How much money does 1 billion streams make?

Today, many quite serious capital began to earn on viewing or listening to content posted on various internet sites. Every day, the number of people earning tens, hundreds of thousands, and even millions of dollars on the internet increases. But for such a high income, millions and even billions of views and auditions are needed. Therefore, the question often arises – how much can you earn on one billion streams?

There are a lot of platforms on which you can earn money. Therefore, consider only earnings on the placement of music content on the most popular of them.

The most requested venues for hosting music were YouTube, Apple Music and Spotify.

Royalty payments to musicians and bloggers are influenced by different factors. The average parameters of payments per stream are as follows:

• Apple Music  – $0.0076;

• Spotify –  0.0026-0.0049 dollars;

• YouTube – $0.004.

These statistics make it possible to understand how much one billion streams can bring. Let us turn to arithmetic and do not forget that royalties will be shared between authors and performers. Performers usually earn about 20-30% of the total royalty payments. This means that for every 10 thousand streams, for example, in Apple Music, the artist will receive 15-25 dollars. A million auditions, respectively, will bring 1,500 -2,500 dollars, and one billion – 1.5-2.5 million dollars.

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In the same way, you can calculate the estimated profit on the remaining indicated services.

These amounts are only approximate. English content listened to in an economically developed country, for example, in the United States of America, will bring several times more profit than the same content, for example, in one of the countries of Latin America or Africa. In this case, the cost of a paid subscription affects the service, the amount of advertising and the profit it gives to the service, the percentage of paid subscribers who listened or watched this content.

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