@Rockonomic: What iRadio could mean for Artists, Musicians, and their royalties

Rumors now abound as far as the possible launch of an “iRadio” service from Apple (ForbesForbes again, the VergeCnet, ). Embedded within these rumors are discussions of the rates at which royalties from such a service would be paid.

Less discussed in these stories, however, is how these iRadio royalties might be distributed differently — to labels, performing artists, musicians, etc. — as compared to those royalties paid by other providers of  radio-like experiences online (e.g., “Webcasters”).

A discussion of the difference in how these royalties might be paid is the purpose of this post.

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