(Reuters) – Taylor Swift and his ex-trader traded Friday's barbed allegations about their rights to make their old songs, supporting singers such as Selena Gomez and Sara Bareilles but silence from many of the big winners in the music business.
Swift, 29, one of the most popular names in pop music, said on social media that her performance as a “ten-year artist” at the American Music Awards in Los Angeles on 24 November. the record label refused to allow her old memoir to sing her old hits on the board.
The Big Machine Label Group, the company Nashville, Tennessee who owns the master recordings on Swift's backbone, met on Friday saying that the singer was giving “false information” and that the label has no right to limiting live performances.
Under her contract, Swift is not allowed to recount content from her time with Big Machine until November 2020
Bareilles, the songwriter, pointed out that the move at Big Machine was a “powerful abuse of power and totally unseen” and Gomez, a close friend of Swift, said in a social media position that she was “ sick and extremely angry. ”
Camila Cabello, Halsey and Tinashe also supported Swift on Twitter but there were many other female stars, including Katy Perry, Adele, Lady Gaga, Rihanna, Cardi B and Beyonce, quiet on Friday.
Swift signed a Big Machine at the age of 15, recording some of her biggest including “Shake it Off,” and “You Belong With Me,” but left last November for a Universal Music Group, a unit. Vivendi French conglomerate.
Swift had previously disputed the Big Machine community. In June, she pointed out that she was “sad and gross” when Braun Scooter bought the independent label, which manages Justin Bieber and Ariana Grande. She also accused Braun of bullying her previously.
In this week's jobs she accused the Big Machine executives of "tyrant control" of her music, and said they refused to include her old songs in the upcoming Netflix documentary. .
Big Machine claimed in a statement that “millions of dollars and multiple assets were owed to them from Swift.” Swift journalist, Tree Paine, denied that claim, said in a statement that duty liability was outstanding at Big Machine $ 7.9 million.
“My performance at the AMA, the Netflix documentary and any other recording events that I intend to play until November 2020, is a question mark,” Swift wrote.
“The message being sent to me is very clear,” she said. “It's basically a good little girl and will be closed. Or you will be penalized. ”
Reported by Rich McKay and Lisa Richwine; Jill Serjeant and Clarence Fernandez wrote; Edited by Frank McGurty, Jonathan Oatis and Tom Brown
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