Feb 08

Indie Songwriter Michelle Lewis Pens Tune for Little Mix

Indie songwriter Michelle Lewis, shown above, penned a tune (Wings) for British girl group Little Mix that was streamed over 3,000,000 times on Spotify. Hallelujah, you might be thinking.

But whoa, Ms Lewis received a check from the streaming service for her work in the princely amount of $17.72.

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cOQDsmEqVt8?feature=oembed&enablejsapi=1&origin=https://safe.txmblr.com&wmode=opaque&w=540&h=304]

If creatives don’t find a way to get more value for the work they do, they’ll go extinct.

Read more at, https://www.newyorker.com/business/currency/will-streaming-music-kill-songwriting?mbid=rss

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