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YouTube responds to claims of unfair payment to artists

News: 15th June 2016 by Louise Dodgson under Media, Selling & Distributing Your Music

YouTube has finally spoken out over claims that they do not pay artists and bands fairly. After coming under fire from artists including Thom Yorke, Adele, Nelly Furtado, Nikki Sixx and most recently, Trent Reznor, about low royalty rates, the video streaming platform has made a statement. Take a look at what they had to say via the link below. You'll also find links for a couple of articles recently published in The Guardian about the situation.

Related Links

http://www.digitalmusicnews.com/2016/06/14/youtube-responds-artists-fair-pay/

https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2016/jun/09/youtube-blockchain-music-tech-apple-google

https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2016/jun/15/trent-reznor-nine-inch-nails-youtube-stolen-content-apple-music


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youtube music videos, music streaming, digital music revenue, trent reznor, thom yorke, digital music royalties

 

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