Spotify’s Artist Outreach Mission Leaves Some Wanting More

Spotify had a rough couple of days last week. Besides Jimmy Buffett’s petition for more money, less problems and the ill fate of their #thatsongwhen campaign, the streaming service’s artist-only streaming sessions with the Music Managers’ Forum the Future Artists Coalition in New York City, Nashville, and Los Angeles did not go well, according to those who spoke to Billboard.

You may remember Blake Morgan from his highly-publicized, tense email exchanges with Tim Westergren when Pandora came out in support of (and then abandoned their push for) the Internet Radio Fairness Act, which would have reduced the amount of royalties the online radio streaming service paid to songwriters and rights holders.

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