Taylor Swift has confirmed that the rights to her first six albums have been sold to a private equity firm without her knowledge. Photograph: Angela Weiss / AFP

Nobody’s buying albums anymore – nobody, that is, except investment firms that eye their master recordings as cash cows. Enter Los Angeles-based Shamr(...)

Taylor Swift said her master recordings, album art and videos were bought by a private equity firm. File photograph: Caitlin Ochs/Reuters

Taylor Swift said on Monday that her master recordings had been sold off to a private equity company, denying her the chance to buy back the tapes her(...)