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Spotify Bending Its Rules To Get Taylor Swift Back On Their Stream? Details Released!

By Marishen Lyle Primero Malulan | December 09, 2015 10:34 PM EST

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Spotify has seemingly earned Taylor Swift's ire when the "Style" singer pulled all of her songs from the its site last year due to their differing stand when it came to sharing music and getting paid. But according to new reports, the streaming service may be bending their rules soon to lure in more artists.

According to a report on the Wall Street Journal, the streaming app was reportedly "caving in" to the "Style" singer's request that artists and their music be given more value that what the site has been providing so far.

As told in the article, music moguls were purportedly told that the service may purportedly allow albums to be made available to paying subscribers only. This meant that the 80 million free users of the app won't have access on the album for a while.

The rumored change will first take effect through a series of test to see how it would affect the whole service including the number of people that would subscribe or would use the service. The service has yet to confirm as well as reveal when and if it will become a permanent policy change.

Spotify has yet to address the reports on the apparent revamp. Taylor Swift has been vocal in the past year about the streaming service and how it affects artists. As reported by Time last year, she pulled her album from the site due to the low royalty it gives artists.

In an op-ed on WSJ, she even explained further on why she decided to strip the streaming service of her music.

"Music is art, and art is important and rare," the "Style" singer explained as quoted by Time. "Important, rare things are valuable. Valuable things should be paid for. It's my opinion that music should not be free, and my prediction is that individual artists and their labels will someday decide what an album's price point is. I hope they don't underestimate themselves or undervalue their art."

No word yet how Taylor Swift felt about Spotify's rumored changes. She has revealed in an interview with Vanity Fair in August that the company has not communicated with her since her very public letter about the service.

"They talk about me a lot," she told the magazine at the time.

Tagged :  Taylor Swift Spotify, Streaming Service, Royalty, policy change, Songs, album, music, Styles

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