Recording Academy president Neil Portnow took aim at “business practices that don’t pay music creators fairly” in his speech at the Grammy Awards last night.
“When you stream a song, all the people that created that music collectively get paid a small fraction of a penny. Isn’t a song worth more than a penny? Listen, we all love convenience, and we support technologies like streaming which connect us to that music,” said Portnow, as part of his speech.
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