Turns out it's Napster followed by TIDAL and Apple Music.
YouTube pays artists the least.
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- Thread Starter
- 27-07-2017 16:55
- Community Assistant
- 27-07-2017 18:17
The Needle Drop/Anthony Fantano did a nice video talking through this particular analysis. While Napster pays the most, almost nobody uses it. While YouTube pays the least, almost everyone uses it. If a musician has any thought of making a living from music streaming then
a) They need a reality check, streaming doesn't even pay minimum wage unless you're already a well established artist. Go play live and sell merch if you want actual money.
b) They need to put all their music on all of these services.