Beyonce Rumored To Be Dropping New Album In April

Beyoncé shocked the world with her controversial single, “Formation” sending her #BeyHive into a complete frenzy and then shocked them again with the announcement of her ‘Formation World Tour.‘ Fans are now patiently waiting for the arrival of her sixth studio album and while there are few details to go on, it has been reported the forthcoming album will drop this April. According to HitsDailyDouble reports, “Beyoncé is close to making a new worldwide, multi-album deal with Sony Music, and the final release under the current deal is now set for April” Queen Bey is also still rumored to be releasing a joint album with her hubby, Hov. Everything is still rumors at this point and they only thing we know for sure is the album is “awesome.” The praise came from Beyonce’s stylist Ty Hunter, who’s been lucky enough to hear the album and recently dished “I’ve heard the new album. It’s beyond awesome.” Stay tuned, we’ll keep you updated with any further details.


TIDAL Memberships Double Following Kanye West’s ‘The Life Of Pablo’ Release

Well, Kanye West’s latest project may never make it to the Billboard charts thanks to TIDAL, however thanks to Ye’ TIDAL is staying above water in the streaming game. Kanye previously vowed to never release The Life of Pablo in any other form and encouraged fans to download and stream the album on TIDAL. While, over 500,000 people chose to pirate the album, over a million others subscribed to TIDAL. According to TMZ sources connected with the streaming service, “The Life of Pablo has already been streamed more than 100 million times in less than two weeks” and subscriber numbers have doubled from around 1 million to 2.5 million. Kanye’s team is rumored to be so pleased with the numbers that they may even looking into a second release for the album that could possibly include a physical copy. Stay tuned….


TIDAL Keeps Kanye West’s ‘The Life Of Pablo’ Off The Billboard Charts

Despite being one of the most popular projects out right now, Kanye West’s The Life of Pablo is noticeably absent from this week’s Billboard Charts. Kanye released the album exclusively on TIDAL, telling fans in a recent Twitter rant, “My album will never never never be on Apple. And it will never be for sale… You can only get it on Tidal.” This may have been a bad move on Ye’s part because not only has the album be pirated over 500,000 times, it will never chart on Billboard because of the streaming service. According to Billboard’s vice president of charts and data development Silvio Pietroluongo, TIDAL never released their stream counts. Pietroluongo explained,

“Billboard has been informed that TIDAL is not currently reporting streams for tracks on Kanye’s album to Nielsen Music. Therefore streams from Tidal for this title will not contribute to Billboard’s chart rankings at this time.”

As of now, it remains unclear if or at all, TIDAL will report The Life of Pablo‘s streaming numbers.


(Photo) Kanye West Will Stream ‘Yeezy Season 3’ Live On TIDAL

After finally settling on a tittle for his latest album, Kanye West gave fans something to look forward to for the release The Life of Pablo and line for Yeezy Season 3. Ye’s ‘Yeezy Season 3’ event sold out Madison Square Garden in less than ten minutes leaving many fans out in the cold. Not to worry however, Kanye sent out a tweet Wednesday informing fans that they can catch the release of the album on TIDAL. Surprisingly, anyone is able to partake in the event, not just TIDAL subscribers. The livestream will start at 4PM on Thursday (February 11) right along with the show at MSG. To check out the live stream click here. Will you be tuned in? Click the gallery for more.


Beyoncé’s ‘Hot Sauce’ TIDAL Playlist Includes Ty Dolla $ign, Tory Lanez, Plies + More

Just like her hubby Jay Z did over the summer, Beyoncé is helping put folks on to some flames via her own curated TIDAL playlist. Going with the “Formation” theme, Bey‘s ‘Hot Sauce’ playlist features 13 hot songs, including Ty Dolla $ign‘s “Blasé” (featuring Future and Rae Sremmurd,) Bryson Tiller‘s “502 Come Up,” Anderson .Paak‘s “The Bird” and more. Check out all of the songs below, and head here to catch it on TIDAL!


Lil Wayne And TIDAL Are Rewarding Undergrads Who Participate In Community Service Acts

TIDAL has been doing a lot to help out the community out lately. They recently decided to donate money to The Black Lives Matter campaign. Now they will be rewarding all undergraduate students who complete community service acts.


(Video)The Queen Does It Again! Beyonce Quietly Drops New Video Featuring Blue

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Fans have been waiting patiently for Beysus to drop her next project and today they’re prayers have been answered . . . well somewhat. The queen of pop’s new video came as a surprise to everyone as it has not been officially announced, but was posted on her personal Youtube channel as a Tidal exclusive. The video has perfect timing with it’s Cajun vibes during one of the biggest celebrations in the US, New Orleans’ Mardi Gras. It even features Blue Ivy Carter dancing with her afro, that B mentions in the song. Check out Bey “slay” in her Gucci print and blonde braids after the jump!


TIDAL Gives $1.5 Million To Black Lives Matter Movement

Jay-Z’s company Tidal is offering to donate $1.5 Million to the Black Lives Matter Movement. Tidal made the announcement today, which also marks Trayvon Martin’s 21st birthday. During Tidal’s first charity concert, During Tidal X:10/20, which included performances from Beyonce, Nick Minaj, and Jay-Z, they raised $1.5 million.


(Photos) TIDAL Is Saying That Rihanna’s Leaked Album Was A System Malfunction And Not A Publicity Stunt

First off congratulations to Rihanna on her new album, Anti, going platinum after just one day after it was released. Even though the album was leaked TIDAL is saying it’s because of a system malfunction. The streaming service is saying that a “system” error is the blame for Anti’s leak. Check out the rest of the story after the jump.


(Photos) About That Time TIDAL Leaked Rihanna’s “Anti” Tracklist & More …

OOPS! On purpose, or intentionally; either way TIDAL revealed to the world the upcoming Rihanna (they probably paid Kanye West to take the attention off of the foul up, but it didn’t work) tracklist, and immediately deleted it from their website. Rumors were floating around that ANTI was to drop sometime next week, however, it may come sooner than that; or someone maybe losing their job. Hit the jump for more.


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