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

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

Taylor Swift has written an open letter to her fans about the latest situation she’s facing in her battle with Scooter Braun and Big Machine Label’s Scott Borchetta.

The 29-year-old singer is being honored later this month with the Artist of the Decade Award at the 2019 American Music Awards and she planned on performing “a medley of [her] hits throughout the decade on the show.”

Taylor says that Scooter and Scott will not let her perform her “old songs on television because they claim that would be re-recording my music before [she is] allowed to next year.”

In the open letter, Taylor also revealed that she has a Netflix documentary in the works and the duo also will not let her use “older music or performance footage for this project, even though there is no mention of either of them or Big Machine Records anywhere in the film.”

If you’re not fully aware of the situation, Taylor launched her career on Big Machine Records and the label owns the master recordings to all of the music featured on her first six albums. She decided to leave the label and release her new album Lover with Republic Records, where she will own her masters moving forward.

Big Machine was then bought by Scooter for $300 million earlier this year, which was Taylor‘s worst nightmare because she has felt bullied by him in the past. Read what she wrote in her open letter back in June about the situation.

Taylor is now asking her fans to let Scooter, Scott, and the other artists they work with (like Justin Bieber, Ariana Grande, and Demi Lovato) “know how you feel about this.”

“I just want to be able to perform MY OWN music. That’s it. I’ve tried to work this out privately through my team but have not been able to resolve anything. Right now my performance at the AMA’s, the Netflix documentary, and any other recorded events I am planning to play until November of 2020 are a question mark. I love you guys and I thought you should know what’s been going on,” she concluded the letter.

Click through the gallery to read the full open letter from Taylor Swift…

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