What did Taylor Swift release in 2014?

What did Taylor Swift release in 2014?

Swift released her fifth album 1989 in 2014. Credited as her “first documented, official pop album”, it marks a departure from her previous country albums.

Why did Taylor Swift withdraw from Spotify 2014?

A month later, in November 2014, Swift pulled her entire catalog from Spotify as an act of protest against the service’s ad-funded ‘free’ tier – specifically, the fact that artists (at this time) couldn’t chose to only release their music on Spotify’s paid for Premium offering.

What was Taylor Swift’s number one hit in 2014?

Shake It Off
The lead single from Swift’s fifth studio album 1989 (2014), “Shake It Off”, became her biggest hit in the United States. It peaked atop the Hot 100 for four weeks, spent nearly six months in the top ten, and has been certified Diamond by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA).

Why did Taylor Swift remove her music?

In 2014, she removed her catalog due to her belief music should not be free. She wrote an op-ed about it for The Wall Street Journal. “It’s my opinion that music should not be free and my prediction is that individual artists and their labels will some day decide what an album’s price point is,” she wrote.

What was the number one song on June 1 2014?

Chart history

Issue date Song Artist(s)
May 24 “Happy” Pharrell Williams
May 31 “Fancy” Iggy Azalea featuring Charli XCX
June 7
June 14

Is Taylor Swift’s 1989 the best-selling album of 2014?

In the very last week of 2014, Taylor Swift ‘s 1989 pulled ahead of the Frozen soundtrack to finish as the year’s best-selling album. 1989 sold 3.66 million copies in the calendar year, compared to 3.53 million for Frozen. Frozen was #1 for the year-to-date from the first week of January to the next-to-last week of the year.

Was Taylor Swift’s Tumblr takeover her year’s biggest achievement?

Sure, she released one of 2014’s biggest albums, but Taylor’s takeover of her official Tumblr may have been her year’s crowning achievement.

Did Taylor Swift just have a coming-out party?

Rolling Stone wrote: “Taylor Swift, the pop artist, had an official coming-out party…shedding any threads to country music with a stunning, OCD performance that recalls decades of pop video.”

How many times has Taylor Swift been in the top 3?

This is the fifth time that Swift has put an album in the year’s top three. She’s only the second artist to do that in the Nielsen SoundScan era, following Eminem.