Taylor Swift Celebrates Sales Landmarks by Offering Catalog for Streaming

Taylor Swift's music is returning to Spotify, Pandora, more

Swift fans were ecstatic to find the pop singer put her albums, including Red and 1989, on streaming services Friday at midnight to celebrate selling 100 million song units.

Taylor Swift decided to make her entire music catalog available on every streaming service at midnight, which was the exact same time Katy Perry released her new album Witness.

"There's a situation", Perry told "Late Late Show" host James Corden last month while appearing with him on "Carpool Karaoke".

Fans have taken to Twitter to praise the new album, which hit number one on iTunes just 10 minutes after its release. The We Belong Together singer sensationally returned to Spotify in the early hours of 9 June - coincidentally, the same day Perry released her new album Witness.




However, cynics also pointed out that the timing happened to coincide with an album launch by rival Katy Perry, with whom she has had an acrimonious and public feud going back five years. It was this dispute that made her pull all her music from streaming services in the first place, actually.

Previously, 27 year old star Swift had limited her tracks only to Apple Music, having persuaded the company to alter its stance on artist royalties. She spilled: "I'm not Buddha - things irritate me".

She said: "I tried to talk to [Taylor] about it, and she wouldn't speak to me..." The album included the song "Bad Blood", which is widely interpreted to be about her feud with Perry. At the time, she explained her decision to Yahoo, saying that artists were not being fairly paid for their work. Especially when someone tries to assassinate my character with her little girls [her fans]. And Ergatoudis came out of that meeting "optimistic" that Swift would return to Spotify. She also announced new tour dates, some of them in the UK.

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