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The Copyright Royalty Board published a decision in 2018 to raise songwriter royalties by 44% between now and 2022. In the eleventh hour, Spotify, Amazon, and Pandora submitted an appeal that not only opposed the rate increase, but would also be used as a divisive tactic to roll back royalty rates by one-third, according to NMPA chair David Israelite.

Is Spotify technically suing songwriters? What will happen if the royalty rate increase is confirmed?

And more importantly... Could this mean the end for Spotify?

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