//How much can you make from music streaming?

Streaming is an easy way for aspiring musicians to share their music with the world… but does it pay? Check out these facts about the most popular streaming service of all—Spotify:

  • $0.006 to $0.0084
    Average pay-out per stream to most artists (i.e. you)
  • $425,000 per month
    Pay-out to artists with a “global hit album”
  • $2.1 billion
    Spotify’s 2015 revenue

The takeaway?

Unless you’re an international success, the best way to make money from your music is to do it the old-school way: play shows and sell your music on websites like CD Baby.

Sources: Time.com, musicbusinessworldwide.com, Spotify.com