Musicians’ Income Growing Thanks To Online ‘Hairbrush Divas’

Digital royalties to composers, songwriters and music publishers have grown quickly since last year, while those from physical sales are still dropping off. Half-year results from the MCPS-PRS royalty collector showed payouts from online services up 40 percent in the first half of the year, from the same period last year, while those from CDs and such fell nine percent.

The alliance said payouts “were boosted by postings of self-made videos