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

    4 days 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 Streaming Numbers Have Come Under Investigation

    Tidal's Streaming Numbers Have Come Under Investigation

    4 days ago - By Ubergizmo

    Tidal isn't as big of a music streaming service as Spotify or Apple Music but it does have respectable streaming numbers. However, it's under investigation for allegedly bogus streaming numbers in Norway. Norwegian financial newspaper Dagens Næringsliv reports that authorities in Norway have opened an investigation following reports that millions of Tidal's stream are bogus.
    The investigation is being conducted by the National Authority for Investigation and Prosecution of Economic and Environmental Crime. The investigation stems from reports in May last year that 320 million streams of...
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