How Taylor Swift increased her royalties to £6.7 million after feud with Scooter Braun led her to re-record previous albums
It is believed that Taylor Swift is raking in £6.7 million in streaming royalties every month after re-recording some of her past albums.
The American pop sensation, 33, made the decision to re-record her previous albums following her feud with Scooter Braun – which she revealed in 2019.
Taylor, who recently announced she will be releasing 1989 (Taylor’s Version), is poised to further increase her eye-watering earnings.
Taylor is said to have already earned over £5,000,000 in estimated royalties following the release of Speak Now (Taylor’s Version) in June.
According to the latest reports, her re-recorded albums have a combined streaming total of 6,872,886,786.
Make it rain! Taylor Swift is believed to be raking in £6.7 million in streaming royalties every month after re-recording some of her past albums
The singer-songwriter, who has the most Billboard Hot 100 entries of any female artist in the world, earns an estimated £6,738,785 per month in royalties solely from her three re-recorded albums.
Following the singer’s 2019 dispute over her master recordings, she began re-recording and releasing her previous back catalog to reclaim ownership of her music.
Casino experts KingCasinoBonus.uk analyzed Spotify data to determine how much Taylor Swift might earn in royalties from her re-recorded albums.
Streaming services pay artists on a pay-per-stream basis, meaning Taylor Swift earns £0.0063 in royalties for each song stream.
Fearless (Taylor’s Version) was the first album to be re-recorded and re-released and is estimated to receive £597,263 in monthly royalties.
This album was released in 2008, the re-recorded version was released on 9th April 2021 and has received 2,559,699,885 streams to date meaning it has earned an estimated total of £16,126,109 in royalties
Red (Taylor’s Version) was the second album to be re-recorded and is estimated to receive £1,106,924 in monthly royalties.
Red was originally released in 2012, the re-recorded version was released on November 12, 2021 and has received over 3,514,044,437 streams on Spotify, earning an estimated total of £22,138,480 in royalties.
Speak Now (Taylor’s Version) is the most recent release and despite only being out for a little over a month, it has collected an estimated £5,034,598 in royalties.
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Surprise! Taylor announced that her next reissue album will be her 2014 hit album 1989, revealing the cover art on Instagram
Originally released in 2010, the album was released last month and has received 799,142,464 streams since its release.
Last week, Taylor, who is currently on her Eras world tour, announced that her next reissue album will be her 2014 hit 1989.
The superstar broke the news during her Los Angeles performance on Thursday, revealing that the re-recording will be out in October and will feature five new songs.
Revealing the cover art on her Instagram page after the show, Taylor gushed that it’s “my most FAVORITE re-recording I’ve ever done because the 5 From The Vault songs are so insane.” I can’t believe they were ever left behind.’
The 2014 album, which originally featured 13 tracks on the standard edition and 16 tracks on the deluxe edition, includes her hit singles Shake It Off and Blank Space, among others.
Coming soon: The superstar broke the news during her performance in Los Angeles on Thursday night, revealing that the re-recording will be out in October and will feature five new songs
Taylor’s news was met with great excitement at California’s SoFi stadium as she teased:
“So here we are on the last night of the U.S. leg of the Eras tour in the eighth month of the year, on the ninth day,” before telling the audience that she’s “planned this for a long time.”
Writing on Instagram, Taylor gushed: ‘Surprise!! 1989 Taylor’s Version is on its way to you. The 1989 album has changed my life in countless ways, and it fills me with such excitement to announce that my version of it will be out October 27th.
The 1989 Taylor’s Version has been circulating fans for weeks, with the star dropping Easter Eggs for Swifties on her current world tour.
Ahead of her series of performances in LA, the SoFi Stadium Posted four telling photos with clues pointing to the 1989 album.
Taylor remade her previous albums after a dispute with her old label Big Machine Records.
In 2019, Taylor took to her Tumblr to reveal that “bully” Scooter Braun – who is the manager of Justin Bieber, Ariana Grande and many more – has taken over the label she was previously with – Big Machine Records.
Excitement: Taylor’s news was met with great excitement at the SoFi stadium as she teased, ‘So here we are in the eighth month of the year, on the ninth day’
His company Ithaca Holdings LLC bought Big Machine Label Group for a reported $300 million.
The deal included the master recordings of all six of her albums – all of her previous music and her legacy.
On her Tumblr post, Taylor slammed both Scooter and Big Machine Label Group CEO Scott Borchetta, revealing that she wasn’t given the chance to buy her own masters and that the former bullied her for years.
It is now rumored that the busy star is also currently making a documentary fans spotted a professional film crew at her performances in LA.
Clues: The 1989 Taylor’s version has been rumored by fans for weeks, with the star dropping Easter Eggs for Swifties on her current world tour
Per TMZfilm crews have been actively following the music artist, capturing her best angles as she performs to sold-out crowds, capturing behind-the-scenes moments.
While many high-profile entertainers are walking around with filmmakers in tow, Taylor’s extensive staff suggests she may be up to something major.
Swift released the Netflix documentary Miss Americana earlier in 2020.
Taylor has filled her Eras shows with a whopping 45 songs, as well as a selection of surprise numbers, with fans eagerly awaiting which songs would make an unlikely appearance each night.