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How the Money from a Single Stream of a Song Gets Paid Out [INFOGRAPHIC]

How much is a single listen of a song worth on a streaming music service? Billboard (via RAIN) breaks things down this way in a handy infographic. (These figures are for the US only, by the way.)


Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 40+ 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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