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Old 05-23-2012, 07:45 AM   #1
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Spotify valued at $4,000,000,000 USD

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Spotify Revenue:

2008: $0.612 million USD
2009: $18.1 million USD
2010: $99 million USD
2011: $236.4 million USD
2012: projected at $889 million USD

Spotify paid subscribers:

January, 2010:------------ 250,000 paid subscribers
March 17, 2010:----------- 320,000
July 20, 2010: ---------------- 500,000
December 8, 2010: ------ 750,000
March 8, 2011:--------------- 1,000,000
July 14, 2011: -----------------1,600,000
Sept 21, 2011: ---------------- 2,000,000
Nov 23, 2011: ------------------2,500,000
Jan 26, 2012: -------------------3,000,000 paid subscribers

Spotify pays about $0.0055 per stream.
About 165 streams = 1 Itunes download (revenue wise).
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Old 05-28-2012, 03:06 AM   #2
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Thanks Top 100.

Not to dispute your figure, but I read quite recently (naturally I don't remember where) that Spotify pays the artist (not including what it pays the record company) $0.004 per song stream, maxing out at $0.04 per album.
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