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Can Music Streaming Ever Be Profitable? [INFOGRAPHIC]

image from www.google.comSome musicians and labels complain about the size of their check from Spotify. Others say, be patient, these services just needs to grow.  But will music streamers - particularly those based on the freemium model like Spotify and Pandora - ever be profitable?  These two charts from Statista explore the past and future of music streaming growth and profitability.  What do you think?

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