How much do the top streaming services pay per stream? A guide.

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  1. The Pirate

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    Here's a detailed breakdown of the royalties you will receive per stream, from the Top 3 Streaming Music Services, Spotify, YouTube & Apple Music.

    1 Stream on YouTube = $0.00069

    1 Stream on Spotify = $0.00437

    1 Stream on Apple Music = $0.00735

    1 Stream on Tidal = $0.01250

    1 Stream on Amazon Music = $0.00402
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    1 Million Streams on YouTube = $690

    1 Million Streams on Spotify = $4370

    1 Million Streams on Apple Music = $7350

    1 Million Streams on Tidal = $12,500

    1 Million Streams on Amazon Music = $4020
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    150 streams = 1 Song Download ($0.99-$1.29 Equivalent)

    1500 streams = 1 Album Sale (10 Tracks / $9.99 Equivalent)
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    75 Million Streams = 500,000 Singles Sold (RIAA Gold)

    150 Million Streams = 1 Million Singles Sold (RIAA Platinum)

    1.5 Billion Streams = 1 Million Albums Sold (RIAA Platinum)
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    If you go RIAA Platinum on YouTube, you will get = $103,500

    If you go RIAA Platinum on Spotify, you will get = $655,550

    If you go RIAA Platinum on Apple Music, you will get = $1,102,500

    Here are links to the Streaming Royalty Calculator http://www.streamingroyaltycalculator.com/ and to the Advanced Royalty Calculator http://www.streamingroyaltycalculator.com/advance-calculator.php
     
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  3. Rainy Keys

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    Awesome post! I always wondered how much these youTubers made. I even considered doing tutorials but nah, I won't be able to get a million views lol.
     
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