• How musicians really make their money - and it has nothing to do with how many times people listen to their songs

    27 days ago - By Chron

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    The majority of an artist's revenue comes from touring, selling merchandise, licensing their music for things like television, movies, or video games, and partnerships or side businesses.
    Streaming is often thought of as the future of music and can provide artists with a nice source of income. But it isn't nearly as lucrative for artists as other revenue streams.
    The future of the industry is unclear, but analysts are optimistic about the ability of artists to thrive in the emerging landscape.
    There's a common misconception about how major musicians earn their...
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  • How musicians really make their money - and it has nothing to do with how many times people listen to their songs

    How musicians really make their money - and it has nothing to do with how many times people listen to their songs

    27 days ago - By Business Insider

    The majority of an artist's revenue comes from touring , selling merchandise, licensing their music for things like television, movies, or video games, and partnerships or side businesses.
    Streaming is often thought of as the future of music and can provide artists with a nice source of income. But it isn't nearly as lucrative for artists as other revenue streams.
    The future of the industry is unclear, but analysts are optimistic about the ability of artists to thrive in the emerging landscape.
    There's a common misconception about how major musicians earn their money: In short, it's all...
    Read more ...