Taylor Swift label to withhold all new releases from streaming

Tom Pakinkis

Taylor Swift’s label Big Machine Records has made clear its intention to withhold all new releases from streaming services, mentioning Spotify specifically.

Big Machine’s CEO Scott Borchetta told Rolling Stone that his company will take cues from Hollywood, staggering releases across different outlets.

"We're not putting the brand-new releases on Spotify,” he said. “Why shouldn't we learn from the movie business? They have theatrical releases, cable releases. There are certain tiers. If we just throw out everything we have, we're ...

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