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Spotify: Destroying The Music Industry?

There is a big debate going on about Spotify and other streaming services harm to musicians. Spotify’s CEO Daniel Ek has not helped the situation. Is Spotify Destroying The Music Industry? 

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Spotify: Destroying The Music Industry?

Sources Used For Research: 
Streaming Is Killing Music | Alan Cross | TEDxWinnipeg = https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x_cNrEuiLSU 
Spotify CEO To Artists: “You Can’t Record Music Once Every Three To Four Years And Think That’s Going To Be Enough” = https://consequenceofsound.net/2020/08/spotify-daniel-ek-artist-recording-comments/ 
What Music Streaming Services Pay Per Stream (And Why It Actually Doesn’t Matter) = https://soundcharts.com/blog/music-streaming-rates-payouts#:~:text=the%20streaming%20service.-,How%20much%20does%20Spotify%20pay%20per%20stream%3F,master%20recording%20%240.00318%20per%20stream
Spotify hurts profits of artists, labels = https://www.thelamron.com/posts/2018/9/13/spotify-hurts-profits-of-artists-labels#:~:text=The%20app%20only%20gives%20a,The%20music%20holder%20receives%20about%20%24
Does Spotify hurt the music industry? = https://www.cnbc.com/2015/11/04/does-spotify-hurt-the-music-industry.html 
Spotify Royalty Rates Per Million Listens Compared to Video Streaming, Radio Streaming and US Terrestrial Radio Plays = and-us-terrestrial-radio-plays/ 
What Is the Pay Rate for Spotify Streams? = https://help.songtrust.com/knowledge/what-is-the-pay-rate-for-spotify-streams 
Music-Streaming: Who Pays Best? = https://www.statista.com/chart/13407/music-streaming_-who-pays-best/ 
Yes, Major Record Labels Are Keeping Nearly All The Money They Get From Spotify, Rather Than Giving It To Artists | Tech Dirt = https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20150204/07310329906/yes-major-record-labels-are-keeping-nearly-all-money-they-get-spotify-rather-than-giving-it-to-artists.shtml 
Does Spotify Really Hurt Artists? | BYU Marriott Student Review = https://scholarsarchive.byu.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1167&context=marriottstudentreview 
Spotify is still the king of music streaming—for now = and-turns-profit-shares-jump-15-percent/#:~:text=Spotify%20now%20boasts%20248%20million,%25%20year%2Dover%2Dyear 

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