From Hypebot. It’s no secret that the amount of money artists are earning from recorded music is declining. But by how much? And as digital sales replace physical and streaming music gains traction do the numbers shift in the artist’s favor? Infographic created by David McCandless of Information Is Beautiful from a spreadsheet of data.
(Friday Feb 6th, 2009) the digital distributor to college campuses Rukus shuttered its doors with this notice: “Unfortunately the Ruckus service will no longer be provided. Thank you,” That means lights out for a number of colleges, universities and students who had signed up for “free” ad supported music. Ruckus, first hatched in 2003, was […]
Derek is the musician who started CD Baby, the world’s largest online music store for independent musicians. Here are some current stats from the site: – 242,846 artists sell their music at CD Baby – 4,574,622 CDs sold online to customers – $83,590,381 paid directly to the artists With more than 2 million digitized tracks […]