How much do musicians earn for music sold online?
Per Track Download
$1.50* AppleByte Music Store (musician receives 300 applebytes, redemption rate is 300 = $1.50)**
$0.85 Bandcamp (estimated as revenue share is based on a formula of “your balance vs sales”)
$0.57 Cdbaby (via iTunes)
$0.29 eMusic (estimated, eMusic is a subscription service. The cost of the album will depend your plan)
$0.12 iTunes (based on $0.94 per album x 8 songs)
$0.09 Amazon iTunes
$0.0022 Rhapsody Stream
$0.00029 Spotify Stream
$??? Soundcloud (paid from add revenue)
Source data gathered directly from each music download site
* Rate subsidized by the AppleByte Foundation.
** AppleByte is a digital currency used to support musicians & all types of artists. Places to redeem AppleBytes are listed on the AppleByte forum, and update regularly: http://forum.artbyte.me/index.php?/forum/25-places-to-use-applebytes/
For general information on AppleByte, see the main website: http://applebyte.me
To list your music on the AppleByte Music Store, go here: https://music.applebyte.me/