What Streaming Music Services Pay (Updated for 2018)

Find out what top streaming services, including Spotify, Apple Music, and Amazon Music, actually pay per play. Thanks to streaming music services, record labels reported record-breaking revenue last year.  In 2017, the big three made $14.2 million a day from streaming services like Spotify and Apple Music.  Universal Music Group alone made $4.5 million each […]

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This Blockchain-Powered Smart Speaker Pays Artists When You Clap

Can Volareo truly spark a revolution in the music industry?  Or will it end up as yet another generic blockchain ‘solution’? Can blockchain technology truly revolutionize the music industry?  Some people think so. To tackle the music industry’s widespread database and payout problems, blockchain startup Blokur raised $1.2 million in funding last September.  The company represents […]

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