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Rdio begins paying artists $10 for every user they attract

Rdio begins paying artists $10 for every user they attract

Streaming music services have a bad reputation when it comes to paying their artists, who only earn a few cents each play. Rdio is trying to remedy that (and grow its subscriber base) by paying songsters $10 for every user they personally attract that stays around longer than a month. Brendan Benson, Scissor Sisters and Snoop Dogg Lion have already signed up, but it’s not just for big names, any musician with an Rdio account can join — tempting us to upload our Lady Gaga covers played on the Sousaphone in the quest for some of those rockstar riches.

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Rdio begins paying artists $10 for every user they attract originally appeared on Engadget on Tue, 02 Oct 2012 18:56:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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