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31st Mar 2015

Music Stars Unite To Launch New Streaming Service ‘Tidal’

It will compete directly with Spotify.


Beyoncé, Kanye West and Jay-Z, along with a host of other celebrities came together on Monday evening to launch a brand new music streaming service.

A number of music’s biggest names including Madonna, Rihanna and Daft Punk joined forces to launch Tidal, a streaming service that is being branded as the first artist-owned platform for music content.

Beyoncé pictured at the event.

The new service will compete with Spotify but unlike Spotify, it will not have a free tier.

Speaking at the launch, singer Alicia Keys stated that she hopes Tidal will “forever change the course of music history”.

Tidal Launch Event NYC #TIDALforALL
A number of stars attended the #TIDALforALL event.  

Other artists included Nicki Minaj, Usher, Arcade Fire, deadmau5 and Jack White.