TIDAL has released the total number of streams for Kanye West latest album “The Life of Pablo.”
Ye released the album exclusively on TIDAL for which is he a co-owner. He initially blocked the total streams which prevented Nielsen Music from getting the records, but the music streaming company has now released those numbers showing the Pablo was streamed 250 million times in just 10 days, Billboard reported.
TIDAL will be celebrating it’s 1-year anniversary on March 30. The company has released its subscription statistics saying that they currently have 1.35 million subscribers on its hi-fidelity, lossless audio/video service which cost $19.99 per month. That is 45 percent of their total subscription.
In comparison Apple Music has announced that they have reached a 10 million subscriber milestone, while Spotify boast 30 million subscribers.
Kanye West has also made a move to upload his “Famous” single on Spotify and Apple Music, something he said that he would never do. Last month we reported that The Life of Pablo has doubled TIDAL subscription in a matter of days.
The company is owned by 20 artists including Beyonce, Rihanna, Kanye West, J. Cole, Nicki Minaj, Madonna, Lil Wayne, T.I., Jay Z and other from several different genres. Jay Z served as the face of the company.
TIDAL has had many challenges in its one year of existence after already going through three CEOs and several other top levels staffs. The company is also facing lawsuits from Cash Money Records for releasing Lil Wayne’s Free Weezy Album. TIDAL is also being sued by Indie artist John Emanuele for unpaid royalties.
The music streaming company has also suffered an embarrassing leak of Rihanna’s ANTI album back in January.