Value of Music Streaming is Data

by Nikolozi Meladze

David Downs:

The fight over artist royalties on streaming services like Pandora and Spotify misses a more important reality: user data from these sites can be a much bigger gold mine to artists, labels, and promoters, and it needs to be unlocked, said several industry players during a lively panel discussion on artist revenues and digital music economics at the second day of the FutureSound Conference on music and technology in San Francisco.