Taylor Swift shreds.

Sorry, Taylor: Spotify is going to be part of the Billboard charts

Billboard and partner Nielsen SoundScan will soon start counting streaming services like Spotify and Beats Music in its signature ranking, the Billboard 200, reports The New York Times’ Ben Sisario.

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Spotify CEO lashes back at Taylor Swift, says Spotify has paid music industry over $2B

Lashing back at artists who have recently come out against music streaming — namely, Taylor Swift — Spotify chief Daniel Ek released a statement insisting that Spotify has already “paid more than $2 billion to labels, publishers, and collecting societies for distribution to songwriters and recording artists.”