Taylor Swift has confirmed that the rights to her first six albums have been sold to a private equity firm without her knowledge, in the latest dispute over the pop megastar’s lucrative back catalog.
The 30-year-old singer has become one of the most bankable musicians in the world after more than a decade of chart-busting hits including “Shake It Off” and “I Knew You Were Trouble”.
But last year she began sparring publicly with music mogul Scooter Braun, who manages rival popstars Justin Bieber and Ariana Grande, after his company’s decision to purchase a majority stake in the bulk of her recordings.
Swift said she had been trying to actively regain control of her master recordi…
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