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Tag Archives: SoundExchange

Are Digital Radio Revenues Starting To Add Up?

Posted by on June 19, 2012

Just a few weeks ago, an unnamed independent label stated that they weren’t making much money at all from streaming services like Spotify. However, an article that ran in the New York Times alleges that royalties from Internet radio stations like Pandora as well as SiriusXM are starting to increase. SoundExchange, a non-profit group that […]

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Sirius XM And Pandora Account For 90% of SoundExchange Revenues

Posted by on April 16, 2012

There’s no denying the power that Sirius XM and Pandora have on their own nowadays. Sirius XM now has more than 22 million subscribers, while Pandora reportedly has a 68% market share among internet radio. And according to new calculations found by Digital Music News, the two combined account for roughly 90% of SoundExchange’s total […]

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Pandora, Other Webcasters Settle On Royalty Deal

Posted by on July 8, 2009

After an extremely long negotiation period, “pure-play” webcasters (those who are not part of large corporations or are also over-the-air broadcasters) have reached a settlement for royalty payments to SoundExchange. The agreement includes the massively popular Pandora. From Hypebot: On his RAIN blog, one of the chief industry negotiators, Kurt Hanson of AccuRadio, wrote: “This […]

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