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How Much Artists Get Paid For Their Plays

I was just playing around with this really cool website created by Gabi who is a Barcelona-born, globally-based engineer and music nerd who works at global audio technology leaders BMAT. The site serves as a tool that can help you check how much revenue artists are earning in 2021 through major streaming platforms like Spotify, Apple Music, YouTube and others.

Music today is much more than just artists recording and playing gigs. There’s a whole background of financial structures, people and companies that goes beyond what we see on the surface. Making those more available and transparent is key. - Gabriel Ferraté

Here is an example of what the numbers look like for Isaiah Rashad who is one of my favorite rappers:
screenshot of Isaiah Rashad royalties

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