• Tidal accused of manipulating data to jack up royalty payments to certain artists

    2 monthes ago - By Phone Arena

    Tidal, the music and video streaming service owned by rapper Jay-Z, is under investigation for manipulating data related to the number of plays certain artists received. As published in the Norwegian newspaper Dagens Næringsliv this morning , the Norwegian Authority for Investigation of Economic and Environmental Crime is sniffing around Tidal after receiving complaints from artists associations in the country, claiming that members have lost income from this manipulation.
    The report says that the streaming numbers of certain artists, like ...
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  • Tidal's allegedly bogus streaming numbers are under investigation in Norway

    Tidal's allegedly bogus streaming numbers are under investigation in Norway

    2 monthes ago - By The Verge

    Norwegian authorities have opened an investigation into reports that millions of Tidal's streams never happened, reports Dagens Næringsliv , a Norwegian financial newspaper. Økokrim, Norway's National Authority for Investigation and Prosecution of Economic and Environmental Crime, is conducting the investigation after reports emerged last May that 320 million streams of Beyoncé's Lemonade and Kanye West's The Life of Pablo were fraudulent.
    If true, inflating the number of streams that each album received would artificially increase the royalty payments for each artist. The same month that...
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  • Tidal streaming data figures investigated by Norway

    Tidal streaming data figures investigated by Norway

    2 monthes ago - By BBC

    Music streaming service Tidal's data is under investigation in Norway over claims some of its listener numbers were inflated.
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  • Tidal under criminal investigation in Norway over 'faked' streams

    2 monthes ago - By Engadget

    High-fidelity music streaming service Tidal is under criminal investigation in Norway for allegedly inflating album streams for Beyoncé's Lemonade and Kanye West's The Life of Pablo. The alleged faking of streaming numbers was exposed last y...
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  • Jay-Z's music streaming service Tidal under criminal investigation in Norway

    Jay-Z's music streaming service Tidal under criminal investigation in Norway

    2 monthes ago - By Telegraph


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