Tag: Record Label

Prince’s Company sue Jay Z’s Tidal over catalogue streams

Prince’s record label has sued superstar rapper Jay Z’s entertainment company for copyright infringement. According to court records, Tidal has been illegally offering the late musician’s tracks on it subscription-based streaming service. The lawsuit was filed on Tuesday by NPG Records through the United States District Court in Minnesota. It claims that Jay Z’s Toc …

Spotify May Be Set to Block New Releases for Free Users

Spotify is currently involved in some tough negotiations over licensing, which couldn’t come at a worse time for Spotify, as the front-runner in the music streaming industry is being chased by rivals such as Apple Music and Amazon. The Financial Times has reported that new high-profile releases may be subject to what is being called …

Will Streaming Services Remain Independent When They Start Releasing Their Own Album’s?

With the recent news of Amazon releasing yet another ‘Amazon Music Original’, titled Songs of Summer. Music lovers might be asking the question, is Amazon now a record label and what does this mean to music streaming services? So Amazon has recently Released Songs of Summer. They have paid the artists to record the songs, …