Adam Lambert’s Star Power from an industry perspective 35 iTunes Royalties for Artists and Labels, Arbitron

My colleagues and I don’t think Finalists receive any upfront percentage of iTunes sales revenue (see below)…
I’ve discussed some of the issues of royalties and agreements in previous posts (which can be found on my blog as well); generally Artists don’t receive revenue (except their initial advances) until the record label recoups their entire investment [...]