By Matthew R. Macaluso of Keller Macaluso LLC
On Sunday, June 21, Taylor Swift announced that she would withhold her album from Apple’s new streaming service, Apple Music, which is set to launch Tuesday, June 30. Swift’s reasoning: the company would not pay royalties to the artists during customers’ three-month free trial periods. By Sunday evening, Apple had responded and changed its policy for the streaming service. Following that, Swift announced on Thursday, June 25 that her album “1989” will be available for streaming on Apple Music. Read more here.
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