PRS for Music’s online income overtook recorded media in 2014
British collecting society PRS for Music says its latest financial results “maintains year-on-year growth”, with combined royalty income for PRS and MCPS of £664.3m – up 1% year-on-year “on a constant currency basis”....
May 11, 2015
Bad news, musicians: funny cow YouTube videos aren’t an income
Musician PJ Wassermann is shocked at how much (well, how little) money he’s getting paid by YouTube. “151,781 views with 681,104 minutes playtime in eleven months generated an income of $10.02!” he writes in an op-ed...
January 30, 2015
Last.fm claims full song streams sell more music
Is there a sales benefit from allowing music fans to stream songs in full online? Last .fm reckons there is, and has released some stats to prove it. Since the site launched on-demand streams in January, it says CD and download...
April 10, 2008