Taylor Swift’s ‘1989’ album to stream on Apple Music

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Taylor Swift has tweeted that she intends to make her best-selling album “1989” available on Apple Music. Swift noted in follow-up tweets that the availability of “1989” would not be exclusive to Apple Music, and the singer-songwriter personally thanked Apple for its “change of heart.” Swift’s criticism of Apple’s stance on not paying royalties during the music service’s free trial period was apparently the tide-shifting tweet needed to change the company’s stance on the subject. Since then, it’s been reported that Apple has struck a deal with some indie publishers, and that the company will pay 0.2 cents per song stream during the free trial.

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Phil Dzikiy was the Editor-in-Cheif at iLounge. He mostly edited and oversaw all site editorial content, managed staff and freelancers, made the final call on product review grades and awards, and led online coverage of all Apple events and live coverage of the International CES in 2015.