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Nov. 15, 2019, 5:12 PM

Taylor Swift Seeks Carlyle’s Help in Dispute Over Past Hits (3)

Lucas Shaw
Lucas Shaw
Bloomberg News
Melissa Cheok
Melissa Cheok

Taylor Swift accused her former record label of blocking her from performing her old songs at an awards show or using them in an upcoming documentary, escalating a dispute between the pop star and powerful celebrity manager Scooter Braun.

The singer-songwriter tweeted an impassioned plea asking U.S. asset management firm Carlyle Group and fans to help her in efforts to secure ownership of six albums she previously recorded under Big Machine Label Group LLC. Swift pointed out that Carlyle helped finance Braun’s acquisition of Big Machine.

Carlyle, which bought a stake in Braun’s Ithaca Holdings in 2017 and ...

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