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Songwriter says he made $5,679 from 178 million Pandora streams [Updated]

The songwriter who co-wrote Meghan Trainor’s “All About That Bass” alleged on Tuesday that he only cleared $5,679 from more than 178 million streams of the song on Spotify. (credit: YouTube)

A Tuesday copyright roundtable discussion, hosted by Nashville’s Belmont University and led by the House Judiciary Committee, opened with one of the past year’s most successful songwriters announcing just how little money he’d made from more than 178 million streams of a song he co-wrote: $5,679.

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Songwriter says he made $5,679 from 178 million Pandora streams [Updated]

The songwriter who co-wrote Meghan Trainor’s “All About That Bass” alleged on Tuesday that he only cleared $5,679 from more than 178 million streams of the song on Spotify. (credit: YouTube)

A Tuesday copyright roundtable discussion, hosted by Nashville’s Belmont University and led by the House Judiciary Committee, opened with one of the past year’s most successful songwriters announcing just how little money he’d made from more than 178 million streams of a song he co-wrote: $5,679.

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