YouTube music head says company pays higher royalties than Spotify

Lyor Cohen rebuts the common belief that YouTube pays less than Spotify or Pandora, saying that his service pays more than $3 per thousand streams in the US, “more than other ad supported services.” Cohen, who has been trying to patch things up between YouTube and the music industry, believes that songwriters and artists need to know what they’re making. – Rob LeFebvre, Engadget http://ift.tt/2uOXHrZ