75% of music is streamed on services like Spotify and it’s only getting bigger

In the space of a few years CDs have moved to the rear-view mirror and the world is streaming music online, streaming like crazy. Music streaming is the popular way for people to listen to…

Jay-Z’s TIDAL streaming service responds to criminal fraud allegations

TIDAL’s CEO has responded to recent criminal allegations that they’ve faked streaming numbers and subscriber numbers. Earlier this month Norwegian newspaper Dagens Næringsliv released their latest investigation of Jay-Z owned music streaming service TIDAL. This…

TIDAL faked stream numbers for Kanye West and Beyoncé, says investigation

Jay-Z’s streaming service TIDAL has been accused of faking the numbers for his wife’s latest album and close friend Kanye’s last album. Back in 2016 Kanye launched his divisive but explosive album The Life of…

The “highest resolution music streaming service in the world” comes to the U.S.

French music streamer Qobuz are bringing their high-resolution streamer to the U.S., but can they face up against Jay-Z’s Tidal. Qobuz claim to be “the highest resolution music streaming service in the world” with a vast…

Tidal comes to TV with Apple TV and Android TV support

Jay-Z’s HQ music streaming service is now streaming on TVs with new support for Apple and Android TV services. Tidal have launched their first apps for TV, arriving on both Android and Apple TV platforms….

Tidal apps now have the power to control Sonos

Jay-Z’s music streaming service Tidal has added Sonos controls to their mobile app for a simple, streaming dream. Subscribers to Tidal’s music streaming service with a Sonos speaker are in for a treat. No longer…

Kanye West might be launching a rival to Jay-Z’s Tidal and Spotify

Is Kanye West going to start his own streaming service? Is this all just to spite Jay-Z after their spat? Kanye West can’t get into the news for something that isn’t controversial it seems. New…

Music streaming will have a greater impact on chart positions next year

Billboard have announced a change to how they count streams from services like Spotify and Apple Music towards chart positions. Starting in 2018 Billboard will have 2 different values for streams based on whether it…

Viral YouTube videos might make chart hits on Billboard soon

Can you imagine Gangnam Style being number one in the official charts? Billboard and YouTube might be teaming up to count video plays in chart data. According to a new report YouTube plays are to…

Japan still loves CD’s, but this is how they’re listening to music now

As music streaming takes the world by storm Japan have been sitting back chilling with their CDs, but the digital world of music is catching up. In recent years with the surge in popularity of…