Apple’s full letter to artists on Apple Music streaming payouts

In an open letter being sent to artists today (below), Apple for the first time broke down how it pays artists for streams on the service. It said the average play rate is $0.01 per stream, but it didn’t break down specific streaming rates that vary based on geography and discounted Apple Music plans.

Apple says the open letter will be part of a new ongoing series to keep artists informed:

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