Taylor swift cops the brush-off.
Taylor swift cops the brush-off.

Taylor Swift puts entire 1989 album on Apple Music

POP star Taylor Swift says she will put her latest hit album 1989 on Apple Music, days after the tech giant did an about-face and agreed to pay artists during a free trial of its new streaming music service.

Apple on Monday bowed to pressure from Swift and some independent music groups and labels after its decision not to pay artists created a furore in the music community.

"After the events of this week, I've decided to put 1989 on Apple Music ... and happily so," Swift tweeted on Thursday.

This was not the Grammy-award winning artist's first fight with music streaming services.

The Shake It Off singer pulled her entire catalogue of music from online streaming platform Spotify last November and refused to offer 1989 on streaming services, saying the business had shrunk the numbers of paid album sales drastically.

Read more at ABC News



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