Streaming music service Spotify has today announced a deal with BandPage that will allow artists to sell their music directly to listeners via the platform. Announced today, the move may well be designed to help alleviate_criticisms over the royalty rates musicians are paid when someone listens to their music on Spotify. Indeed, the company says that the new option will offer musicians additional "meaningful revenue opportunities" by allowing them to sell directly through BandPage. In addition to allowing artists to sell standard merchandise like t-shirts, they can also now offer tickets to secret shows or other exclusive content to their...
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