Hell Has Frozen Over: Apple Joins the Competition on Artist Royalty Payments with Some Good Karma
Music Technology Policy
APRIL 18, 2021
What do SoundCloud and Apple have in common? Or said another way, what does Spotify not have in common with SoundCloud and Apple? Of all the different ways that each of these licensed platforms try to compete with each other, SoundCloud and Apple have started competing on how fairly they pay the artists. But now Apple has stepped up by making representations about its minimum royalty rate. But Apple may be saying something very important here.