The entire world has a single answer for the predicament they created for me
Coming out of the previous era, when I was able to make money from my work, I'm not surprised some (like Taylor Swift) are looking at the new music streaming schemes in a whole new light:
"It takes roughly one million spins on Pandora for a songwriter to earn just $90. Avicii’s release 'Wake Me Up!' that I co-wrote and sing, for example, was the most streamed song in Spotify history and the 13th most played song on Pandora since its release in 2013, with more than 168 million streams in the US. And yet, that yielded only $12,359 in Pandora domestic royalties— which were then split among three songwriters and our publishers. In return for co-writing a major hit song, I’ve earned less than $4,000 domestically from the largest digital music service.
If that’s what’s now considered a streaming 'success story,' is it any wonder that so many songwriters are now struggling to make ends meet?"
Nope, but I do know others - especially conservatives - will keep taunting and laughing (instead of doing something) as though it was I, and not the white boys who created this nonsense, who have been doing something very, very wrong,...
”Desmond Child, who wrote Jon Bon Jovi’s massive hit ‘Livin on a Prayer,’ was paid only $110.42 for over six million streams on Pandora.”