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  • Taylor Swift Leaves Spotify; Joins Jay-Z’s Music Streaming Service

    Mar 26, 15 by Deron Dalton 1 Comment

    *Taylor Swift ditched Spotify, protesting its free services, to join the music streaming service, Tidal, owned by rap mogul Jay-Z, according to The Verge. Jay spent $56 million to purchase the Swedish tech company Aspiro. It services are available in dozens of countries, but it only has 500,000 subscribers, 17,000 of which are on Tidal.

  • Jay Z Bids $56.2M for Subscription Streaming Service Aspiro

    Jan 30, 15 by EURPublisher01 2 Comments

    *Jay Z just expanded his business portfolio with the addition of a subscription streaming service…in fact, the rival of popular streaming service Spotify. According to Billboard, the mogul has purchased Aspiro, the Swedish parent company of two subscription streaming services, WiMP and TIDAL. The offer of 464 million Swedish krona, or $56.2 million, represents a […]

  • Beyonce’s Self-Titled Album Finally on Spotify

    Nov 24, 14 by EURPublisher01 2 Comments

    *After nearly a year, Beyonce’s self-titled album is finally available on Spotify. A platinum edition of “Beyonce” with a six new remixes and bonus tracks is now available on the music streaming service. Released as a surprise last December, the set was originally only available as an iTunes exclusive but was later released on CD […]

  • Done Deal: Apple Acquires Dr. Dre’s Beats Electronics for $3 Billion

    May 28, 14 by EURPublisher01 1 Comment

    *Apple has officially announced that it has purchased Dr. Dre’s Beats Electronics for $3 billion. With iTunes sales slowing, the move gives Apple something it desperately needs to compete in today’s digital music world – a subscription music service. While Apple’s App Store revenue is increasing, Morgan Stanley analyst Katy Huberty notes that iTunes revenue […]

  • Jay-Z’s ‘Magna Carta’ Debuts at No. 1, Sets Spotify Record

    Jul 17, 13 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment

    *Jay-Z’s new album “Magna Carta Holy Grail” has made its presence known. It debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart, selling 527,000 copies in its first week according to preliminary data from Nielsen SoundScan. It also had both the biggest single day and the biggest first week in the history of music streaming […]

  • Quincy Jones: Diddy ‘Couldn’t Recognize a B Flat if it Hit Him’

    Jun 27, 12 by EURpublisher02 8 Comments

    *Legendary producer and musician Quincy Jones had to clarify some things at the recent launch event for the music streaming service Spotify. [SUBSCRIBE TO EURWEB’s RSS FEED] Music mogul and one-time producer Sean “Diddy” Combs may have a great ear for music, having signed and cultivated such talent as The Notorious B.I.G., Faith Evans and […]