Streams Of Prince’s Music Increased Over 6,000% After Wide Release On Major Services

The late icon’s Warner Bros. catalog is now available on Spotify, Apple Music, and more, but some albums remain exclusive to TIDAL.

Streams Of Prince’s Music Increased Over 6,000% After Wide Release On Major Services Prince performing at the Super Bowl XLI halftime show, February 4, 2007.   Jamie Squire / Getty Images

Prince's Warner Bros. catalog returned to streaming services on February 12, and the late icon's music saw a major boost in plays in the following two days, Billboard reports. Prince's streams increased by 6,323 percent in the U.S and and notched 4.77 million on-demand streams on February 12 and 13, compared with 74,000 streams in the two days prior to the wide release.

Prince's catalog had previously only been available to stream on TIDAL, and, while his Warner Bros. catalog (encompassing his releases from 1978 to 1992) is now available on Apple Music, Spotify, Amazon Music, and iHeartRadio, some of his other projects are still exclusive to TIDAL. These albums include Emancipation, Rave Un2 the Joy Fantastic, and his last No. 1 album 3121, released in 2006.

Streams Of Prince’s Music Increased Over 6,000% After Wide Release On Major Services