Report claims Apple Music pays more to record labels in royalties per stream than Spotify

This might be of interest to those of you who earn your income from streaming services. According to this article your highest royalties are with the following:

Apple
Spotify
Google Play Music
YouTube

…at least for Record Labels. I don’t see how it may be different for independent artists.

Other services listed in the top ten include Deezer, Rhapsody, Xbox Music, Amazon, Tidal, and Telecom Italia. Read the full article at the link for the details.

Record labels are getting a better deal on streaming music royalties with Apple than major rival Spotify, according to a report, with Apple Music streaming rates claimed to be nearly double what is paid out by its main competition.

Source: Report claims Apple Music pays more to record labels in royalties per stream than Spotify

Bringing music to those who need it: Vijay Gupta on Street Symphony | Arts and theater | stltoday.com

These are pretty amazing people who are bringing great music to the Homeless and Incarcerated. I never cease to be amazed by the thoughtfulness and creative ideas by many in the arts industry, especially when they themselves have first-hand knowledge has to how easily any of us can become one of the lost.

Street Symphony brings live music to the homeless and incarcerated, including critically acclaimed performances of Handel’s “Messiah.” Gupta, a TED senior fellow, will talk about his work Tuesday at Washington University’s Graham Chapel.

Source: Bringing music to those who need it: Vijay Gupta on Street Symphony | Arts and theater | stltoday.com