“..Music Artists Online Earnings.
In case you haven’t heard, the music industry isn’t quite as lucrative as it once was.
For years, we’ve heard record company complain about declining profits – but what about the artists?
Some of the highest earners in the entertainment field are musicians.
In 2011, Taylor Swift made an estimated $57 million – while Rihanna made $53 million.
However, as we can see from the following infographic -
- only a small fraction of their fortunes come from online sales.
Digital Music News updated its original 2010 infographic – “How Much Do Music Artists Earn Online?” – to fit 2012′s data.
From the look of things, it’s only getting harder for a major label artist to make a profit from their digital sales.
According to recent data most major label artists see nothing from their Spotify streams…”
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