Apple Music Will Be The First To Stream Taylor Swift’s 1989

Taylor Swift has announced that Apple Music will be the first streaming service to offer 1989. Previous reports indicated that the album, which has only been available to purchase since it was released back in October, would not be included when Apple Music launches next week, but Big Machine Records and the tech company seems to have reached a deal at the last minute. The deal looks like it was a result of Swift’s open letter and Apple’s subsequent policy change regarding the royalty payouts during their three-month free trial. In her tweets, Swift also assures that it is not “some exclusive deal” like Apple has reached with artists like Pharrell, which means that 1989 may still make its way to Spotify and other services in due time. Here’s Swift’s tweets: