Arab Today, arab today in twist online streaming service tidal sells prince cds
Last Updated : GMT 19:43:39
Arab Today, arab today
Arab Today, arab today

In twist, online streaming service Tidal sells Prince CDs

Arab Today, arab today

Arab Today, arab today In twist, online streaming service Tidal sells Prince CDs

HitNRun Phase One
New York - AFP

Is digital music making CDs obsolete? Not yet, says streaming service Tidal, which on Monday started selling CDs of Prince's new album.

The prolific pop legend released his latest album, "HitNRun Phase One," exclusively on Tidal last week as he hailed the possibilities of online services that can quickly put out his work.

In a tacit acknowledgement that many music fans still prefer physical copies, the album came out on CD on Monday -- and Tidal, in a rare move for an Internet-driven company, started selling the CDs on its site.

Tidal is also selling the album as a digital download, believed to be the first time the service, launched last year, has allowed users to purchase music without becoming subscribers.

The album was also on sale at brick-and-mortar record stores and as a download on iTunes, Amazon and other online outlets. But it was not available on rival online streaming services such as industry leader Spotify and Apple Music.

Prince, who has released three albums in less than a year, has long dodged music industry convention and in the 1990s would appear with the word "slave" written on his cheek to protest his label's contractual conditions.

Tidal, led by rap mogul Jay Z, has tried to promote exclusive content as a way to compete in the fast-growing streaming sector, which allows subscribers to listen to unlimited music on demand.

Revenue from digital music matched physical sales worldwide for the first time last year, although CDs remain the dominant format in several key markets, including Japan and Germany.

arabstoday
arabstoday

Name *

E-mail *

Comment Title*

Comment *

: Characters Left

Mandatory *

Terms of use

Publishing Terms: Not to offend the author, or to persons or sanctities or attacking religions or divine self. And stay away from sectarian and racial incitement and insults.

I agree with the Terms of Use

Security Code*

Arab Today, arab today in twist online streaming service tidal sells prince cds Arab Today, arab today in twist online streaming service tidal sells prince cds

 



Name *

E-mail *

Comment Title*

Comment *

: Characters Left

Mandatory *

Terms of use

Publishing Terms: Not to offend the author, or to persons or sanctities or attacking religions or divine self. And stay away from sectarian and racial incitement and insults.

I agree with the Terms of Use

Security Code*

Arab Today, arab today in twist online streaming service tidal sells prince cds Arab Today, arab today in twist online streaming service tidal sells prince cds

 



Arab Today, arab today
Arab Today, arab today Designer Aql Faqih aspires to innovation

GMT 18:41 2017 Friday ,20 October

Designer Aql Faqih aspires to innovation
Arab Today, arab today What's the reason and what you can do

GMT 05:44 2017 Sunday ,22 October

What's the reason and what you can do
Arab Today, arab today Etiquette expert underlines importance of gifts

GMT 17:52 2017 Sunday ,03 September

Etiquette expert underlines importance of gifts
Arab Today, arab today Syrian children die of hunger

GMT 19:25 2017 Sunday ,22 October

Syrian children die of hunger
Arab Today, arab today Hiring not part of Alibaba pledge

GMT 11:26 2017 Wednesday ,18 October

Hiring not part of Alibaba pledge
Arab Today, arab today
Arab Today, arab today
Arab Today, arab today World's deepest lake in peril

GMT 15:54 2017 Friday ,20 October

World's deepest lake in peril
Arab Today, arab today Ex-French minister Dati wants tough action

GMT 10:54 2017 Thursday ,19 October

Ex-French minister Dati wants tough action
Arab Today, arab today Delhi braces for pollution 'airpocalypse'

GMT 16:07 2017 Friday ,20 October

Delhi braces for pollution 'airpocalypse'
Arab Today, arab today The history of solar eclipses

GMT 05:16 2017 Sunday ,20 August

The history of solar eclipses
Arab Today, arab today EU raids automaker BMW

GMT 11:06 2017 Saturday ,21 October

EU raids automaker BMW
Arab Today, arab today Sweden to get biggest car factory

GMT 14:10 2017 Friday ,20 October

Sweden to get biggest car factory
Arab Today, arab today Actress Mona Zaki praises husband’s role

GMT 08:15 2017 Thursday ,19 October

Actress Mona Zaki praises husband’s role
Arab Today, arab today Massacre fears spark race

GMT 19:09 2017 Thursday ,19 October

Massacre fears spark race

GMT 08:57 2017 Wednesday ,18 October

Actress Shery Adel happy for Egypt’s qualification

GMT 18:15 2017 Monday ,16 October

British actress becomes fifth woman

GMT 16:53 2017 Tuesday ,05 September

Youssra depended on colored foam

GMT 16:00 2017 Wednesday ,18 October

Climate-disrupting volcanoes helped topple

GMT 10:46 2017 Saturday ,05 August

Nanis reveals simple ideas for home renovation

GMT 10:18 2017 Saturday ,21 October

How to do open-heart surgery

GMT 13:44 2017 Friday ,20 October

Barcelona through George Orwell’s eyes

GMT 17:12 2017 Monday ,07 August

Al-Shawaifi reveals secrets of total solar eclipse

GMT 20:46 2017 Thursday ,19 October

Qualcomm files lawsuits in China to ban iPhones

GMT 16:53 2017 Saturday ,02 September

Mai importance of gifts during Eid Al-Adha
Arab Today, arab today
Arab Today, arab today
 
 Arab Today Facebook,arab today facebook  Arab Today Twitter,arab today twitter Arab Today Rss,arab today rss  Arab Today Youtube,arab today youtube  Arab Today Youtube,arab today youtube
arabstoday arabstoday arabstoday arabstoday
arabstoday arabstoday arabstoday
arabstoday
بناية النخيل - رأس النبع _ خلف السفارة الفرنسية _بيروت - لبنان
arabstoday, Arabstoday, Arabstoday