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Taylor Swift and Calvin Harris Are The Highest Paid Celebrity Couple

Taylor Swift and Calvin Harris are not only the hottest couple in entertainment right now, but they’re also the richest.

According to Forbes‘ Highest-Paid Celebrity Couples ranking, Tay and Calvin collectively made an impressive $146 million last year.

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On top of their loyal fan bases, the stars both have their fair share of endorsement deals to add to their income, including Taylor‘s deals with Diet Coke, Keds and Sony and Calvin‘s deals with with Giorgio Armani and Sol Republic headphones.

Jay Z and Beyonce, who topped the list in 2013, came in second place with a cool $110.5 million, while Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert made third place with $57 million.

Calvin Harris Gets Subtle Shout-Out From Girlfriend Taylor Swift During Her Glasgow Concert (Video)

Calvin Harris has his hands full with two bags while leaving Whole Food with some groceries on Tuesday afternoon (June 23) in Beverly Hills, Calif.

That same night, the 31-year-old Scottish DJ’s girlfriend Taylor Swift gave him a subtle shout-out during her concert in Glasgow, Scotland. Watch below!

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“This is my first time playing in Glasgow and you sold this place out in seconds,” Taylor told the audience, adding, “I happen to love Scottish people, personally.”

Taylor Swift Gives Calvin Harris a Subtle Shout-Out

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Taylor Swift's '1989' Now Streaming on Apple Music - Read Her Tweets!

Taylor Swift just made a huge announcement – her album 1989 will now officially be streaming on Apple Music!

“After the events of this week, I’ve decided to put 1989 on Apple Music…and happily so,” the 25-year-old entertainer wrote on her Twitter account to her fans. As you may know, Taylor wrote a letter to Apple Music last week explaining why she originally was not putting her music on the service. Artists were initially not being paid during trial periods, and Taylor‘s letter actually caused Apple Music to change their policy.

“In case you’re wondering if this is some exclusive deal like you’ve seen Apple do with other artists, it’s not.” Taylor added.

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Taylor Swift Accused of Hypocrisy After Apple Music Letter

Taylor Swift looks flawless as she gets out of a car and heads to her private jet on Tuesday (June 23) in England.

The 25-year-old “Bad Blood” singer recently responded to a photographer who accused her of hypocrisy after she successfully wrote Apple a letter urging the company to pay musicians during a three-month free trial.

Freelance photographer Jason Sheldon took to his blog to criticize Taylor‘s image-licensing policy. “Like Apple, you can afford to pay for photographs so please stop forcing us to hand them over to you while you prevent us from publishing them more than once, ever.”

Taylor‘s rep told Business Insider that the contract “clearly states that any photographer shooting The 1989 World Tour has the opportunity for further use of said photographs with management’s approval.”

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Calvin Harris Praises Girlfriend Taylor Swift for Changing the Music Industry

Calvin Harris has taken to his Twitter account to praise his girlfriend Taylor Swift for changing the music industry after she got Apple to change its stance on paying artists for streaming.

The 25-year-old singer wrote an open letter about Apple Music and why she wouldn’t include her album 1989 on the service. The company was not planning to pay artists during users’ three-month free trial period, but after reading Taylor‘s letter, Apple decided to change the policy.

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“I just played a gig inside a giant owl and my girl just changed the entire music industry what a day,” Calvin tweeted.

We hope that the excitement in this photo is the same reaction they had when they heard the news!

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Apple Music Changes Policy After Taylor Swift Pens Letter

Taylor Swift has some major influence in the music industry.

So much so, that the 25-year-old’s letter to Apple about not paying artists during a 90-day free music-streaming trial has caused the company to change its policy!

Senior Vice President of Internet Services and Software Eddy Cue announced the decision change on Twitter. Check out his tweets below!

“When I woke up this morning and saw what Taylor had written, it really solidified that we needed a change. And so that’s why we decide we will now pay artists during the trial period,” Eddie told Billboard. “I let her know that we heard her concerns and are making the changes. We have a long relationship with Taylor so I wanted her to hear directly from us.”

As for her reaction, he said, “She was thrilled and very thankful and excited to see how quick we responded.”

Taylor Swift Explains Why She Doesn't Support Apple Music

Taylor Swift is opening up to her fans in an open letter she wrote to Apple to explain why she won’t let her music stream on the company’s new service.

The 25-year-old singer made her decision to not stream her album 1989 on Apple Music because the company is offering users a three-month free trial, during which artists won’t be paid a penny.

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“I write this to explain why I’ll be holding back my album, 1989, from the new streaming service, Apple Music. I feel this deserves an explanation because Apple has been and will continue to be one of my best partners in selling music and creating ways for me to connect with my fans,” Taylor started off her letter on Tumblr. “I respect the company and the truly ingenious minds that have created a legacy based on innovation and pushing the right boundaries.”

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