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Spotify unveils merch sales as Dr Dre's Beats launches

News: 21st January 2014 by Louise Dodgson under Artist Managers, Record Labels, Selling & Distributing Your Music

As Dr Dre's new music streaming project Beats launches in the US and hits the headlines, Spotify hope to claim back some of the limelight by announcing they will be offering no fee merchandise sales to all artists via Topspin. The merchandise will be listed in the Spotify player and as the music streaming giant will not be taking a cut, it may help improve previously shaky relationships between them and record labels and artists who have been critical of the streaming revenues they're paid. Find out more via the links below...

You will also see an additional link from Billboard, their take on the state of music streaming at the moment and the impact that Beats could make. Read on!

Related Links

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-25809211

http://www.hypebot.com/hypebot/2014/01/spotify-opens-no-fee-merch-store-to-all-artists.html

http://www.billboard.com/biz/articles/news/5877132/the-state-of-streaming-music-as-beats-music-launches


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spotify, beats by dre, dr dre, music streaming, digital music, online music, topspin, music merch, band merch

 

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