This year, many high profile album and video premieres were exclusive to music streaming services. Apple Music debuted Drake's Views and both Blonde and Endless, Frank Ocean's new albums, while TIDAL got first dibs on Beyoncé's Lemonade, Rihanna's ANTI, and Kanye West's The Life of Pablo.
There's been debate over the ethical value of exclusives and pushback from labels, and users loyal to any one platform have missed out on things exclusive to others. Non-TIDAL users probably aren't aware of the fair number of decent exclusives released on the service this year. We've compiled five standouts.