How Streams Become Dollars for Musicians on Spotify

After Driving Streaming Music’s Rise, Spotify Aims to Cash In
– The New York Times

The New York Times cited data provided by Manatt’s Jordan Bromley, a partner in the firm’s music practice, and associate Nicole Sollberger for an article on Spotify’s upcoming initial public offering.

Bromley and Sollberger provided information for an infographic that depicts how artists receive compensation when their music is listened to on Spotify. The infographic, titled “How $1 Flows From Spotify to Recording Artists,” breaks down the pay structures for major-label, independent and self-releasing artists who have music streaming on Spotify.

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