'Why are labels paying artists low streaming royalty rates?'

AMP (Artists, Managers, Performers), the newly-formed alliance between the Musicians’ Union, the Music Managers’ Forum and the Featured Artists Coalition, has called for streaming royalties to be split equally between artists and their label in a new submission to the EU consultation on copyright.

AMP argues that streaming is not a sale in the traditional sense and does not involve any of the associated costs for the label. The alliance believes paying streaming royalties on a sales basis, the current ...

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