Jay-Z’s acclaimed new album ‘4:44’ is now on all streaming services… nearly

Jay-Z has made a surprisingly sensible decision with his new album ‘4:44’, taking away its Tidal exclusivity to bring it to the wider world – but snubs Spotify. A few weeks ago Jay-Z launched his…

New Jay-Z album ‘4:44’ goes platinum in 1 week despite being pirated over 1M times

Jay-Z dropped his first album in 4 years last week and has been a phenomenal success, but perhaps for all the wrong reasons as a streaming exclusive on Tidal. A new Jay-Z album would normally…

Kendrick Lamar’s DAMN. just went platinum in 3 weeks, certified legend

Less than a month since releasing his latest album Kendrick Lamar has bagged himself another platinum record to add to his collection. The world went mad last month when King Kendrick dropped DAMN. and blew…

Kanye West is the first artist to go platinum on streams only with The Life Of Pablo

Kanye West has just achieved something that has never been done before, with last years album The Life Of Pablo going platinum entirely through streams. Kanye West released The Life Of Pablo, his latest critically…

Music streams now count towards music awards in France

France’s music trade body Snep have announced that streams from online music services will now count towards sales certifications for Gold, Platinum, Diamond records. Awards for labels and artists reaching a sales milestone can now…