Tuesday, July 16, 2024

Adele Punishes Fans, Withholds Streaming


There will be no streaming Adele’s 25 album when it’s released tonight. Adele’s withholding streaming on favor of making fans buy the music either by download or CD. She can get away with it since pre-orders indicate sales of more than a million copies. However Adele has reaped 158 million streams of Hello, her single. She and her peeps obviously didn’t get the fees they wanted from the streamers

Let the good times roll!

Roger Friedman
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Roger Friedman began his Showbiz411 column in April 2009 after 10 years with Fox News, where he created the Fox411 column. His movie reviews are carried by Rotten Tomatoes, and he is a member of both the movie and TV branches of the Critics Choice Awards. His articles have appeared in dozens of publications over the years including New York Magazine, where he wrote the Intelligencer column in the mid 90s and covered the OJ Simpson trial, and Fox News (when it wasn't so crazy) where he covered Michael Jackson. He is also the writer and co-producer of "Only the Strong Survive," a selection of the Cannes, Sundance, and Telluride Film festivals, directed by DA Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus.

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