...ver 10 million times and all her songs combined surpassing a sales figure of 100 million, the singer has decided to make her back catalogue available to all streaming services from midnight. This means that starting tonight, Taylor Swift’s music will be available on Spotify, Pandora, Tidal, Amazon Prime Music, and other popular streaming services. The entire catalogue will be available to all subscribers of these services irrespective of... Read more »
...ered questions about availability on Apple Music has been answered: Taylor Swift’s current, megahit album, “1989,” will not be included in the service when it launches in late June. As reported by Buzzfeed: Taylor Swift’s 1989, which has not been released to any streaming services, will not be available at launch on Apple Music, either, representatives for both Swift’s label Big Machine Records and Apple confirm to... Read more »
...the producer who works tirelessly to innovate and create, just like the innovators and creators at Apple are pioneering in their field…but will not get paid for a quarter of a year’s worth of plays on his or her songs. Swift praises Apple’s goal of working towards a paid streaming music service, but urges the Cupertino company to pay indie artists for the initial three months — as they have the money to pay them —... Read more »
Taylor Swift didn’t speak out against Apple’s payment plan to not have you singing along to the songs on her latest album 1989. While most of us will never be as musically talented as Ms. Swift, we can always happily mumble most of the lyrics to the occasional song in the shower or during the daily commute. But what if the lyrics to every song from your iTunes library was accessible right in the Notification Center? The... Read more »
...sterday that Apple signed a deal with Merlin Network and Beggars Group for Apple Music, which represent more than 20,000 indie music labels and artists from across the world. Earlier this week that Apple came under fire from Taylor Swift for its decision to not pay artists during the free three-month Apple Music trial period. The open letter from Swift made Apple reverse its decision to not pay artists during the trial period of Apple Music,... Read more »
...er engineer and how he ended up working at Apple on Apple Music. Subscribing to Apple Music will set you back by $9.99 per month, but the first three months of the streaming service are completely free to use. Apple is also offering a family plan where up to six people can use Apple Music by paying only $14.99 per month. Apple Music is expected to have a catalog of over 30 million songs, including Taylor Swift’s ‘1989’, and... Read more »
...llent sound quality. It also has widespread support, being available on all major platforms and home audio systems. Cons: Spotify has faced criticism from musicians over its low royalty payments. In a high-profile rejection, Taylor Swift pulled her music from the service last year. Founded in 2000, Pandora Radio is the most successful internet radio service in the world. Pandora’s name is synonymous with internet radio and it is the... Read more »
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