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Scott Borchetta Says He'll 'Always Root' For Taylor Swift Despite Feud

Scott Borchetta is opening up about his current relationship with Taylor Swift.

Late last year, the 30-year-old musician and Big Machine Label Group record executive came to blows along with Scooter Braun over the ownership of her masters.

During the 2020 Billboard Power Event held this week, Scott addressed how he feels about the singer right now and shared that he’ll always be rooting for her success.

“I’m always gonna root for her,” he shared. “She’s brilliant and we’ve had a historic run.”

Just recently, Taylor made a big statement with her speech and performance at the American Music Awards, addressing the scandal.

READ MORE: Taylor Swift Drops Out of Surprise Grammys 2020 Performance

Everything You Need to Know About Taylor Swift's AMAs 2019 Performance & Behind-the-Scenes Drama - A Timeline

Taylor Swift is set to appear at the 2019 American Music Awards to accept the Artist of the Decade Award – but her performance, and the very public drama happening behind-the-scenes – is all everyone is talking about.

After Scooter Braun and Scott Borchetta, of Taylor‘s former label Big Machine Records, acquired her song masters in a deal earlier in 2019 (much to Taylor‘s dismay), the parties have been locked in a longstanding disagreement.

Their professional drama reignited in mid-November a back-and-forth of statements about whether Taylor is, in fact, allowed to perform her old songs during her AMAs medley, as well as using them in an upcoming Netflix documentary, with lots of stars weighing in and taking sides.

We’ve rounded up all the headlines that have emerged ever since Taylor first spoke out about allegedly being unable to perform her old songs.

Check out the timeline of events inside…

Taylor Swift Says Scooter Braun & Scott Borchetta Won’t Let Her Perform Her Old Music at AMAs 2019

In an Instagram post on November 14, Taylor Swift says that she’s been blocked from performing her old music at the AMAs and using her old songs in an upcoming Netflix doc. She calls upon her fans and famous friends to let Scooter and Scott know how they feel about this decision.

These Celebs All Stand with Taylor Swift Amid Her Battle with Scooter Braun & Scott Borchetta

Many stars, including Selena Gomez and Halsey, stick up for Taylor upon the announcement and call out Scott and Scooter for this decision.

Big Machine Records Denies Taylor Swift’s Claim of Blocking Her Music: ‘The Narrative You Have Created Does Not Exist’

Big Machine Records issues a statement denying Taylor‘s statement, claiming that she is creating a false narrative, that Taylor allegedly owes them money, and that she was never blocked from performing her music at the event.

Taylor Swift’s Rep Issues Response to Big Machine Records: ‘They’re Trying to Deflect’

Taylor‘s longtime publicist hits back at the Big Machine statement, claiming that the label is trying to deflect, with apparent evidence of email exchanges and direct statements from Scott blocking her from performing old songs, adding that it’s the label that apparently owes money, not Taylor.

Justin Bieber Seemingly Shows Support for Big Machine Records in Taylor Swift Song Battle

Justin Bieber seemingly shows support for his manager, Scooter Braun, by displaying a TMZ article in his Instagram Story.

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Taylor Swift Is Planning a 'Fierce, Empowering' AMAs Performance Amid Battle With Former Record Label (Report)

Taylor Swift is reportedly planning to do it big at the 2019 American Music Awards.

The 29-year-old singer-songwriter is plotting a “fierce show of female artistic strength and empowerment” sources told Page Six on Tuesday (November 19) amid her ongoing battle with Scooter Braun and Scott Borchetta of her former label Big Machine Records regarding the use of her old recordings after their acquiring of her masters.

According to the report, she will “fight back against Braun in both her much-anticipated performance and in a speech,” and could even be joined by close friends including Selena Gomez, Kesha and Halsey.

Taylor will turn her AMA performance into a huge moment, and a powerful message. We are expecting to see artists such as Selena join her on stage as part of a fierce show of female artistic strength and empowerment. Then, when accepting her award, Taylor will likely make a statement about artists being able to own their masters, the music they created, and how she feels she has been treated by Scooter and Scott [Borchetta, the founder of Swift’s former label Big Machine],” the source went on to explain.

Taylor has not yet commented on her upcoming performance. There has been controversy over the last few days after Taylor Swift told fans that Big Machine was blocking her from performing her old music at the AMAs on November 24.

READ MORE: Here’s Why Taylor Swift Still May Not Perform Her Old Songs at AMAs 2019

AMAs Producer Denies Making Joint Statement with Big Machine

Dick Clark Productions, the company that produces the American Music Awards, has released a statement in which they deny having anything to do with a statement just released by Big Machine Label Group.

There has been controversy over the last few days after Taylor Swift told fans that Big Machine was blocking her from performing her old music at the AMAs on November 24.

After several days of claims being made from both sides of the feud, Big Machine released what was believed to be a joint statement between them and Dick Clark Productions. The statement noted, “The Big Machine Label Group and Dick Clark Productions announce that they have come to terms on a licensing agreement that approves their artists’ performances to stream post show and for re-broadcast on mutually approved platforms.”

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Taylor Swift Is Officially Allowed to Play Old Music at the AMAs!

Taylor Swift has been granted permission to play her old music at this weekend’s 2019 American Music Awards and a new statement has been released by Big Machine Label Group.

If you missed the controversy last week, here’s a quick recap: Taylor released an open letter claiming that her former label, Big Machine, was blocking her from performing her old songs during her Artist of the Decade performance at the AMAs. The label then released a statement denying the claims and then the singer’s rep spoke out to reveal the truth.

A new statement from Big Machine and the AMAs’ producers Dick Clark Productions was just released.

“The Big Machine Label Group and Dick Clark Productions announce that they have come to terms on a licensing agreement that approves their artists’ performances to stream post show and for re-broadcast on mutually approved platforms,” the statement read. “This includes the upcoming American Music Awards performances. It should be noted that recording artists do not need label approval for live performances on television or any other live media. Record label approval is only needed for contracted artists’ audio and visual recordings and in determining how those works are distributed.”

READ MORE: Scooter Braun ‘Frustrated’ with Scott Borchetta Over Taylor Swift Music Situation

Scooter Braun 'Frustrated' with Scott Borchetta Over Taylor Swift Music Situation (Report)

Scooter Braun is reportedly unhappy with the way things are going with Taylor Swift‘s music.

The 38-year-old music producer is “frustrated” with how Big Machine Label’s Scott Borchetta is handling the 29-year-old entertainer and her music catalog, E! News reports.

“Scooter is frustrated because his name is being dragged in the mud,” a source shared with E! News. “He doesn’t run Big Machine or have operational control of company. He hasn’t taken part in these negotiations…This fight with Taylor is not something Scooter agrees with.”

Earlier this week, Taylor shared that she was hoping to perform a medley of her hits at the upcoming 2019 American Music Awards, but claimed that Scooter and Scott are banning her from performing her music.

Big Machine Label then released a statement, discrediting Taylor‘s claims, which her rep later slammed.

Scooter purchased Big Machine Label and subsequently all of Taylor‘s old music earlier this year.

READ MORE: Justin Bieber Seemingly Shows Support for Big Machine Records in Taylor Swift Song Battle