Tuesday’s relaunch of Jay Z’s TIDAL
music service was short on details, but long on star
power and symbolism. While
only Alicia Keys spoke, here is
the declaration that each artist
signed on stage during the event.
Throughout history, every movement began with a few
individuals banding together with a shared vision – a vision
to change the status quo.
That vision came to life with a first step. Our first
step begins today through the platform TIDAL.
TIDAL is an artist majority owned company with a
mission to reestablish the value of music and protect the
sustainability of the music industry rooted in creativity and
As part of our vision to introduce change to the
current system, we will continue expanding this platform into
an all-encompassing destination in the coming months. We are
working diligently everyday to enhance the overall
Today, the site incorporates high quality sound, video
and exclusive editorial, but there are more features on the
way. In time, TIDAL will not just be a streaming service but
an immersive platform with enhanced experiences.
With TIDAL we are making a commitment to build a
platform that reflects ideas contributed directly from
artists, providing an enriched experience. Music presented
and heard the way the artists intended.
We want our mission with TIDAL to spark conversation
and lay a foundation for tomorrow’sburgeoning stars.
Our movement is being led by a few who are inviting all
to band together for a common cause, a movement to change the
Today marks the next step.
Tuesday’s signers included Kanye
West, Madonna, Nicki Minaj. Beyonce, Jack White,
Alicia Keys, Rihanna, Chris Martin of Coldplay,
Usher, Daft Punk, deadmau5, J Cole, Jason
Aldean, Calvin Harris and Jay Z.
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