Apple finally launched their much-discussed streaming service Apple Music this week, and they’ve managed to snag some fairly impressive exclusives like Thom Yorke, Dr. Dre, and Taylor Swift. But Jay-Z’s Tidal also had a win today, as Pitchfork reports that Prince has removed his entire catalog from all streaming services except Tidal. A note on […]
If you’ve been keeping up with the latest music news, you know there’s something of a war for supremacy going on. One of the latest blows has been dealt by Tidal, Jay-Z’s new subscription streaming service that promises to pay artists fair prices when their songs are streamed. Show More Summary
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A lot’s changed at Glastonbury since the Levellers headlined in the early 90s. Beyoncé, Jay-Z, Metallica and Basement Jaxx have all triumphed atop the Pyramid Stage, proving there’s room for non-rock acts. Yet there is still particular...Show More Summary
Turns out Jay Z and Beyonce did need to watch the throne. Taylor Swift and Calvin Harris knocked the first couple of music out of the number one spot on the Forbes list of highest-earning celebrity couples. Swift and Harris topped the list with a joint $146 million annual income. Show More Summary
Beyonce, with hubby Jay-Z, recently announced their star studded entry into the streaming market with the acquisition of Tidal, a counterweight to the incumbents such as Spotify. At last count by the International Federation of the Phonographic industry, some 41 million people around the world had become streaming music subscribers. Show More Summary
Move over, Beyonce and Jay-Z. There's a new power couple in town. Forbes has come out with the top three highest-earning tandems in Hollywood... and the list is no longer led by Queen Bey and her king. Instead, with a combined annual...Show More Summary
Rita Ora goes braless for dinner out at Catch in New York City on Tuesday afternoon (June 23). The 24-year-old “Poison” singer flew out to the Big Apple for a recording session and was seen earlier at the studio in Chelsea. PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Rita Ora “All I thought about was [...]
Young Turks host Cenk Uygur mocked Fox’s Sean Hannity on Thursday for demanding that musical artists like Prince, Jay-Z and Beyoncé be pulled from major retailers because the same was happening to the Confederate battle flag. “That Confederate flag represents the Confederacy that...
America's cultural defender Sean Hannity doesn't understand why America's fine retail establishments would stop selling Confederate flags when they still sell The Rap Music. "I have a question: can you still buy a Jay-Z CD at Walmart?...Show More Summary
They are now the highest-paid celeb couple in the world.
Fox News host Sean Hannity complained on his radio show on Thursday that if retailers want to stop selling the Confederate battle flag, they should also pull music he considers offensive. “I have a question: can you still buy a Jay-Z CD at Walmart? Does the music department at Sears have any...
Jay-Z’s Budweiser-sponsored Made In America Festival is returning to Philadelphia this Labor Day weekend. Last year, the Philadelphia-based festival expanded into two separate, simultaneous festivals in Philly and Los Angeles; that’s not happening again this year, although there will be two additional single-day shows, one in New York with Mary J. Show More Summary
All of those think pieces predicting how Jay-Z and Tidal's 'artist partners' were going to have a difficult time convicing people to shell out $20 for yet another streaming music service, might have been on to something.
Jay-Z’s Tidal service has often been called the biggest music industry disaster in recent memory. And now, things are getting worse. Gizmodo describes the latest event in Tidal’s sinking ship. ‘Tidal’s interim CEO Peter Tonstad stepped in after the company ditched former CEO Andy Chen in April, but he just left the company. Show More Summary
Peter Tonstad, who was installed as interim chief executive in April after the departure of Tidal’s last chief, has left after two months on the job.
GQ's July issue will feature the magazine's '20 Most Stylish Men Alive.' Krystin Goodwin (@Krystingoodwin) highlights some of the stylist A-listers who made the cut.
It’s a hard knock life for Jay Z’s Tidal, which is without a CEO for the second time in three months. Interim CEO Peter Tonstand has left the streaming service after replacing Andy Chen in April of this year, Norwegian news site Dagens...Show More Summary
After less than three months, Tidal's newest CEO is already out the door. Privately owned by Jay-Z and an impressive flock of other big name artists, Tidal has been off to a rocky start since its launch in March and now faces the challenge of finding a CEO—yet again. Interim CEO Peter Tonstad was let go [...]