|The new iTunes 10 logo. Do you like it? Seems too generic to me.|
Music Biz Academy has a few more details. In its jargon, the $1.29 songs have a "wholesale markup," which seems like a euphemism for "surcharge." The charges for both are the same as above.
They address the producer's 3% share of the label's cut too. Thus the producer and artist together get 15%.
$1.29/song with so-called "wholesale markup"