Tidal's music-streaming service reaches 1 million subscribers

Tidal's music-streaming service reaches 1 million subscribers

Keep in mind when Jay Z stated Tidal, the streaming music service he acquired earlier this yr, was doing simply effective? Properly, because it seems, issues are nonetheless on a good course. The musician/entrepreneur took to Twitter to disclose a big milestone for Tidal: 1 million subscribers. “‘Nothing actual could be threatened, nothing unreal exists,'” Jay Z tweeted. “Tidal is platinum.” To have fun, Tidal introduced will probably be internet hosting a charity live performance in Brooklyn’s Barclays Middle on October twentieth, that includes excessive-caliber artists comparable to Beyonce, Nicki Minaj, Prince and, in fact, Jay Z himself. And don’t be concerned if you cannot attend, the service says it plans to stream it to everybody (together with non-subscribers) on its web site.

Whereas reaching 1 million subscribers is a vital feat for Tidal, that determine continues to be very far behind rivals together with Spotify and Rhapsody — which have 15 million and three million, respectively. Granted, Tidal hasn’t been round for lengthy since being beneath Jay Z’s umbrella, so there’s room to develop and attempt to catch as much as its rivals. The final time Tidal shared comparable particulars was again in April, when Jay Z determined to inform the world his service had over seven hundred,000 subscribers thus far. “Tidal is doing simply effective,” he stated. “We now have over 770,000 subs. We’ve been in enterprise lower than one month.”

“Nothing actual may be threatened, nothing unreal exists” Tidal is platinum. 1,000,000 individuals and counting. Let’s have fun 10/20 Brooklyn.

— Mr. Carter (@S_C_) September 29, 2015

[Image credits: Getty Images for Tidal]

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