What are the top paying music download sites for musicians

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)**

$1.03            GhostTunes

$0.85            Bandcamp   (estimated as revenue share is based on a formula of "your balance vs sales")

$0.74            Cdbaby                                   

$0.57            Cdbaby (via iTunes)           

$0.56            Reverbnation

$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/

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