Jazmine Sullivan Earns Over 1 Million Dollars From YouTube & Spotify

Published: Wednesday 17th Oct 2018 by David

Jazmine Sullivan knows something we don’t.

For, as admirers of the performer often take to social media to bemoan the general public’s supposed unwillingness to support her music, she- unbeknownst to the world- has seen waves of cash flow into her life because of the support said public has given her.

Facts and figures pulled from YouTube and Spotify below…

When tallied, ten of Sullivan’s best-performing songs on Spotify have amassed 154 million streams to date. When converted to cash?

616 thousand dollars.

That number glides north of one million when numbers from all of the tracks (including the likes of ‘If You Dare‘, ‘Stanley’ and ‘Best of Me’ ) are thrown into her streaming mix on the platform.

Quite interestingly, her top ten highest earners picked up would have picked up a cool $1,848,000 had they received as many spins on TIDAL.


There’s more.

YouTube, often criticised for its notoriously low artist revenue payouts ($0.00074 a stream), will also join Spotify in making a check out to Sullivan after plays garnered by her material and related to content swept up over $400,000 across its own platform and Google Play.

Leading its charge? The music video for her single ‘Bust Your Windows’ which has been streamed over 27 million times.

Songwriters like Sullivan are paid by performing rights organisations like BMI & PRS quarterly meaning she and her collaborators- who will earn money for their work for the rest of their lives- will not see the cash they have amassed all at once.

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  1. Achooo! October 17, 2018

    This is good as it is hard for R&B singers to make money. The music industry masterfully got rid of R&B and we allow it to happen

    • thi.ford October 17, 2018

      Since I started with my online business, I earn $80 every 60minutes. It sounds unbelievable but you won’t forgive yourself if you don’t check it out. Learn more about it here…….. w­w­w.W­i­c­3­.­c­om

  2. Melanin Man October 17, 2018

    And they say we don’t support our own. Very happy for this beautiful and wonderful sister.

  3. BabygirlfromLDN October 17, 2018

    Off course black people support our own go to any black afrobeats or comedy show audience is usually 100% black rnb just needs good artist managers who know how to move independently artists like NAO make good money live and also digitially most major label acts make very poor royalties money and just broke but famous wearing pr freebie designer clothes lol

  4. DanYiel Iman October 17, 2018

    She’s a great vocalist & I purchase her music!! ?

  5. China October 17, 2018

    Lions Tigers and Bears 0hhhhh my. Get them coins. Black Girl that Rocks.

  6. Anthony west October 17, 2018

    Do one for Ciara total on Spotify, Google Play, YouTube etc. And how does Apple Music pay out work?

    • Jj October 17, 2018

      I agree. We want to see Ciara

  7. Ratedxxx October 17, 2018

    This girl been through so much

    I hope she release something new soon…
    She’s a true vocalist….

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  9. Mmh October 17, 2018

    Do I need to do the TLC left eye break down of pay for y’all TGT. The music isn’t selling.

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