NEW YORK (CelebrityAccess) — Broadcast Music, Inc. (BMI) announced that Taylor Swift has re-signed with the performing rights organization for representation of the public performances of her music catalog. The news comes in the wake of Swift's most recent album's huge debut week, where it sold more than one million copies in its first week.
Swift released "1989" on Big Machine on October 27th, selling 1.2 million copies in its first week and 600,000 in its first day alone, according to Billboard. It was the first platinum-certified album in 2014 and the first to garner more than 1 million in first week sales since Swift's previous effort, 2012's "Red."
“Beyond her stellar career achievements, Taylor has a unique and extraordinary connection with her fans. Through her songwriting and artistry, she has become a universal friend and has redefined the modern pop star,” said BMI President and CEO Mike O’Neill. “We are honored that Taylor has chosen to continue her relationship and partnership with BMI, and we are excited to continue to represent her diverse and groundbreaking catalog of music.” – Staff Writers