Taylor Swift’s “Mine” Leaked Online, Released Early On iTunes

Taylor Swift’s “Mine” Leaked Online, Released Early On iTunes

After Taylor Swift’s new single “Mine” was leaked online today, Big Machine Records made the decision to release the song on iTunes for purchase. “Mine” was scheduled to be released in just under two weeks, on August 16.

Although happy to have the new music, many Taylor fans are upset over the leak since it forced the record label to release it early. Fans are mad at sites like PerezHilton.com for playing the song ahead of it’s official release. What do you think… is it unfair to leak the music early or does it not matter to you? Sound off in the comments below.

Click HERE to purchase “Mine” on iTunes.

UPDATE: Here is the official statement from Taylor’s record label, Big Machine Records…

Due to overwhelming fan demand, Taylor Swift's lead single, “Mine,” from her upcoming album, SPEAK NOW (in stores Oct. 25), has been rush released to iTunes and to Country radio.

An unauthorized low-quality mp3 file of the single appeared online earlier today. As the low-quality file started to spread virally the decision was made to rush release “Mine” to iTunes and Country radio to ensure that Taylor's fans were able to hear the single as she intended.

Within the first couple of hours of it’s release to Country radio, “Mine,” had already jumped into the Top 35 on Billboard's Top Country Songs chart.