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Entries in 'jay-z' (54)

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Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Aug 18th 2015 at 7:40AM
Tidal

Tidal Discovery launched to showcase new artists

Tidal, the artist owned streaming company purchased by Jay Z earlier this year, has introduced Tidal Discovery, a new feature designed ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on May 1st 2015 at 10:38AM
Jay

Jay Z hits back at Tidal critics

Jay Z has hit back at critics of his newly acquired 'artist-friendly' streaming service, Tidal, accusing "many big companies" of ...

RHIAN JONES
by RHIAN JONES
on Apr 27th 2015 at 10:52AM
Tidal

Tidal to pay labels 62.5% of revenue, but app's chart position is slipping

Tidal has promised to pay a 62.5% revenue share to both major and independent labels and revealed a direct-to-fan uploading ...

RHIAN JONES
by RHIAN JONES
on Apr 22nd 2015 at 11:01AM

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Mumford & Sons criticise Tidal, Taylor Swift

Mumford & Sons criticise Tidal, Taylor Swift

Mumford & Sons have hit out at Jay Z’s recently acquired streaming company Tidal and rejected Taylor Swift’s anti-Spotify stance.

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Apr 13th 2015 at 11:22AM
Tom P

Editorial: 'Sentiment won't win streaming - but star power might' Gated Content

It was made to look like an ideological movement – a united front for artists and high quality music. But, ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Apr 3rd 2015 at 11:30AM
Rihanna

Jay Z's Tidal begins exclusive content crusade

Rihanna's new single, a Daft Punk feature film, Alicia Keys tour footage and handcrafted playlists from Jay Z, Beyoncé and ...

RHIAN JONES
by RHIAN JONES
on Apr 1st 2015 at 2:04PM
Jay

Big names join Jay Z to operate 'artist owned' Tidal

Jay Z's newly acquired streaming service, Tidal, is co-owned by around 15 artists including Alicia Keys, Madonna, Kanye West, Beyonce, ...

RHIAN JONES
by RHIAN JONES
on Mar 31st 2015 at 10:25AM

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Andy Chen

Tidal: 'High quality streaming is going to be the standard'

Tidal was considered a relatively niche player in the music streaming game until Jay Z bought its parent company, Aspiro, ...

RHIAN JONES
by RHIAN JONES
on Mar 30th 2015 at 2:44PM
Kanye

Jay Z's Tidal relaunches with high profile Twitter campaign

Jay Z's newly acquired streaming service, Tidal, is receiving a wealth of high profile promotion from stars including Rihanna, P. ...

RHIAN JONES
by RHIAN JONES
on Mar 30th 2015 at 9:28AM
Live Nation's Michael Rapino: 'Artists are the best brand managers'

Live Nation's Michael Rapino: 'Artists are the best brand managers'

Live Nation president and CEO Michael Rapino has said rock stars are "the best brand managers in the world" in ...

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Mar 19th 2015 at 2:23PM
Aspiro

Aspiro applies to de-list shares after Jay Z buy

Tidal parent company, Aspiro, has applied to de-list its shares from the Stockholm Stock Exchange after Jay Z's firm, Project ...

RHIAN JONES
by RHIAN JONES
on Mar 16th 2015 at 3:51PM

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Jay Z

Jay Z to part with 50% of song royalties for jazz sample

Jay Z will have to pay 50% of the royalties from Versus, a track from his 2013 album Magna Carta ...

RHIAN JONES
by RHIAN JONES
on Mar 16th 2015 at 10:01AM
Jay Z

Jay Z's Aspiro bid accepted - report

Jay Z's bid for Aspiro, the Swedish company that own high fidelity streaming service Tidal, has reportedly been accepted, despite ...

RHIAN JONES
by RHIAN JONES
on Mar 12th 2015 at 10:59AM
Jay Z

Jay Z bid for Aspiro blocked by shareholders?

Aspiro minority shareholders may try to block Jay Z's attempt to buy the company, following rumours of discontent last month ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Mar 5th 2015 at 10:42AM

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Jay Z

Shareholders question Jay Z's $56m offer for Aspiro

Shareholders in Scandinavian tech firm Aspiro have claimed Jay Z's $56 million offer for the company does not sufficiently value ...

James Hanley - not in use
by James Hanley - not in use
on Feb 24th 2015 at 11:29AM
Aspiro

Aspiro has 503,000 paying users as of January 31

Aspiro has released its total user numbers for January, following the public bid made for the company by Project Panther ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Feb 9th 2015 at 10:33AM
Jay Z

Confirmed: Jay Z buys Tidal parent Aspiro

Rapper Jay Z has bought streaming service Tidal’s parent company, Aspiro, for a reported 464 million Swedish Krona (£37m).

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jan 30th 2015 at 10:13AM
BBC Worldwide acquires Beyoncé and Jay Z film, announces pre-sales of Foo Fighters doc

BBC Worldwide acquires Beyoncé and Jay Z film, announces pre-sales of Foo Fighters doc

BBC Worldwide has secured the international TV rights to On The Run, a HBO production of Beyoncé and Jay Z ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Oct 10th 2014 at 10:33AM
Mike Dean partners with Warner/Chappell

Mike Dean partners with Warner/Chappell

Warner/Chappell has signed a global publishing agreement with Grammy Award-winning hip hop producer Mike Dean. 

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Oct 8th 2014 at 10:19AM
US charts: Pharrell heading for No 1 double

US charts: Pharrell heading for No 1 double

Pharrell Williams could become a transatlantic chart-topper this weekend after Happy reached No 1 in the US for the first ...

Paul Williams
by Paul Williams
on Feb 27th 2014 at 12:49PM
US charts: Super Bowl rallies Passenger

US charts: Super Bowl rallies Passenger

Weekly US sales of Passenger’s Let Her Go have shot up by 51% after it featured in a Super Bowl ...

Paul Williams
by Paul Williams
on Feb 6th 2014 at 3:04PM
Beyonce

Jay Z & Beyonce pip Lucian Grainge to top spot on Billboard's Power 100

The Billboard Power 100 list for 2014 has been revealed with Jay Z and Beyonce pipping Universal's Lucian Grainge to ...

Tina Hart
by Tina Hart
on Jan 24th 2014 at 11:33AM
Midweek Charts: Springsteen heading for 10th chart-topper

Midweek Charts: Springsteen heading for 10th chart-topper

Bruce Springsteen will become only the seventh act to achieve 10 No 1 albums in the UK with High Hopes ...

Paul Williams
by Paul Williams
on Jan 15th 2014 at 3:57PM