Ne-Yo has raised concerns over how American songwriting will be able to sustain itself in future in the face of "antiquated consent decrees" that have "enabled streaming companies to enjoy billion-dollar revenues at [the] expense" of the songwriting community.
The R&B singer/songwriter says arguments used by services such as Spotify and Pandora in defense of their royalty rates, who claim to be directing consumers away from piracy, are "offensive and inaccurate".
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