How Much Money from Streaming is Coming from Ad-Supported Freebies? Most of It.

There are two ways you can enjoy a streaming music service. First, you can subscribe for $10 or so and gain full access and control over the stream. Or if you can put up with a few ads and fewer control over the site’s features, you can just go with the free service.

Hmm. Paid for something or get it for free. What to do…  This is from Mark Mulligan’s Music Industry Blog:

Ad Supported Is 56% Of US Streaming Revenue

Continue reading as well as to look at some nifty graphs that explain the situation in the US.

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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