Jay Z's Tidal music streaming service more than doubled its losses last year

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Which media streaming service do you subscribe to?

  1. TIDAL

    10.6%
  2. Spotify

    27.7%
  3. Apple Music

    19.1%
  4. Pandora

    8.5%
  5. YouTube Red

    4.3%
  6. None. Why buy the cow when the internet is free...

    42.6%
  7. Other

    2.1%
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    Google play has one good feature. You can upload your own music and stream it wherever you are. Basically a cloud. Anything else is better on all the other services It doesn't even have videos like Tidal.
     
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    They have concert tickets, meet and greets, documentaries, live streaming, etc. They are losing to Apple simply because of name brand and bank. How many Tidal commercials have you seen on TV?
     
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    if you get youtube red (commercial free youtube and it lets you listen to videos in the background), they thrown in google play for free, fyi
     
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    To be honest I'm not that big of a music junkie anymore. I've lost/broken 2 iPods and countless amount of headphones over the past few years. I kind of just use it in bits and spurts. But I'll give spotify a look in the future.
     
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    Thanks to everyone who participated in the poll. So results prove Black folks bootleg music and don't support their artists since 44.2% said the internet is free. :troll:

    The top subscription services were Spotify, Apple Music and Tidal. Pandora wasn't too far behind. I should have clarified paid subscription bc I know some of you squat on family member's accounts like Netflix :ufdup:.
     
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    artist to fan is what most people would like. When i buy music all i think about, despite knowing it's not true, is paying the man (or woman) who made this music.

    the catch is artists didn't create the device. they didn't make itunes.

    who is going to make an awesome piece of software that manages your music. Apple has already done it. If apple brings in support for android, which they can if they ever start slipping, it will just be game over.

    I respect jay for what he did and is doing. Streaming seems to be a long game that even the best haven't figured out. Best bet seems to be hold on, wait until shyt looks good and hand it off to another man to take on the responsibility of finding that ever elusive profit
     
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