TuneCore, a digital music distributor that works deals with various vendors in an effort to make independent artists more money per song, may not be making those artists much money, but at least in the public eye, they’re still fighting.
About a week ago, major online retailer Amazon removed all of their TuneCore music from the company’s European Union and United Kingdom websites after the deal between Amazon and TuneCore expired. The reason for discontinuing the contract was, of course, monetary. TuneCore claims that Amazon was not paying artists their promised fees, an accusation to which Amazon has not responded. Maybe those fees would bump that $187 north of $200. [Billboard]