Tag: Artist Compensation

Ed Sheeran Breaks The Spotify Record

Despite having a brilliant start on Spotify with his pair of hit singles on the 6th of January, it doesn’t seem that Ed Sheeran is slowing down anytime soon, with the play count growing by leaps and bounds. On the very day of its release, Sheeran’s Castle On The Hill scored 5.63m streams on Spotify, …

Spotify Say They Are Committed to Offering Free Streaming

Out of most of the major players, Spotify is the only company that looks committed to offering an ad-supported free service. Spotify’s Global Head of Creator Services Troy Carter appeared at the Wall Street Journal’s WSJ.D Live conference last Tuesday, and defended the streaming company’s choice to continue to offer a free service. “I don’t …

How The Music Streaming Industry Works. Or More Importantly How It Doesn’t.

Okay, so you subscribe to one of the big music streaming services, be that Apple Music, Spotify, Amazon or any other. So where does your $10 a month go? I imagine, like most people you think this is going to your favourite artists, you know the ones you listen to the most? In reality, this …