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Mercedes-Benz vehicles to get TIDAL music streaming services next year

By JAY WONG | 6 September 2017


STUTTGART: Mercedes-Benz and global music and entertainment platform TIDAL have announced a long-term partnership that will be happening within the next few months.

"Thanks to the cooperation with TIDAL, we are enhancing the Mercedes me lifestyle range with a unique entertainment experience. Our customers can stream music and videos at home or on the go virtually unlimited. We also offer exclusive opportunities to contact artists or experience them live," said Mercedes-Benz Cars vice president marketing Dr Jens Thiemer.

Partnerschaft Mercedes-Benz und TIDAL TIDAL streaming service available from 2018 in Mercedes-Benz vehicles


The partnership will see Mercedes-Benz customers that have connected their car to the Mercedes me Portal will be able to access a complimentary one year TIDAL HiFi membership.

This will allow clientele of the brand with the 'three-pointed star' to have access to more than 50 million songs, over 185,000 music videos and hundreds of carefully curated playlists, free of charge for twelve months in their vehicles, on their smartphones or on their music systems at home.

TIDAL also happens to offer a variety of exclusive content in High Fidelity sound quality to its members across 52 countries.

Partnerschaft Mercedes-Benz und TIDAL TIDAL streaming service available from 2018 in Mercedes-Benz vehicles
The TIDAL X program connects artists directly with fans via one-of-a-kind live events, meet & greets, ticket giveaways, livestreams and more with artists like JAY-Z, Beyonce, Bon Jovi, Nicki Minaj, Damian Marley, Lil Wayne, Alicia Keys and more.

 

Furthermore, the two companies are marking the launch of their collaboration with an exclusive concert by a yet-to-be-named artist and will take place during the me Convention at the upcoming Frankfurt International Motor Show (IAA) on Sept 15.

During the convention, visitors can sign up for a ticket via the event App with additional tickets being raffled over both company's social media sites.

Partnerschaft Mercedes-Benz und TIDAL TIDAL streaming service available from 2018 in Mercedes-Benz vehicles


From next year (2018) onwards, all Mercedes me customers will be provided with a free 12‑month subscription in hi-fi streaming quality, after which customers can continue to use the TIDAL subscription to access albums, live streams, and Tidal X concerts for €9.99 (RM50) for premium quality or €19.99 (RM100) for hi-fi quality. There will also be Mercedes-Benz playlists at www.tidal.com.

“TIDAL is honored to partner with the world’s premiere automobile manufacturer. The joint mission of superior quality and excellence is a natural synergy between both brands. Mercedes customers value ingenuity and we’re proud to share TIDAL’s elevated music and entertainment experience with them,” said TIDAL spokesperson Lior Tibon.

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