Taylor Swift Writes Letter To Apple; Defends Indie Artists

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This is about the new artist or band that has just released their first single and will not be paid for its success. This is about the young songwriter who just got his or her first cut and thought that the royalties from that would get them out of debt. This is about the producer who works tirelessly to innovate and create, just like the innovators and creators at Apple are pioneering in their field…but will not get paid for a quarter of a year’s worth of plays on his or her songs.

Taylor Swift

 

This is huge, Taylor Swift is a hero for standing up for the current, and future underground EDM artists, along with all other future musicians, DJs, producers, and singers.

This is part of the letter Taylor Swift wrote to Apple, and in only a few short hours the vice president of Apple, Eddy Cue responded. Apple was first set on not paying artists for the free 3 month user trial period, But they have changed their minds and will pay out to artists for the free 3 month user trial period.

 

 

Read the full Taylor Swift letter to Apple here

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