adele 25Last year when Adele released her latest album “25”, it was confirmed that the album would not be available for streaming. Right now there is a bit of contention regarding the royalties paid out from streaming, which is why some artists might be reluctant to release their songs on streaming services, at least not at first which gives them a chance to earn some money from album sales.

That being said, the good news is that it looks like after 7 months, Adele’s album has finally found its way onto streaming platforms, at least according to a report from Billboard who claims that the album should now be available on platforms like Spotify, Apple Music, Amazon Prime, and Tidal, all of which are more or less the major streaming platforms at the moment.

As to why Adele and her management had a change of heart, we guess we can’t say for sure. However last year December, she told TIME, “I know that streaming music is the future, but it’s not the only way to consume music. I can’t pledge allegiance to something that I don’t know how I feel about yet.” She also called music streaming “disposable”.

We guess we can see her point of view. By giving you access to all the music, you start valuing your collection less because you know that you can always get it back anytime, but regardless streaming is indeed the future. Spotify recently announced they have managed to hit 100 million users, so obviously there is a demand.

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