Spotify and Pandora do not pay song-writers. For example, Aloe Blacc’s song was play 168,000,000 (168 million) was paid 12,363 for Pandora domestic (US) royalties, which included the three song-writers [2,3]. That turns to be 7 cents for every 1000 times you play the song in Pandora . The song in question is Wake me up  I had rested the use of Spotify but I have used Pandora. I will stop using Pandora. Consumers need to be aware. While music should be accessible (not free). For example, “Pandora’s published rate for at least one form of royalties is .0013 cents per stream, divided among a song’s various interest holders.”  — If you like Living on a prayer from Bon Jovi, you gave them a great meal, according to Child, who said that for 110 dollars they received in three monte in 2012, they could afford a (nice) pizza . Aloe said: “And I believe policymakers will one day recognize that a system that allows digital streaming services to enjoy enormous profits while music creators struggle is imbalanced and broken.” . From 43 billion streams, the song Happy by Pharrell Williams  only made 2700 dollars . Youtube is also a problem . We do want to keep hearing the music we love but songwriters must received their fair share. Congress must act and changes the laws.
— Francisco R. Ortega