Tag: Music Streaming Exclusives

Prince’s Music Is Now Available On All Streaming Devices

There’s nothing subtle about this news. As Napster recently announced “The rumors are true… music fans rejoice!”, Spotify plastered its bright purple advertisements on a New York City subway station, while iHeartRadio, Apple Music, and Amazon Music confirmed the news to music publications beforehand. In what is being considered a ground-breaking move in the streaming …

Jay Z Sells 33% Of Tidal to Sprint

Jay Z bought Tidal 3 years ago for an investment of $56m. Which he has co-owned along with his wife Beyoncé, and other stake holders such as Usher, Rihanna, Nicki Minaj, Madonna, Dead Mouse, Kanye West, Jack White and Daft Punk! And now Sprint, which is owned by Japan’s Softbank, are estimated to be paying …

Are Spotify Deliberately Punishing Artists Who Sign Exclusive Deals with Rivals?

Katy Perry’s Failed New Single Seems to Suggest So… When any international pop star puts out a new track, especially someone as big as Katie Perry, you would have thought it would draw huge attention, with radio stations and streaming providers promoting and playing the next big hit song. But this isn’t the case for …

Music Streaming Exclusives Could Soon Be Coming to an End

The whole thing of Apple Music, Spotify and Tidal offering music streaming exclusives might be finally coming to an end – and music consumers can’t wait. The frustration and annoyance for consumers of trying to find out which service the next hot new album will be exclusively released on, and the necessity to have multiple …