What Does An Indie Get Paid On iTunes?
Musicians have various options to sell music, but often they do not get the majority of the income generated from these sales. Companies like iTunes and Amazon take a decent portion out of sales. (iTunes: around 36% and Amazon: around 34%) On Music Think Tank, Levi Weaver shows what happens to a musician’s income from music sales on various platforms. Where do you sell your music?
“When you buy music on iTunes, even for indies that own their own music, iTunes gets more than half as much as the artist.”