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Music streaming: listening to playlists drives down the revenue of smaller artists

  • Written by Krishna Srinivasan, Sònia Muñoz, and Ding Ding
  • Published in Entertainment
Playlists curated by major music streaming platforms tend to reduce the revenue of smaller artists. Tada Images/Shutterstock Playlists curated by major music streaming platforms tend to reduce the revenue of smaller artists. Tada Images/Shutterstock
When music fans listen to their favourite album, there’s a certain satisfaction derived from knowing that they paid for the music they love – they’re giving back to the artists who made it.

 

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