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Here’s Why Taylor Swift Has Streaming Service Execs Pissing Their Pants

Streaming Service Execs Are Peeing Their Pants About Taylor Swift Pulling An Adele With Her New Album featureTaylor Swift’s “Reputation” is out on Friday. The new album will likely be a sales powerhouse, as most of Taylor’s albums are. With record-setting pre-order numbers, “Reputation” promises to make Taylor obscene amounts of cash.

But there are some music industry pros who are worried about being left out of the money-making bonanza. Top executives from four major streaming services spoke anonymously with the New York Times about their fears that Taylor’s new music wouldn’t be on their platforms when the album drops.

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Taylor Swift Takes Jabs At Katy Perry And Kanye West With Shady New Spotify Playlist

Taylor Swift Is So Emo On Her Shady New Spotify Playlist featureTaylor Swift has teamed up with Spotify for a new playlist of her favorite music. The expertly curated listening experience is 70 songs long right now, and it’s full of some of the world biggest acts–plus some real downers. If the old Taylor is truly dead, it sounds like the new Taylor is in mourning.

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Harry Styles Is As Tired Of His New Music As His Fans Are

Harry Styles Spotify singlesHarry Styles has released a new version of his song “Two Ghosts” and a cover of Little Big Town’s “Girl Crush” via Spotify. The former One Direction member recorded the songs at the Metropolis Studios in London before releasing the singles on Spotify on Wednesday.

Harry is still touring around the world in support of his debut solo album and his preoccupation with covering other people’s music may be a sign of the times that e’s over his own project.

Listen to Harry’s Spotify singles below.

(Photo credit: Music_maestro Twitter account)

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Demi Lovato Celebrates Impending Album With Private Launch Party

Demi Lovato Celebrates Impending Album With Private Launch PartyDemi Lovato continues to get closer to the release of “Tell Me You Love Me,” which means fans are getting closer to the promised land of blatantly obvious shade. On Friday, Demi partnered up with Spotify to celebrate the upcoming album launch with a special show for her superfans.

The private concert event was hosted in Los Angeles and it was definitely an intimate affair. Demi was surrounded by only a handful of fans as she played songs from her new album. In doing so, she officially gave the title track its live debut.

Watch some fan footage from Demi’s album launch below.

(Photo credit: justcatchmedemi Twitter account)

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Secret Genius Liam Payne Breaks Into The Top Of The Charts With A Below Average Single

Why Is Liam Payne A Spotify Secret Genius featureLiam Payne just broke into the Billboard top 10 for the first time on his own. Apparently, that means he’s getting some special treatment from music biz big wigs. But he’s apparently playing coy about just what exactly that means.

Liam shared a mysterious pic Tuesday morning. In it, a figure in all black is standing with his back to the camera. If it is Liam in the shot, he’s got the hood up on a black sweatshirt that reads “Secret Genius” across the back.

It’s an apparent reference to Spotify’s Secret Genius program. The music streaming service announced the program in June as an initiative to bring more attention to the work of songwriters in the music world.

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Demi Lovato Speaks Out On DACA: “Get Involved In Whatever Way That You Can”

Demi Lovato On DACA: Get Involved In Whatever Way That You Can featureDemi Lovato joined dozens of artists for a new playlist from Spotify. Tons of musicians offered up songs to “No Moment For Silence,” a massive collection of tracks collected to support efforts to protest President Donald Trump’s decision to end the DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) immigration program.

Alongside tracks like Justin Bieber’s “Despacito,” Rihanna’s “Needed Me” and Lady Gaga’s “Americano,” Demi added “Sorry Not Sorry” with a message for Dreamers, the children protected by DACA.

“I encourage each and everyone of you to stand for immigration,” Demi said in her recorded message. “To everyone out there who is fighting for this cause, I encourage you to stay strong.”

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