It’s said that only about 17% of the billions of dollars the music industry made in 2017 actually went to artists. Spotify on average will pay an artist around 0.008 pence for s single stream of an uploaded song, whereas to buy a single track you’ be paying upwards of 99cents (99p).
The chair of Independent Music Companies Association, Helen Smith added: “Platforms facilitate a unique relationship between artists and fans, and copyright reform is about rebalancing the licensing framework around this".
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