Fairness Rocks News Musicians Say Streaming Doesn’t Pay. Can the Industry Change?


Fairness Rocks News Musicians Say Streaming Doesn’t Pay. Can the Industry Change?

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Author: Ben Sisario

Date: May 7, 2021

Original Source: The New York Times

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Musicians Say Streaming Doesn’t Pay. Can the Industry Change?

Services like Spotify and Apple Music pulled the business back from the brink. But artists say they can’t make a living. And their complaints are getting louder.

When the pandemic hit last year, the British singer-songwriter Nadine Shah saw her income dry up in an instant. The concert bookings that sustained her vanished and, at age 34, she moved back in with her parents on the northeast coast of England.

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