Taylor Swift returns to Spotify the day of Katy Perry's "Witness" release

Tina Ray
June 11, 2017

It was this dispute that made her pull all her music from streaming services in the first place, actually.

Fans of the pop stars started going insane when they realized that Perry's album was also going live at exactly the same moment.

She has taken that service to task, too.

Since 2014, however, both Spotify and Apple Music have seen significant growth. You can listen to Swift's entire music catalog on Spotify, and other streaming services at Midnight ET.

But Taylor's management team announced on Thursday she has had a change of heart.

Taylor and Katy used to be pals but are now in the midst of a long-running feud, which Katy has discussed a number of times during her current promotional trail. Another user chimed in, "This is what Katy gets for name dropping Taylor in every interview".


The star, who was asked why she finally chose to address their rivalry during her JamesCorden chat, shared: "Well, James Corden makes me and the whole world feel very safe". Only Apple Music was allowed to stream the music when it chose to pay royalties to artists during a free three-month trial.

In 2014 Swift removed all of her music from streaming services, and even openly criticized Apple music in 2015 for failing to pay music royalties during trial periods.

The timing, however, seemed a little suspect as Perry's latest offering, "Witness", dropped on the same day. I wish that I could turn the other cheek every single time, but I'm also not a pushover, you know?

This is apparently done in celebration of Swift's 1989 album selling a whopping 10 million copies, which is a massive achievement by today's standards, and also gaining the 100 million song certification from the RIAA. Swift's fifth and latest album, "1989" include popular hits like "Blank Space", "Shake It Off", and "Bad Blood".

"She writes a song about me and I'm like 'OK, cool, cool, cool".

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