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Spotify Says They’re Gonna Be So Big, Artists Won’t Even Have to Worry About Rent

Spotify Says They’re Gonna Be So Big, Artists Won’t Even Have to Worry About Rent

By Paul Resnikoff – March 13, 2013 – Digital Music News

That’s according to the bigger-than-life vision of Spotify CEO Daniel Ek, who deftly parlayed questions about measley artist compensation into much larger possibilities during a recent SXSW chit-chat. All of which informed a subtext that sounded like this: if you’re focused on pennies today, you’re missing out on all those dollars tomorrow.

During the ‘fireside chat,’ held at the Long Center theater in downtown Austin, Ek outlined a service that will ultimately have a billion users and plenty of ‘decent wages’ to go around. “Artists shouldn’t be asking ‘How much am I being paid per stream,’ but instead ‘How many times could my song be played?'”

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