While Music Streaming Sales Surge, Singers Still Get Paid a Song

Creating music pays a little. Marketing it pays a lot. Musicians received just 12 percent of the $43 billion in sales generated from their work in the U.S. last year, according a report Monday by Citigroup. The figure includes revenue from CD sales, on-demand streaming, advertisements on YouTube, radio royalties and concert tickets.

Source: While Music Streaming Sales Surge, Singers Still Get Paid a Song

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