Taylor Swift’s new album „reputation“ will not be available on streaming music services like Apple Music for at least a week after it launches, reports Bloomberg.
Swift’s representatives began notifying streaming music services about the upcoming limitation this week. The album reportedly will not be available for streaming during the first week of sales, and companies are still negotiating to determine when exactly it might be made available.
„reputation“ will be available for purchase in retail stores and online stores like iTunes starting on Friday, November 10. If there is a one week waiting period, it could become available [...]
Last night, Canadian rock band Arcade Fire performed songs from their new album, Everything Now, during a live global broadcast on Apple Music, which was announced last week. Those who missed the Brooklyn-based performance can still check it out today, as Apple has uploaded the exclusive two-hour concert film in full on Apple Music.
.@arcadefire is hitting every album right now in Brooklyn. 🙌#EverythingNowLivehttps://t.co/6svfcKw0bl pic.twitter.com/mHzIELIj1F
— Apple Music (@AppleMusic) July 28, 2017
Apple has spotlighted Everything Now Live on the Browse tab of Apple Music, and within the featured card there are [...]
Last week, Jay-Z’s new album „4:44“ debuted exclusively on his own music streaming service Tidal, and then reports predicted that the album would expand to Apple Music and other services one week later. Now, 4:44 has begun streaming on Apple Music, and is available for $9.99 on iTunes [Direct Link].
Earlier in the week, Jay-Z debuted a video for one of 4:44’s tracks, The Story of O.J., on Apple Music while the album was still a Tidal exclusive. Even during its one-week exclusivity window, 4:44 went platinum in under a week, certifying that the record has sold 1 million equivalent album units in the United States. One equivalent album unit [...]
Soon after Jay-Z’s newest album, „4:44,“ launched as an exclusive on his own streaming service Tidal, sources speaking to Billboard this weekend have said that 4:44 will be coming to Apple Music and iTunes later this week. Tidal and Sprint are believed to have a one week exclusivity window on 4:44, so it’s predicted that the album will launch on Apple Music next Friday, July 7.
A rumor last year stated that Apple was in talks to purchase Tidal, but Apple Music executive Jimmy Iovine eventually denied those reports by saying, „We’re really running our own race. We’re not looking to acquire any streaming services.“ For a brief [...]