YouTube defends artist royalty payouts at economics of music streaming inquiry

SoundCloud and YouTube were questioned over their influence on music streaming – and Twitch had literally nothing to say.

BPI argue streaming already works better, label cuts are diminishing artist profits

During an ongoing inquiry by the UK government into the economics of the still-fairly-fresh music streaming model, the BPI have claimed that streaming may already be an improvement on physical and warn against too radical an upheaval.