Online Music Marketplace BeatStars Pays Off More Than $50 Million To Producers
by Breon R
BeatStars, the online music marketplace that helped Lil Nas X find the beat for “Old Town Road”, has paid over $50 million to producers who license and sell their work on the site, according to Billboard.
The site, which was founded in 2008, has boasted well over 34,000 sellers while helping artists create iconic songs. In a statement by founder Abe Batshon, he praises the pay off, “The $50 million earned mark for our creators is an amazing achievement for the community that we serve and the company we are striving to build.”
Other popular records found on BeatStars include Future and Rihanna’s “Selfish” (produced by Mantra), 6ix9ine’s “Kooda” (Koncept P), Flipp Dinero’s “Leave Me Alone” (Young Forever Beats), and NBA Youngboy’s “Highway” (The Martianz).