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  1. Taylor Swift

    Apple Music Asks, Taylor Swift Refuses to Bite

    Their negotiating skills weren’t too swift. The computing giant’s new music streaming service secured the rights to the “Shake It Off” star’s back catalog, but not her most recent chart-topper, 1989. The older Swiftian additions are still a kick in the face to Spotify, which lost all access to the former country sweetheart’s tunes last November when she accused them of “devaluing” music. But for now, she’s keeping her big fish — 1989 is the best-selling album of 2014 and 2015 — out of the stream.

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