Rockonomic: Half of music royalties pay for music we would rather skip over than listen to?

In this post I am going to highlight what may be one of the great ironies of how we pay for music in the service era (*with apologies to the grammar police):

Greater than half of the money paid out in royalties may be used to pay for music we would rather skip over than for that music we would rather listen to.*

How did I come to this ironic, if not seemingly ridiculous conclusion? Here goes…

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