TuneCore today announced digital distribution payments to musicians in Q2 2014 exceeded $33.2 million. That's down slightly from the $34 million paid in Q1 2014, but an 18.4% increase over Q2 2013. The quarter also saw Tunecore hitting 1 million registered artist account holders. It's an impressive milestone that also underscores the number of artists creating for minimal financial reward. On average, registered artists received just $3.30 from TuneCore last quarter. Since its inception in 2006, TuneCore has paid $438.8 million to artists from a total of 8.8 billion streams and downloads. Music Publishing Administration In Q2, TuneCore Music Publishing...

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