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Madonna: It's just the beginning for streaming service Tidal
NEW YORK — Madonna, who co-owns Tidal with Jay Z, Beyonce and others, says it's just the beginning for the streaming service that's had some troubles since its launch in March.
Taylor Swift, Ed Sheeran lead MTV Video Music Award nominations
- Pop singer Taylor Swift, British singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran, R&B singer Beyonce, and DJ-producer Mark Ronson lead the nominations for the MTV Video Music Awards, the cable network said on Tuesday. Swift, whose "1989" was the best-selling album of 2014, earned nine nominations for the awards to be handed out on Aug. 30. Sheeran garnered six nominations, while Beyonce and Ronson each scored five nods.
Beyonce to lead anti-poverty concert
Beyonce and Pearl Jam will headline the Global Citizen Festival in New York, which for the first time will broadcast internationally as organizers seek to expand its anti-poverty message. Other performers at the September 26 show in Central Park will include Coldplay, whose frontman Chris Martin has signed on to a long-term role in arranging the festival, and English singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran, who previously announced his participation. Launched in 2012, the annual concert coinciding with the UN General Assembly is free for fans who commit to actions aimed at eradicating extreme poverty.