How Much Does an Artist Get Paid Off a Million Spins on Pandora?

One musician got a check cut to him for $16.89. To be fair, he only owned 40% of the song, so his band mates got $42.25. David Lowery, of the band Cracker, posted what he gets paid off royalties from streaming music services, terrestrial and satellite radio. Lowery is calling for Pandora to get their shit together and to build a business model that helps the artist.


Here’s the song in question.