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Swedish songwriters target Spotify and YouTube over unsatisfactory streaming rates

News: 18th February 2015 by Louise Dodgson under Music Publishing, Record Labels, Selling & Distributing Your Music

Some of the biggest songwriting names who have created hits for the likes of Britney, The Saturdays, Robyn and Janet Jackson have put their signatures to an open letter demanding their work be recognised financially by digital music services such as Spotify and YouTube. 

A recent study showed that songwriters are receiving as little as 3% of the revenue paid for streaming to the music industry and they rightfully want to know why they are getting such a tiny cut of the money. Read more about this latest instalment in the ongoing argument via the link below...

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http://www.theguardian.com/technology/2015/feb/16/swedish-songwriters-accuse-spotify-music-streaming-companies-of-short-changing-them


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digital music, music streaming, spotify, youtube, music industry, songwriters, music royalties, songwriting royalties

 

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