20 Questions for New Artists Sidebar: The Economic Reality of Streaming
Music Technology Policy
MAY 16, 2019
Streaming is all the rage. But–it is cannibalizing higher margin goods, even digital goods. Because of the industry standard revenue share method of dividing up royalties, all artists essentially get a market share allocation of streaming service revenue based on the number of streams. Plus, with some exceptions, your royalty rate is dependent on factors you have no control over.