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Beggars Group’s Claim That Its Artists Earn More From Streaming Than Downloading, Unpacked

From Billboard:

Download revenues continue to rise, but streaming revenues are starting to take up a surprising portion of digital revenues.

Beggars Group founder and chairman Martin Mills told the Guardian that 22% of the label group’s digital revenues came from streaming in 2012 and the majority of its artists now earn more from streaming than from downloads. Those numbers may have surprised some people, and they’re proof the industry is doing a better job at monetizing consumers’ love for streaming media.

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