The Four Pillars of ACPS

Since music streaming revolutionized the music industry over a decade ago, the standard method of paying artists has been characterized by a lack of fairness and transparency. The subscription-based system used by streaming platforms gives listeners access to all of their music for a set monthly rate. As it currently stands, this revenue is distributed to artists based on their ranking on a streaming platform, meaning that the top artists are prioritized while smaller artists are left with the short end of the stick. Deezer’s new Artist Centric Payment System (ACPS) developed with Universal Music Group is driven by the […]