Fairness Rocks News Why It’s Misleading to Say ‘Apple Music Pays Twice as Much Per Stream as Spotify’


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Why It’s Misleading to Say ‘Apple Music Pays Twice as Much Per Stream as Spotify’

Early Friday, Apple Music sent a carefully worded letter to artists, music labels and publishers that briefly explained “how creators earn royalties” from the streaming service, which is the world’s second-largest, behind Spotify. The letter, which was not sent to the media, was obtained by the Wall Street Journal, which published a report that was not inaccurate but, since it was the only reliable source of the news for media outlets, was often inaccurately re-reported — most frequently in multiple headlines stating that Apple Music pays twice as much per stream as Spotify.

Read More: https://variety.com/2021/digital/news/apple-music-pays-twice-stream-spotify-1234953590/