Katy Perry hits out at Taylor Swift AGAIN

Angie Massey
June 10, 2017

At the time, Swift said there was another female pop singer who stole some of her back-up dancers and "basically tried to sabotage an entire arena tour".

Someone please procure industrial strength cutting pliers because if Katy Perry is chained to the rhythm, then the rest of us are chained to this endless pop music war she's waging with Taylor Swift.

Swift accused Spotify of devaluing artists by essentially giving music away for free, pointing to the platform's advertising-backed tier that gives access to non-subscribers.

A year later, an entirely different dispute, this time with Apple and its new-at-the-time Apple Music service, ended much differently.

Swift had initially threatened to boycott Apple Music over not paying artists for streams by listeners on three-month free trial periods.

Her latest single, Swish Swish, is a pretty brazen diss track directed in Swift's direction, and in interviews to accompany the album she hasn't been shy about discussing her beef with Swift.

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It hasn't been confirmed how long Taylor's music will stay on the streaming site.

So the question this morning is, why are Taylor Swift's albums now on Spotify?

A rep for Swift did not immediately return a call seeking comment. It meant that the millions of Spotify users and casual Taylor Swift fans who want to hear her music would have to buy, rather than stream, her albums.

Perhaps most importantly (intimations of dueling pop queen pettiness notwithstanding and not worth repeating), Swift hasn't released a record in some time.

The singer will also embark on her North American tour to promote her latest album. After the Recording Industry Association of America notified Swift's camp her song catalog was approaching 100 million certified units earlier this week, she made a decision to quickly pull the trigger, sources say. Valuable things should be paid for.

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