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This is how much more Apple Music pays artists than Spotify [Video]

November 1, 2022

Via: 9to5Mac

Over the years, it’s become clear that Apple is far better at “playing fair” than Spotify when it comes to Apple Music royalties for artists. A new video posted to YouTube this week by independent music producer L.Dre further underscores the discrepancy between Apple Music and Spotify, with details on royalties, payouts, and much more.

Apple first revealed how much it pays to artists through Apple Music last year, saying that it paid an average of $0.01 per stream to artists for individual paid plans in 2020. The company also pointed out that the number of recording artists that generated over $50,000 per year had more than doubled.

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