‘Let's keep music special. F—Spotify’: on-demand streaming and the controversy over artist royalties

  title={‘Let's keep music special. F—Spotify’: on-demand streaming and the controversy over artist royalties},
  author={Lee K R Marshall},
  journal={Creative Industries Journal},
  pages={177 - 189}
  • Lee K R Marshall
  • Published 3 July 2015
  • Computer Science
  • Creative Industries Journal
On-demand streaming music services have expanded significantly in recent years. Services such as Spotify and Deezer are widely expected to become the dominant means of mass music consumption in the future and have been significant factors in helping recording industries in some countries arrest their long-term decline. The emergence of such services (especially the largest of them, Spotify) has caused controversy, however, with both major stars and smaller independent artists publicly… 
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