Well, that was swift.
Just hours after Taylor Swift wrote an open letter on her Tumblr asking Apple to pay artists during the for-users-free trial period for Apple Music, Apple changed their tune and announced that artists would be paid.
Apple Changes Course After Taylor Swift Open Letter: Will Pay Labels During Free Trial
Thanks to the quick turnaround, people are pretty impressed with the singer — and hey, just wondering, any chance you can use your considerable power for one of these ideas next?
Dear Taylor Swift: Now can you make the Apple Watch $99?
— Nicholas Carlson (@nichcarlson) June 22, 2015
Dear Taylor Swift: I have some TV shows I’d like you to uncancel. Please call at your earliest convenience.
— Ryan McGee (@TVMcGee) June 22, 2015
Can we get Taylor Swift to fix FIFA?
— Ahmed Al Omran (@ahmed) June 22, 2015
Can Taylor Swift fix the iOS autocorrect keyboard too?
— Tom Warren (@tomwarren) June 22, 2015
Taylor’s next letter is going to be even more world-changing pic.twitter.com/GEYVqoPQBL
— samir mezrahi (@samir) June 22, 2015
How do we get Taylor Swift to write a letter to the NRA?
— Tim Federle (@TimFederle) June 22, 2015
Fix more things plz, @taylorswift13 ! Go talk to everyone doing things I don’t like, make them stop. You seem good at this.
— Jayson Greene (@Jayson_Greene) June 22, 2015
Maybe @taylorswift13 could write Congress & tell them no more albums until they fix that pesky climate change stuff #SwiftFixes
— Ged Maheux (@gedeon) June 22, 2015
lemme find out all it takes is Taylor Swift voicing her opinions (apple music) to make it happen—ahem #TakeDownTheFlag
— Questlove Gomez (@questlove) June 22, 2015
Hey @taylorswift13, can you also ask Apple to fix iMessage while you’re at it?
— Joshua Scott (@iamjoshuascott) June 22, 2015