Spotify’s reign at the top has come to an end according to an industry insider who spilled the beans to Digital Music News. The anonymous source, rumored to be a major U.S.-based distributor states that Apple Music has surpassed the streaming giant in the U.S.
Jay-Z was sued by a pair of Swedish law firms who claimed the business mogul didn’t honor his financial obligations to them in overseeing the particulars of the purchase of TIDAL. Hov hit back against the claims, saying that not only did he pay was owed but that the firms are attempting to overbill him.
An expected effect of XXXTentacion‘s shooting death on Monday (June 18) was certain to be that fans and the curious would turn to his music. As a result, the 20-year-old rapper shattered Taylor Swift‘s single-day streaming record on Spotify with 10.4 million streams Tuesday (June 19) for the “SAD!” track.
Beyoncé and Jay-Z effectively stunted on the masses this weekend with the surprise drop of their new joint project, Everything Is Love, but initially, it was only available on TIDAL. Now, the record is enjoying a wider release after Spotify and Apple Music both feature the record much to the delight of fans of the […]
Nas had the world on notice with the listening party and live stream of his 11th studio album Nasir, produced entirely by Kanye West, on Thursday (June 14) ahead of a slated Friday release. Hours went by before the album was uploaded to the various streaming services well after the patience of long-waiting fans had […]
TIDAL, whose primary owner is Shawn “Jay-Z” Carter, has not enjoyed the dominance in the streaming marketplace to the level that they’ve claimed in times past according to some reports. In a new revelation, it is alleged that the streaming music and content company cooked the numbers of albums from Beyoncé and Kanye West, putting […]
J. Cole already has the adoration of devoted fans that support everything he drops, and it was proven once more after the release of his latest project. With his fifth studio album KOD available across all platforms, the project broke Apple Music’s first-day streaming record and did the same over at Spotify as well.
International Women’s Day is taking place around the globe, with women being recognized and hailed for their various and innumerable contributions to society. To commemorate the celebration, Apple Music has unveiled a list of its top 20 streaming women artists including playlists to highlight the contribution of women to music.
Drake and Future had a spectacular 2017 run with Drake‘s More Life playlist project and Future‘s two full-length albums dominating the airwaves. According to a report from BuzzAngle Music, the pair dominated the year as the top streamed acts, with Kendrick Lamar’s “Humble” as the audio-streamed song.
Jay-Z‘s TIDAL seemed to be one of the front-runners in the high-stakes streaming service wars, especially given its artist-friendly model of royalties that was touted in earlier times. According to a report from a Norweigan newspaper, the subscription service is reportedly losing tens of millions of dollars per year and could be completely out of […]
Kanye West has turned heads with the trademark filing of the Yeezy Sound name, which appears to be a new streaming service.