November 21st, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

“See How Much Every Top Artist Makes on Spotify” reads the headline to Time’s latest article about the streaming service. Well, no. “One central mystery in the drama: just how much...

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November 21st, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Continuous crowdfunding service Patreon just hit a new milestone: $1m of payouts every month to the musicians, YouTubers and other creators raising money from their fans using its site. “It confirms...

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October 15th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

YouTube has announced a new milestone: $1bn paid out to copyright holders via its Content ID feature, which helps them identify user-generated videos using their content and make money from ads around...

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January 25th, 2013 by Music Ally

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Spotify was in the headlines again yesterday after criticism from an artist. This time it's Aimee Mann putting the boot in to the streaming service's payouts.

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December 11th, 2012 by Music Ally

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Economist David Touve has been crunching data from PPL and the BBC, as well as RAJAR estimates of UK radio listening audiences, to calculate the 'spin value' of a track played on UK radio, compared to...

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August 24th, 2012 by Music Ally

US performance rights body SoundExchange says it paid out $204.4m in digital royalties to artists and labels in the first half of 2012: $108.6m in Q1 and $95.8m in Q2, making them the two biggest quarterly...

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August 24th, 2012 by Music Ally

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US performance rights body SoundExchange says it paid out $204.4m in digital royalties to artists and labels in the first half of 2012: $108.6m in Q1 and $95.8m in Q2, making them the two biggest quarterly...

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June 19th, 2012 by Music Ally

US performance royalties firm SoundExchange announced a major milestone last night: $1bn in digital royalties paid out to record labels, including $108.6m paid out in the first quarter of 2012 - its first...

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March 15th, 2012 by Music Ally

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Amid all the debate around how much money artists get from streams of their music on Spotify, there's one issue the company has only ever felt able to hint at...

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