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Aloe Blacc: Streaming Services Need to Pay Songwriters Fairly | WIRED

Aloe Blacc: Streaming Services Need to Pay Songwriters Fairly | WIRED | Taylor Swift removes music from Spotify | Scoop.it
Taylor Swift was right to leave Spotify. We must update America's antiquated music licensing system.

Via Benjamin DEBUSSCHERE
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I think this article is very interesting. Some people think that it was unfair of Taylor to take her music off, but in the end it is her choice, and she should have the power to decide where her music should be played.

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Taylor Swift Explains Why She Knew Spotify Was Trouble

Taylor Swift Explains Why She Knew Spotify Was Trouble | Taylor Swift removes music from Spotify | Scoop.it
Taylor, I'ma let you finish but... Spotify is still one of the best music streaming services of all time. Now that I got that off my chest, let's take a..
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I think this article makes a very good point. I do think however, that Taylor is making a good statement by doing this. She wants to earn all of the money that she worked for on this album. This article was trying to prove her to be wrong, but instead proved her right. She made more sales that anyone since Eminem in 2012 because she took her music off Spotify, which sounds like a success to me!

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Taylor Swift Pulled Music From Spotify for 'Superfan Who Wants to Invest,' Says Rep

Taylor Swift Pulled Music From Spotify for 'Superfan Who Wants to Invest,' Says Rep | Taylor Swift removes music from Spotify | Scoop.it
Taylor Swift's record label president Scott Borchetta opened up to Nikki Sixx, of all people, about the singer's removal of her music from Spotify.
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I think that Taylor Swift is being smart by taking her music off of Spotify. She is not making a good enough profit off of Spotify, and it shows how many true fans she has that are willing to actually purchase her music in store, or online.

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Taylor Swift Explains Why She Pulled Her Music From Spotify

Taylor Swift Explains Why She Pulled Her Music From Spotify | Taylor Swift removes music from Spotify | Scoop.it
On Monday, Taylor Swift removed her back catalog of music from Spotify. On Thursday, Swift explained why in an interview with Yahoo! Music.

"All I can say is that music is changing so quickly, and the landscape of the music industry itself is...
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This article states what Taylor Swifts reasoning was behind her taking her music off of Spotify. I think she made a very bold decision, but it did end up working out with the sales of her latest album.

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Jason Aldean Joins Taylor Swift in Pulling Music From Spotify | Taste of Country

Jason Aldean Joins Taylor Swift in Pulling Music From Spotify | Taste of Country | Taylor Swift removes music from Spotify | Scoop.it
Taylor Swift decided to pull all of her albums from Spotify on Monday, and now it looks like Jason Aldean may be taking her cue.
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I think that Jason is being smart as well. I think Spotify is a great thing, but when an artist puts out an album, and it immediately goes onto Spotify, it does not give artists a very good chance to make enough money off of the work they put in.

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