Prince's Digital Catalog Returning to Streaming Music

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Prince's digital catalog is heading back to streaming services like Spotify and Apple Music after over 18 months as an exclusive to Tidal, multiple sources have confirmed to Rolling Stone. A majority of the musician's catalog will be available on Sunday to coincide with the Grammys' tribute to the singer, though it is unclear exactly when the catalog will be available. Prince pulled his music from the major streaming services in June 2015. A month later, he aligned with Jay Z's Tidal, offering the service his "Baltimore" and then-upcoming LP Hit n Run, as well as the exclusive streaming rights of his back catalog and other goodies from his legendary vaults. A surprise second new LP, Hit n Run Phase Two, arrived in December 2015. "After one meeting, it was obvious that Jay Z and the team he has assembled at Tidal recognize and applaud the effort that real musicians put in2 their craft 2 achieve the very best they can at this pivotal time in the music industry," Prince said of his Tidal...

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