The economics of Spotify

The CEO of Spotify was in the news recently for challenging artists and the way the create music. The challenge was not happily received.

That’s not the only thing artists are unhappy about concerning Spotify. I am pretty sure the amount they get paid per stream is the #1 source of unhappiness. I can see why. But I also recommend that anyone interested in the business of Spotify and streaming music read this: Lessons From Spotify ā€“ Stratechery by Ben Thompson.

Spotify has a big problem and I don’t know how they get over it. Read the article and see what you think.

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