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The major labels own 20% of Spotify.
Apple Music pays less to indie artists and allows majors to buy front page placements.
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Artist Zoe Keating has announced on Twitter just how much she is earning through Spotify, which appears to indicate that streaming royalty rates from the company are declining sharply. Keating indicated that she earned $753 from Spotify in September of this year,...