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Taylor Swift confirms boyfriend is mystery co-writer

Taylor Swift confirms boyfriend is mystery co-writer

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Taylor Swift unable to buy back her own music as master recordings are sold

Taylor Swift unable to buy back her own music as master recordings are sold

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Taylor Swift has claimed music mogul Scooter Braun would not allow her team to enter negotiations to buy her own music from him, unless she signed a non-disclosure agreement (NDA).The Bad Blood singer has been fighting for control of her original recordings since Braun bought a large number of them last year. Now, the music executive has apparently sold on his share of Swift's back catalogue to a private equity firm, according to the singer, with reports saying it went for around $ 300 million (£227 million). Image: Taylor Swift's music was sold along with her former record label in 2019 In an update on social media, Swift said that before she had a chance to negotiate a deal for her music, Braun's team wanted her to agree to an "iron
Climate Week: Prince Charles calls for ‘swift’ action on climate change

Climate Week: Prince Charles calls for ‘swift’ action on climate change

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The Prince of Wales has warned the climate crisis will "dwarf" the impact of coronavirus.In a recorded message, to be played at the virtual opening of Climate Week on Monday, Prince Charles said "swift and immediate action" was needed.The prince said Covid-19 provided a "window of opportunity" to reset the economy for a more "sustainable and inclusive future". He added that the pandemic was "a wake-up call we cannot ignore". In his message, recorded from Birkhall in the grounds of Balmoral, Prince Charles said: "Without swift and immediate action, at an unprecedented pace and scale, we will miss the window of opportunity to 'reset' for... a more sustainable and inclusive future.""[The environmental] crisis has been with us for far too many years - decried...
See you there! Taylor Swift to play Glastonbury 2020

See you there! Taylor Swift to play Glastonbury 2020

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Taylor Swift will perform at Glastonbury for the first time next year as the world-famous music festival marks its 50th anniversary.The US pop star will be the headline act on the Pyramid Stage on Sunday evening, it has been confirmed. Earlier that same day - 28 June - Diana Ross will be on the same stage, playing the legends teatime slot.Singer-songwriter Swift, who recently turned 30, tweeted: "I'm ecstatic to tell you that I'll be headlining Glastonbury on its 50th anniversary - See you there!" The social media post featured Swift holding up an image of the festival's in-house newspaper with the headline: "Sunday Night Taylor Made For Glastonbury." Advertisement Festival organiser Emily Eavis responded...
Scooter Braun’s family ‘received death threats’ following Taylor Swift feud

Scooter Braun’s family ‘received death threats’ following Taylor Swift feud

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Music manager Scooter Braun says his family received "numerous death threats" after Taylor Swift said he was stopping her from playing her old hits.The star has been vocal in her disapproval of Braun since his company bought her back catalogue in June.She accused him of "incessant bullying", and said he had tried to sabotage an award show appearance.Braun had remained silent on the feud but said threats to his family had forced him to change his mind."I came home tonight to find my wife had received a phone call threatening the safety of our children" he wrote in an open letter to Swift, which appeared on his Instagram account.The 38-year-old also posted a screenshot of a text he'd received saying: "Why don't you just die with yo...