IN THE KNOW: WEEKLY MUSIC NEWS SUMMARY MARCH 9, 2018
CD Baby Paid Out $80 Million To Independent Artists In 2017:
Distributor CD Baby celebrates 20 years in existence and is putting out some stats on how much money it has returned to artists over its time. It paid out $80 million on its catalog of over 9 million digital tracks in 2017, adding nearly 1 million in 2017 alone. Since its inception, it has paid out $600 million to artists.