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Jay Z's '4:44' Not On Billboard Chart Because Tidal Kept Number Secret

07-12-2017
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(Radio.com) Jay-Z's new album 4:44 was certified platform just five days after its release and you might have expected to see it topping this week's Billboard 200 album chart.

Despite its viral traction and million-plus album equivalent certification, 4:44 is missing from this week's list. But why? According to Pitchfork, Tidal (Jay's streaming service where 4:44 was billed as an exclusive release) didn't report streaming information to the Nielsen Music powers-that-be.

A large number of units were underwritten by Sprint. Those sales factor into Jay's platinum certification but would be tossed out from chart consideration. Read more here.

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