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Report Alleges Tidal Faked Streaming Numbers For Beyoncé And Kanye West Albums

Report Alleges Tidal Faked Streaming Numbers For Beyoncé And Kanye West Albums

Tidal, the Jay-Z-backed streaming service that is supposed to put artists first, might’ve gone a bit overboard with that mantra. The Norwegian newspaper Dagens Næringsliv reports that in 2016 the streaming service falsified and inflated streaming numbers for Kanye West’s The Life of Pablo and Beyoncé’s Lemonade albums.

Streaming Music Services, From Most Screwed To Least Screwed

Streaming Music Services, From Most Screwed To Least Screwed

SoundCloud is stuffed. On Thursday, the streaming music service mostly known as a place to hear podcasts and remixes from unknown DJs confirmed that it had taken $US70 ($92) million in debt funding — basically a loan from various investors — in order to stay in business.