SoundExchange paid $162.4 million in royalties to artists and record labels in the first three months of 2014, according to figures released today. To date, they have paid out more than $2 billion in royalties with payments come from both subscription and ad-supported non-interactive streaming services. The new stats come as part of SoundExchanges first ever Digital Radio Report which will share payments stats along with a state of digital radio streaming for artists and labels quarterly. Some highlights of the new report: $162.4 million – paid to recording artists and record labels in Q1 2014. SoundExchange’s largest Q1 payment...

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