TuneCore’s Jeff Price has published a mammoth six-part series of blog posts on ‘The Stats of The Music Industry & the Delegitimization of Artists’, which is worth a read. His big point: claims that the music industry is doomed ‘delegitimise’ the success being had by artists. He points out that US music purchases increased from one billion to 1.5 billion between 2006 and 2009, not including revenues from subscription services, streaming radio, YouTube revenues and other income streams. “More musicians are making money off their music now then at any point in history,” he writes. “The cost of buying music has gotten lower but the amount of money going into the artist’s pocket has increased. There are more people listening, sharing, buying, monetizing, stealing and engaging with music than at any other point in history.” There’s much, much more via the link below.Link: TuneCore Blog

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