Here’s Another Way That Major Labels Cheat Artists on Streaming Royalties… – Digital Music News

Back in June, a leaked Lady Gaga contract exposed just how artists get screwed out of their streaming royalties by major labels. But that was just one trick in the bag: according to a just-filed lawsuit by American Idol label 19 Entertainment, major label Sony Music Entertainment has been using a clever game of mis-categorization to dramatically reduce streaming royalty payouts. – Paul Resnikoff, Digital Music News