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Swift says AMAs performance in jeopardy over music dispute

Taylor Swift says she may not be performing at the American Music Awards because the men who own her old recordings won’t allow her to play her songs


Taylor Swift pounced on writing new ‘Cats’ song with Andrew Lloyd Webber

Ultimate cat lady Taylor Swift enrolled in the purr-fect training for her upcoming role in “Cats.” She got to go to “cat school.”


Review: Taylor Swift’s ‘Lover’ courts – gasp! – adults with grown-up emotional complexity

Well, it’s no wonder she nixed that dopey lyric telling kids spelling is fun: On “Lover,” Taylor Swift turns out not to be speaking to the children who made her …


Taylor Swift explains why she stayed quiet ahead of 2016 presidential election

She’s speaking now. Taylor Swift explained in a new interview with Vogue why she kept quiet about politics publicly during the 2016 presidential race between Hillary Clinton and President Trump.


Taylor Swift says ‘manipulative’ Scooter Braun’s acquisition of her recordings is ‘worst case scenario’

Taylor Swift posted an incendiary note on her Tumblr on Sunday in reaction to the sale of the Big Machine Label Group to music mogul Scooter Braun, calling the news …


Taylor Swift rejects Trump’s stance on LGBTQ rights in Instagram post

Taylor Swift on Saturday posted to Instagram a lengthy letter to Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., imploring him to protect LGBTQ rights by voting to support the Equality Act.


UPDATED: Fri., April 26, 2019

Taylor Swift to open Billboard Awards with performance of new single

Taylor Swift fans got it right: The pop star debuts cat baby No. 3


Taylor Swift poses with fans ahead of big announcement

Taylor Swift, who has been teasing fans for weeks with clues about a new project to be announced Friday, hyped fans up when she visited a mural in Nashville on …


UPDATED: Thu., April 18, 2019

Time releases its 100 most influential people issue

Taylor Swift, TV journalist Gayle King and soccer star Mohamed Saleh are among the six famous faces featured on the covers of Time’s annual “100 Most Influential People in the …


Taylor Swift leaves longtime label Big Machine for leap to Republic Records

Taylor Swift has signed with Republic Records, shifting from her longtime label home, Nashville’s Big Machine, but still staying in the Universal Music Group family.


Taylor Swift wins big at AMAs and encourages fans to vote

Taylor Swift kicked off her week with a rare political post on social media, and at the American Music Awards she continued the conversation by encouraging fans to vote in …


Taylor Swift breaks political silence, backs Tennessee Dems

Music superstar Taylor Swift announced Sunday she’s voting for Tennessee’s Democratic Senate candidate Phil Bredesen, breaking her long-standing refusal to discuss anything politics.


UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 2, 2018

Taylor Swift will open the 2018 American Music Awards

Taylor Swift announced Tuesday she will open the 2018 American Music Awards.


An excited, energetic Taylor Swift brings tour to MetLife

Taylor Swift brought her explosive Reputation Tour to the MetLife Stadium on Friday and will make history as the first female artist to play three consecutive shows at the venue …


Jennifer Hudson, James Corden, Taylor Swift, Ian McKellen to star in ‘Cats’ movie musical

Jennifer Hudson, James Corden, Taylor Swift and Ian McKellen are among the A-listers who have signed on for a new film adaptation of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s beloved musical “Cats.”


End of feud between Taylor Swift and Katy Perry has suspiciously perfect timing

Taylor Swift may have made some recent missteps while trying to control her public narrative – but her Instagram stunt on Tuesday, with its suspiciously perfect timing, proved no one …


UPDATED: Sat., March 24, 2018

Taylor Swift typically stays out of politics. Now she’s publicly supporting gun reform.

On Friday afternoon, Taylor Swift published an Instagram post that took many people by surprise: A logo for this weekend’s “March for Our Lives,” the student-led rally urging Congress to …


Taylor Swift’s ‘Reputation’ becomes first album to sell over 2 million copies since 2015

“Reputation,” which Swift released in November, is the first album to sell more than two million copies in over two years, Billboard reported, citing Nielsen.


Taylor Swift taps Camila Cabello, Charli XCX as tour openers

Taylor Swift has announced two openers for her Reputation Stadium Tour this year.


UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 31, 2018

DJ who lost groping lawsuit to Taylor Swift in new radio job

The radio host fired after he lost a groping lawsuit to superstar Taylor Swift says he is “very grateful” for a new gig at a Mississippi station.


UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 16, 2017

In only 4 days, Taylor Swift sells the most albums of 2017

In just four days, Taylor Swift’s new album has sold more traditional albums than any other release this year.


UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 16, 2017

Target run: Taylor Swift shocks shoppers while buying album

Taylor Swift has left some fans shocked by dropping by a Tennessee Target store to pick up a few things, including her new album.


Shawn Mendes, Eminem among winners at MTV EMAs in London

Shawn Mendes beat Taylor Swift and Ed Sheeran to win the best-artist prize Sunday at the MTV EMAs, while U2 were proclaimed global icons in a show that celebrated London’s …


UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 10, 2017

Music Review: Taylor Swift’s ‘reputation’ is pure pop magic

On 2014’s “1989,” Swift showed she could deliver great pop songs. On “reputation,” her sixth album and second pop effort, she has mastered it.


New Taylor Swift song makes us wonder: What happened to the new, cold-blooded Swift?

Released Thursday night, the song is a hard turn from the angry, slightly unhinged electro-rock of her recent singles. Instead, it’s a maudlin pop ballad about, yep, falling hard for …


Swift single keeps ‘Despacito’ from breaking Mariah record

Billboard announced Tuesday that Swift’s “Look What You Made Me Do,” became her fifth Hot 100 chart topper. “Despacito,” by Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee, had tied Carey’s duet with …


UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 3, 2017

Taylor Swift releases new song ‘…Ready For It?’

Taylor Swift released the pulsating new song off of her upcoming album “reputation” on Sunday after previewing it during a college football game on ESPN Saturday night. The song quickly …


Antonoff staying mum about Taylor Swift’s target in new song

When asked who Swift is referring to, Antonoff told The Associated Press: “That’s for her to tell you.”


UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 23, 2017

Taylor Swift ends intrigue, announces new album in November

“reputation” will be out Nov. 10. The first single is supposed to drop Thursday night.


A reptilian tail? A solar eclipse. Taylor Swift teases fans

As for the video clip that appears to be a twitchy reptilian tail, well, we’re not sure how that might play into Swift’s anticipated sixth studio album that all of …