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The Spotify argument continues

News: 13th December 2011 by Louise Dodgson under Record Labels, Selling & Distributing Your Music

There are not many weeks that pass by where Spotify isn't in the news. Sometimes it due to reported complaints from the record labels and artists that they're not making enough revenue through plays on the music streaming service. However, this week it is reported that the Spotify model is unprofitable, making the endeavour unsustainable in the long term. And of course, there has been a backlash to this claim...so we present you with both sides of the argument below so you can make your own judgement on the future of Spotify.

Related Links

http://gigaom.com/2011/12/11/why-spotify-can-never-be-profitable-the-secret-demands-of-record-labels/

http://www.billboard.biz/bbbiz/industry/digital-and-mobile/business-matters-flaws-in-the-argument-that-1005663152.story


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spotify, music streaming service, record labels, digital music, record companies

 

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