Spotify Responds To Nicki Minaj’s Allegations Of Unfair Treatment

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In the end, Astroworld took the crown - recording 205,000 equivalent U.S. sales versus Queen's 185,000.

Nicki Minaj soon set her sights on Spotify, accusing the streaming service of treating her unfairly in the lead-up to her album's release.

Minaj particularly took issue with Scott's sales of bundles, which included clothing and "season pass" tickets with the album.

Travis sold over 50K of these.

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The Grammy-nominated artist, 35, took to Twitter on Sunday to point out that Scott sold more than 50,000 copies of Astroworld "with no requirement of redeeming the album" and 'no dates for a tour, ' while relying on Kylie's enormous social network for promotion. I spoke to him.

In he rant, Nicki also revealed that she had spoken to Travis about the ordeal, and alleged, "He know he doesn't have the #1 album this week". Others like Taylor Swift, Katy Perry and even Arcade Fire have faced similar accusations of artificially inflating their chart positions with ticket deals, exclusive merch options, and even odd social media gimmicks created to turn the giddy enthusiasm of young fans into satisfactory metrics for artists and their teams. Read Nicki's tweets below.

She then declared: 'I love my fans for the #1 album in AMERICA!.

She noted how Scott has been able to successfully crossover his album sales with his fashion business, adding that it skews the numbers in a way that Billboard will address moving forward.

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Travis wasn't her only target.

You do not want to make an enemy of Nicki Minaj.

Minaj didn't stop there: another target of the rapper's was Spotify - and she was even more stinging in her rebuke for Daniel Ek's company than she was for Scott's team.

In a series of tweets yesterday, Minaj claimed Spotify didn't promote her album, despite promising to do so, because she debuted her music "10 minutes early on #QueenRadio", her show on Apple's Beats 1 Radio. Those package deals, Minaj claims, shouldn't count toward's Scott's Billboard ranking, especially since his extremely famous girlfriend suggested that fans who attended the Astroworld tour could maybe, possibly, conceivably get a glimpse of their equally famous baby. Her song "Bed" actually saw an increase based on the promotions put behind the campaign.

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