Where Taylor Swift and Jason Aldean made headlines after removing their music from Spotify, Jake Owen says he has no issue with keeping his music on the streaming service.

In fact, he’s all for it.

“I’m all about getting the most people to hear your music. The wider the audience base, the better,” Owen told ETOnline.

Related: Jake Owen Depicts Life’s Struggles in “What We Ain’t Got” Video

Owen explained that he loves the service not only as an artist but as a music fan who likes the opportunity to hear new songs. “I’m a Spotify member, I pay for Spotify to listen to other artists. I’ve been so pleased and refreshed to hear new music on there.”

For Swift, one of the issues was that she felt her music wasn’t being ‘valued’ on Spotify, which offers access to its entire catalog of music on both its free and paid membership plans.


“I think there should be an inherent value placed on art,” Swift told Time. “I didn’t see that happening, perception-wise, when I put my music on Spotify.”

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