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Apple performs policy U-turn after Taylor Swift refusal

The world's most profitable company Apple, says it will now pay artists during a three-month free trial period offered to subscribers of its new music streaming service.

It follows an angry complaint by the US singer Taylor Swift, who withdrew her album in protest at the non-payment of royalties.

Many other artists had also threatened to boycott Apple Music.

Apple has been trying to promote its new music service as "artist friendly".

Rory Cellan-Jones reports.

  • 22 Jun 2015
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