Fairness Rocks News Fake Streams Are Costing Artists $300 Million a Year, Indie Label Estimates


Fairness Rocks News Fake Streams Are Costing Artists $300 Million a Year, Indie Label Estimates

Home Industry News Fake Streams Are Costing Artists $300 Million a Year, Indie Label Estimates

Author: Ashley King

Date: June 20, 2019

Original Source: Digital Music News

Industry News

Fake Streams Are Costing Artists $300 Million a Year, Indie Label Estimates

Indie Week was held this past week and featured some interesting panels from artists, producers, and indie labels. One panel featured Louis Posen, founder of Hopeless Records, discussing a concern all indie labels face.

Posen said he believes his company’s streaming numbers were subject to illegitimate streams. One particular track in question was earning around 3,000 streams per day. Then that number jumped up to 35,000 streams for a day for three days, before abruptly returning to its previous numbers.

Read more: https://www.digitalmusicnews.com/2019/06/20/fake-streams-millions/