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Streaming Income

September 13, 2016 by


By, Wendy Day Six months ago, on this blog, I wrote an article about streaming that showed how much a new independent rapper was earning from streaming ( Here are the streaming income figures five months later: Single streams: Apple Music — 0.005103035 per stream — 196 streams=$1.00 Aspiro — 0.001676301 per stream — 597 […]

Lemonade Views

May 5, 2016 by


By, Wendy Day I’m loving the new music business. My clients are having fun, building their fan bases directly, and making money. What’s not to love?! As a student of the industry, never before have we had so much access to data and research (I used to put out music based on my feelings and […]

Music Sales, 2006 to 2015

March 26, 2016 by


Overall, physical sales have declined while digital sales have increased.  Most recently, streaming music has increased while ownership of digital downloads has declined. The early adopters and influencers in music have been streaming music since Spotify entered the US market in 2011.  Some of us have been streaming via Spotify in Europe since earlier than […]

The State Of The Music Industry In 2015

March 23, 2016 by


By, Wendy Day The US recorded music market grew almost 1% last year (2015). But the real news is that paid-subscription streaming income increased 52.3% to $1.22 billion. There were almost 11 million paid subscribers for streaming services in the US. To put that into perspective in the realm of all entertainment, estimates put Netflix’s […]