Jay-Z’s Album ‘4:44’ Now Available to Sprint/TIDAL Customers
Global music and entertainment platform Tidal is teaming with Sprint to share superstar Jay-Z’s new album 4:44 and first visuals are now available to the 45 million postpaid and prepaid Sprint/TIDAL customers.
In addition, Roc Nation, iHeartMedia and Jay-Z have teamed up to world premiere an exclusive one-of-a-kind historic radio launch of Jay-Z’s album, 4:44. Beginning at 12:01 a.m. on June 30, iHeartMedia, in conjunction with TIDAL X Sprint, will world premiere the full album with an exclusive 35-minute Album Roadblock to tens of millions of listeners nationwide on more than 160 Pop, Rhythm and Urban stations with a record-breaking 43 million total audience spins. The album will continue to play across iHeartMedia’s Urban and Rhythm formats until 12:01 a.m. on July 1, featuring never-before-heard audio from Jay-Z about the album.
The megastar spoke about the promotion, saying, “This is a perfect storm of sharing music with fans.”
Jay-Z continued, “Sprint allows for and promotes creative freedom. Every artist strives for support of their vision, and I have that in not just a partnership with Sprint but also in iHeart. The iHeart team are creating an experience for millions of fans across the country. On Friday, June 30, it will be day of firsts.”
Marcelo Claure, Sprint president and CEO, added, “Jay-Z fans couldn’t be more excited about the release of 4:44, and we’re incredibly thrilled that Sprint’s partnership with TIDAL puts our customers first in line to hear this long-awaited album. Together, Sprint and TIDAL are connecting people who are passionate about music with the world’s most iconic artists through special experiences like this — and there are many more to come.”
“We have a long history of partnering with Jay-Z in innovative ways, and he was one of the artists to join our first-ever iHeartRadio Music Festival in 2011,” said Bob Pittman, chairman and CEO for iHeartMedia Inc. “He’s once again proved that he’s a true innovator, and we are honored to partner with him on the historic launch of his first album in over four years. Our nationwide world premiere of 4:44 will reach tens of millions of Jay’s fans across the country — while creating millions of new ones.”