The pop star Taylor Swift has revealed that she has been banned from performing her own songs at the American Music Awards this month, by her record label owners Scooter Braun and Scott Borchetta.
Seeking support of the fans, the star emotionally published a letter about Scott Borchetta and Scooter Braun on social media that, “I’ve been planning to perform a medley of my hits throughout the decade on the show.” The singer will be honored to perform AMA where she is expected to get Artist of the Decade.
Swift requested her fans to “let Scott Borchetta and Scooter Braun know how you feel about this.”
The news came out just before ten days the awards show.
“Scott Borchetta and Scooter Braun have now said that I’m not allowed to perform my old songs on television because they claim that would be re-recording my music before I’m allowed to next year,” she wrote.
“Scott Borchetta and Scooter Braun have now said that I’m not allowed to perform my old songs on television because they claim that would be re-recording my music before I’m allowed to next year.”
Swift also announced that Nextflix has “made a narrative about my life for as long as scarcely any years” yet that Borchetta and Braun “have declined the utilization of my more established music or execution film for this venture, despite the fact that there is no notice of both of them or Big Machine Records anyplace in the film.”
Braun and Borchetta also denied her from using her old songs on a Netflix documentary, which has been two years in the making.
Swift also claimed that Borchetta told her reps that Big Machine Records will give the approval “only if I do these things: If I agree to not re-record copycat versions of my songs next year (which is something I’m both legally allowed to do and looking forward to) and also told my team that I need to stop talking about him and Scooter Braun.”
She indirectly appealed to other artists managed by Braun, saying she hoped that “maybe they can talk some sense into the men who are exercising tyrannical control over someone who just wants to play the music she wrote”.
“I just want to be able to perform MY OWN music. That’s it,” she concluded.
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