Scott Borchetta: 'We want to protect Taylor Swift's superfans'

RHIAN JONES

Taylor Swift’s label boss – Scott Borchetta of Big Machine Records – has said the decision to withhold Swift’s music from Spotify, including her newly released album 1989, was out of respect for her superfans.

During an interview with Nikki Sixx on US iHeart Radio channel Sixx Sense, Borchetta said fans who buy the album might then be “embarrassed” when asked why they’d pay top dollar when it can be streamed on Spotify for free.

“If this fan went and ...

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