You’ve got a lot of options when it comes to online music streaming services and several of these are already available within the SONOS ecosystem. There’s SoundCloud and Google Play Music, for example. Now you can add another name to that list: TIDAL, the hi-fi music streaming experience owned by Jay-Z.

You might remember that Jay-Z bought TIDAL from a Scandinavian company called Aspiro not that long ago and now he’s even got his fellow musicians to promote it. You may have seen some tweets from the likes of Arcade Fire, Kanye West, Madonna and Deadmau5 yesterday featuring the hashtag #TIDALFORALL. One major difference between TIDAL and Spotify is that the former doesn’t have a free tier of service. It’s paid only.

But once you do sign up for that $19.99/month subscription, you’ll have the ability to stream some 25 million music tracks with full lossless sound quality through your SONOS speakers anywhere in the home. And that’s a good partnership, given that both companies are pushing the hi-fi audio agenda. Find more details in the full press release below.

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TIDAL Now Playing All Over the Home on Sonos

March 30, 2015 – Oslo, Norway – TIDAL, the first high fidelity lossless music streaming service with HD music videos and curated editorial, is now available on the Sonos Wireless HiFi system after a successful beta program. With a TIDAL music subscription and Sonos smart speakers, music lovers can stream more than 25 million songs from your favourite artists in HiFi quality to any room in the home.

“Artists are more in tune than ever with how people are listening to their music,” said Sonos CEO, John MacFarlane. “That changes the game – TIDAL represents the future of music.”

Since launching in October, one in five songs from TIDAL have been played on home audio products – with Sonos representing the majority. “Sonos reinvented home audio for the digital age and has been a priority partner for TIDAL since day one,” said Peter Tonstad, Chief Commercial Officer at TIDAL. “We are delighted that Sonos customers can enjoy our catalogue of over 25 million CD-quality tracks anywhere in their home.”

TIDAL now appears within the “Add Music Services” menu of the Sonos app. Playing TIDAL tracks on Sonos is simple: just select the service and enter your login credentials. Once logged in, navigation of TIDAL is fully and seamlessly integrated in the Sonos Controller App, available on iOS and Android mobile devices as well as PC/Mac computers.

As an ad-free, lossless, CD-quality music and music video streaming service with extensive curated editorial expertise, TIDAL is available now for a monthly subscription of $19.99 CDN. Get started with Sonos smart speakers and components starting at $219 CDN.

To experience high fidelity streaming, visit the TIDAL website at www.tidal.com.

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