An early royalty statement shows Beats Music with fewer than 111,000 subscribers as of March 31st and payments to songwriters of $0.000126 per stream. The document, shared by David Lowery on The Trichordist, arrives amidst strong signs that Apple acquiring Beats, including its popular headphone business, for a reported $3.2 billion. The royalty report is a snapshot of Beats early days, and does not include many of the subscribers that the music streamer added with its AT&T family promotion or any acquired since adding in-app subscriptions to its iOS apps. But it does paint a picture of a music service...

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