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Major artists shun streaming services

News: 10th January 2012 by Louise Dodgson under

Some of last years biggest albums including Adele's 21 and Coldplay's Mylo Xyloto have never surfaced on streaming services such as Spotify, Rdio and Mog following a conscious decision from the artists and their managers. Speaking recently Coldplay's manager expresed his concerns over detracting from download sales by using services such as Spotify as the royalties paid by streaming sites cannot compare.

Well known artists such as The Black Keys, Tom Waits and Adele are not the only ones to avoid music streaming as a number of smaller independent record labels recently aired their dissatisfaction with the royalties generated in comparison the download sites. Read up on the situation further via the article links below...

Related Links

http://www.businessweek.com/magazine/spotify-doesnt-sound-so-great-to-some-artists-01052012.html

http://www.thecmuwebsite.com/article/coldplay-manager-admits-concerns-about-streaming-platforms/

http://www.hypebot.com/hypebot/2012/01/on-withholding-music-from-spotify-the-new-economics-of-album-releases.html


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