Jay Z and Friends Challenge Spotify With Tidal Streaming

tidal-streaming-musicJay Z has partnered with the biggest musicians in the world to take on Spotify and Apple Inc. with Tidal, an artist-owned music streaming service.

Jay Z appeared onstage with more than a dozen equity owners, including his wife, singer Beyonce Knowles, and pop star Rihanna at an event in New York that underscored the artist-friendly approach of Tidal, part of the Swedish company Aspiro he bought for $56 million in January. Tidal, which offers high-quality streaming for $19.99 a month, added a standard version for U.S. users on Monday that starts at $9.99. Read full article here.