Beyoncé’s album Lemonade ends Tidal exclusivity, launches on all streaming services

Lemonade, the 2016 album by Beyoncé that has already attained the status of a modern classic, has launched on all streaming services. The record was notable for its very limited availability: Lemonade was available for digital purchase but could only be streamed on Tidal and that platform had the exclusive streaming rights to the album “in perpetuity.” Continue Reading

Rumblefish and 7digital expand their partnership

Rumblefish and 7digital have broadened their existing relationship. Rights administration service Rumblefish is a division of the Harry Fox Agency. Under the new deal with B2B music specialist 7digital, Rumblefish will leverage its rights management solution to speed the launch of services and streamline administration for music distribution models powered by 7digital. Continue Reading

Apple Music to be exclusive home for Ministry of Sound playlists

Apple Music has landed an exclusive deal with Ministry of Sound. Under the terms of the deal, the dance music specialist will only make its curated playlists available on the Apple streaming service beginning October 4. The agreement reflects a shift in how both labels and streaming services are approaching exclusive content. Continue Reading