take them into the world of music licensing, probably a good idea for the streamers. Spotify have just announced the acquisition of Loudr, a music licensing…

Streaming royalties to rise almost 50% for songwriters, US Copyright Board declare

After almost a year of discussion over music streaming rates it has been decided that songwriter’s rates will rise 50% in the next 5 years. Last march the United States Copyright Royalty Board began talks…