- Spotify streams - 4, 053,110
- Last.FM streams - 1,546,667
- Rhapsody streams - 849,817
- iTunes Tracks - ($0.99) - 12,399
- iTunes Albums ($9.99) - 1,229
- Retail Album CDs ($9.99) - 1,161
In actuality, if you think you're going to make a career in music as an artist, it's best to get it out of your mind right now that the bulk of your income will be from music sales of any type. It's never been that way before in the business, and it certainly isn't that way now. In fact, 95% of the money that most major artists make come from sources other than music sales, like publishing, touring, merch and sponsorship.
Remember, as stated over and over in Music 3.0, your music is your marketing. It enhances your ability to make money in other ways.
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