PRS supports Spotify amid royalties row

Coldplay kept their album Mylo Xyloto from being available on the service last month, after which independent distributor ST Holdings removed much of its catalogue, citing "negligible" royalties and accusing Spotify of "cannibalising revenue from the likes of iTunes".

The outcry hit new levels last week when Mercury-nominated songwriter and performer Jon Hopkins tweeted: "Got paid £8 for 90,000 plays. Fuck Spotify."

However, director of media licensing at PRS William Booth told Music Week: "Spotify is one of a number ...

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