Taylor Swift hit musical executive Scooter Braun. Justin Bieber and Braun's wife defended the music executive.
Kelly Clarkson is expressing her support for Taylor Swift and offering advice on the current controversy about Scooter Braun.
After the news that music executive Braun bought the teachers from Swift's existing catalog, Clarkson recommended that Swift re-record all his old songs, giving fans the opportunity to pay Swift, instead of Braun.
"Just a thought, U should go in and re-record all the songs that U does not own the masters exactly about how U made them, but put new art and some kind of incentive so fans do not buy versions anymore previous. "Clarkson tweeted Swift on Saturday. "I would buy all the new versions just to prove a point."
Clarkson seems to be hinting at the difference between owning the masters, what it means to have the copyrights of the original recordings, and own the rights to publish the songs, that is, the composition and the lyrics.
Last month, news broke that Braun had bought Big Machine Records, the record company he signed with Swift when he was 15 years old. The agreement means that he will remain the owner of Swift's six previous studio albums, which include his self-titled debut in 2006 and his cutting-edge in 2017. pop album "Reputation".
Swift said she had previously "made peace" with the idea that her work would eventually sell out, but with Braun at the helm, she no longer feels comfortable.
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"Never in my worst nightmares did I imagine that the buyer would be Scooter," he wrote. "Every time Scott Borchetta listened to the words & Scooter Braun & # 39; escaping from my lips, it was when he was crying or trying not to, he knew what he was doing, both did it, they controlled a woman who did not want to be associated with them, in perpetuity, that means forever. "
Swift moved last year from Big Machine to Universal Music Group, which will release its next album, "Lover". She said she is pleased to be now "signed with a label that believes I must possess everything I believe."
"Fortunately, I left my past in the hands of Scott and not in my future," Swift wrote. "And hopefully, young artists or children with musical dreams will read this and learn how to protect themselves better in a negotiation, they deserve to own the art they do."
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