@ameyers: @zoecello breaks down exactly how much money Spotify, Apple Music, Pandora, and more paid her in 2019

The user-centric system means that if one user pays $9.99 a month for Spotify Premium but only listens to independent cellist ZoĆ« Keating, that user’s $9.99 would be paid exclusively to Keating.

“These companies are taking power away from listeners, because listeners don’t have any say where their money goes,” Keating told Business Insider. “If you only listen to me, I should get all the percentage of the money you spend on music.”

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