How Much Do Artists Make Per Stream: Earnings Revealed!

How Much Do Artists Make Per Stream? Learn the truth with Viberate's analytics for success.
How Much Do Artists Make Per Stream: Earnings Revealed!
Matic Magister

The music industry has undergone a significant transformation with the advent of streaming platforms. This evolution has changed how artists earn revenue and reach their audience. As a professional in the music industry, it's crucial to understand how much do artists make per stream on various platforms. In this comprehensive guide, we'll delve into the specifics of streaming payouts and introduce the groundbreaking analytics and tools provided by Viberate, designed to empower artists in this digital era.

 📌 Viberate for Artists: All your first-party streaming stats without switching tools. With data-driven music website and Spotify playlist pitching.

Streaming Platform Payouts: What Artists Need to Know

Streaming platforms have become a primary source of revenue for many artists. However, the amount paid per stream varies significantly across these platforms. To give you a clearer picture, let's examine the average payout per stream on some of the leading streaming services:

  • Tidal: $0.01284 per stream
  • Apple Music: $0.008 per stream
  • Amazon Music: $0.00402 per stream
  • Spotify: $0.00318 per stream
  • YouTube Music: $0.002 per stream
  • Pandora: $0.00133 per stream
  • Deezer: $0.0011 per stream

These numbers highlight the variation in streaming revenue across different platforms. It's important for artists to understand these differences to optimize their streaming strategy.

Viberate for Artists: All your first-party streaming stats without switching tools. With data-driven music website and Spotify playlist pitching.

Viberate: Revolutionizing Music Analytics

At Viberate, we recognize the challenges artists face in navigating the complex world of music streaming and social media analytics. That's why we offer a unique, all-in-one solution to simplify and enhance the way artists access and utilize data.

Streamline Your Analytics

Say goodbye to the hassle of switching between multiple tools and platforms. Viberate provides a centralized hub connecting all your streaming and social media stats. This integration allows you to access the most complete and up-to-date analytics sourced directly from your channels. With Viberate, you can easily monitor and plan your music releases, assess your performance, and understand your audience better.

Comprehensive Channel Insights

Our platform offers detailed analytics for various channels, including Spotify, Apple Music, and Shazam. Each of these channels provides full channel analytics, with additional insights like the fastest-growing locations. This feature is especially useful for tailoring your promotional strategies and understanding where your music resonates the most.

Upcoming Features

We're continuously expanding our offerings. Soon, we'll include Amazon Music for Artists, providing comprehensive analytics for this growing platform.

Song Performance Analysis

Viberate goes beyond basic analytics. Our tools allow you to monitor and compare the performance of each song across different channels. You can view comparative graphs, analyze streaming stats, and evaluate the effectiveness of your promotional efforts. This feature is invaluable for understanding what content engages your audience the most.

Audience Geolocation

Understanding your audience is key to successful music promotion. Viberate offers cross-channel audience geolocation, enabling you to plan your promotions and tours more effectively. You can see where your music is being streamed the most, both by country and city, and measure the impact of your music releases and tours.

Insights Beyond Music Channels

Our platform is not limited to traditional music channels. We also provide analytics for YouTube, SoundCloud, Deezer, and even radio airplay. This comprehensive approach ensures you have a complete picture of your music's performance across all relevant platforms.

Social Media Insights

In today's digital age, social media plays a crucial role in an artist's success. Viberate offers insights across major social media channels like TikTok and Instagram. These insights help you understand your fanbase, tailor your marketing campaigns, and reach the right audience.

Showcasing Your Music

Viberate helps you create a stunning, automatically generated music website. This one-sheet provides music professionals with quick access to your signature content and channels. It's a hassle-free way to get discovered and contacted for bookings or collaborations.

Pitching to Spotify Playlists

Lastly, our platform assists you in pitching your songs to the most suitable Spotify playlists. This feature can significantly boost your streaming numbers. With access to a vast chart of Spotify playlists, you can shortlist and reach out directly to playlist curators.

Viberate for Artists: All your first-party streaming stats without switching tools. With data-driven music website and Spotify playlist pitching.


Navigating the world of music streaming and social media can be daunting for artists. Understanding the revenue from streams and utilizing the right tools to analyze and plan your music career are essential steps. Viberate offers a comprehensive solution that simplifies these processes, providing artists with the necessary insights to thrive in the digital music landscape.

Matic Magister

Matic Magister

Head of Database at Viberate
Experienced team leader, wielding precision and adept interpersonal skills, effortlessly navigating the most intricate data challenges.