You make money on Spotify via paid streams. Fans can choose either a free, ad-supported tier or a premium subscription to stream a massive catalogue of music, including your own.
Make Money on Spotify
Spotify has deals with rights holders in all of its launch countries. A royalty is based on how frequently your music gets played. Each stream earns you a share of Spotify’s advertising and subscription revenue. The actual amount varies and depends on the ratio of revenue and your percentage of the total number of streams on Spotify in a given month.
NORTH AMERICA: USA and Canada. The USA alone is the largest music market for digital streams.
EUROPEAN COUNTRIES: Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey and United Kingdom. Europe is the second largest market for music streaming.
LATAM: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru and Uruguay. In 2015, Latin America was the fastest growing digital region in the world, and Spotify is both growing and dominating the stream arena.
ASIA / PACIFIC: Australia, Japan, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Malaysia, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore and Taiwan. These 9 countries represent both established and growing markets for music streams.
Even if your country of residence/interest is not available yet, you can be alerted when they are added.