Tuesday, 31 March 2015

Jay Z Launches Music Streaming Service TIDAL with Kanye West,Alicia Keys,Beyonce & Others


Jay Z has expanded his empire with the launch of Tidal, a streaming service he recently bought for $56million being billed as the first artist-owned platform for music and video.He teamed up with 18 hit makers who were revealed as co-owners of the subscription service.They are Rihanna, Madonna, Beyonce, Usher, Alicia Keys,Daft Punk, Arcade Fire, Jack White,Nicki Minaj,Regine Chassagne, Deadmau5,Calvin Harris,Jason Aldean,J.Cole,Chris Martin,Usher and Kanye West .
At the Launch in New York on Monday, Host of the night, Alicia Keys explained their mission in a few words saying “ we come together before you on this day, March 30th, 2015, with one voice in unity in the hopes that today will be another one of those moments in time, a moment that will forever change the course of music history.

'For today we announce of Tidal, the first ever artist-owned, global music and entertainment platform,
Our goal is simple: We want to create a better service and a better experience for both fans and artists, and that is our promise to the world.”

Jay Z told Billboard that each of the founding owners in Tidal had an equal stake in its equity.
They have also released a promo video where music artists who had aligned themselves with Jay Z’s new streaming service by changing their Twitter and Facebook profile photos to cyan blue appear to be showing up to a conference for the new platform either in person or via video.
The membership-based service - similar to subscription service Spotify - will provide music and exclusive video content that users can stream on computers, tablets and smartphones or listen to offline.

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