Majority of Beggars artists earn more from streams than downloads for single tracks

Brandon Bakshi

Martin Mills, founder and chairman of Beggars Group, has revealed that the majority of its artists now earn more from track streams than track downloads - and that the label as a whole sees more than a fifth of digital revenues come from streaming services.

Speaking to The Guardian, Mills reiterated that the group currently pays artists 50% of streaming royalties and that Spotify comes top of its streaming income providers, leading the majority of Beggars’ digital revenues from ...

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