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Is Music Streaming Shortchanging Artists?

  • Adweek, Monday, March 16, 2015 11:23 AM
"Streaming services are going to be the major method in the way music is accessed. I don't think enough money trickles down to the songwriters," says Sony/ATV CEO Marty Bandier. Streaming music was supposed to be the savior of the record business, putting the brakes on piracy while mining new ground for revenue. But artists argue they are getting paid a fraction of their worth — and that advertisers, not musicians — are profiting.

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