‘Putting a number on art’: musicians nervous as Spotify announces royalty changes | Music streaming

Daniel Ek, co-founder and chief executive officer of Spotify.

Spotify has confirmed there will be long-rumoured changes to their royalty payments from early 2024, which include a controversial policy requiring tracks to get a minimum of 1,000 listens every year to receive royalties. Certain […]

Spotify Officially Announces New Policy for Royalty Payouts, “Artificial” Streams, and “Functional Noise”

leaker wearing a playboi carti mask

Spotify has officially announced its new policy on royalty payments, confirming earlier reports that the platform would be eliminating payments for songs with less than 1,000 annual streams “starting in early 2024.” The announcement also […]

SAXON Announces New Album ‘Hell, Fire And Damnation’

SAXON Announces New Album 'Hell, Fire And Damnation'

When internationally renowned actor Brian Blessed OBE delivers a proclamation for opening track “The Prophecy”, expectations are automatically high for SAXON‘s latest album. Have no fear and make no mistake, SAXON meet and exceed them […]