How Much Do Artists Make Per Lyric?
Apparently, it only took Ed Sheeran an hour and a half to write his smash hit ‘Shape of You’. But with 2.4 billion streams worldwide, the track has already earned over £8.6 million. Even more astonishingly, this equates to approximately £16,097.32 per word!
But how do some of the other bestselling artists in the world compare?