A Track Sung By an AI Voice Has Eclipsed 100 Million Streams
The song accrued just under $350,000 in streaming revenue.
House Representative Rashida Tlaib Takes Aim at Music Streaming Services In New Resolution
It is the "duty of the Federal Government to establish a new royalty program," according to Tlaib's resolution.
"Race to the Bottom": U.S. Representative Drafts Letter to Congress for Music Streaming Royalty Reform
"Streaming music platforms' payouts per stream are minuscule, and declining each year—leaving working musicians with little of the income generated by these platforms."
Twitch Users 84% More Likely to Listen to EDM Than the Average Listener, According to Study
Twitch is fueling the discovery of emerging electronic music artists.
Electronic Music Industry Tops $6 Billion In 2021, Makes Key Strides In Web3: IMS Business Report
Dance music artists are also topping the list of the most in-demand creators in the NFT space.
Open Letter From Congress Rips Spotify's Controversial Discovery Mode, Seeks Financial Transparency
Congressional leaders are requesting Spotify release a monthly report of all the content included in its promotional Discovery Mode feature.
Steve Aoki Says He Made More Money From NFTs In 1 Year Than a Decade of Streaming Royalties
Steve Aoki's early adoption of NFTs has paid off, and he remains a believer in the technology's future.
Wolf In Sheep's Clothing? How Spotify's Discovery Mode May Harm Artists and Listeners
The Discovery Mode feature feeds audiences the music that saves Spotify the most money, contradicting its original value proposition.
Controversial Twitch Leak Highlights Gap In Compensation Between Streamers and Musicians
Twitch is shelling out the big bucks for their top streaming personalities, but only a small fraction of the pie is reaching the platform's top musicians.
New Study Reveals Fewer Than 800 U.K. Musicians Make Livable Wage From Music Streaming
It takes over one million monthly streams to sustain a livable wage from streaming.
Streamers Still Upset With Twitch After Landmark NMPA Deal
While the agreement deescalates some of the tension between the streaming platform and the music industry, streamers still feel there's a long way to go.
Four Tet Sues Label Over Perceived Discrepancy In Streaming Royalty Rate
Four Tet is suing for £70,000 to make up for lost income.
New Analysis Exposes Vast Gap Between Haves and Have Nots of the Streaming Economy
An analysis by Music Business Worldwide founder Tim Ingham revealed just over 13,000 artists take home earnings of $50,000 annually, or 0.2% of creators.
UK Parliamentary Probe Results In Calls for "Complete Reset" of the Streaming Industry
The new report recommended the implementation of an equal 50/50 royalty split between artists and their labels.
Here's How Much Each Music Streaming Platform Pays Per Stream
Aggregate data was collected by The Trichordist.
Pandora Launches New "Game Time Radio" Listening Experience, Monstercat Takeover
In celebration of the one-year anniversary of "Game Time," Pandora has launched a station with four new listening Modes for gamers and music fans alike.
Spotify Editors See Rising Appetite for Underground Genres in Dance Music
As the dance music ecosystem matures, listeners are gravitating away from main stage EDM towards underground styles.
High-Profile Music Publishers Have Filed a Lawsuit Against Roblox for Copyright Infringement
Like its rising tech counterparts, Roblox has found themselves in hot water over allegations of enabling users to stream unlicensed music.
Amazon Music Launches "DJ Mode" Experience With Debut Takeover From Billie Eilish
"DJ Mode" brings listeners closer to the music they're streaming with insight from artists, DJs, and commentators.
U.S. Congress Casts Doubt on Spotify's Controversial "Discovery Mode" Feature
"Core copyright industries like music play an integral role in the U.S. economy, and the vitality of the industry is undermined when artists’ hard work is undervalued."
New Study Reveals Avicii's "Wake Me Up" As the Most Valuable Song From Sweden
The study reveals the most valuable song from every country, including many songs from electronic artists.