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

7 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 allegedly bogus streaming numbers are under investigation in Norway

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

8 days 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

8 days ago   |   By BBC

Music streaming service Tidal 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

8 days 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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Norway launches criminal investigation into alleged fake streams on Jay-Z's music streaming service Tidal

Norway launches criminal investigation into alleged fake streams on Jay-Z's music streaming service Tidal

8 days ago   |   By Telegraph


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