Hit the replies to watch Taylor Swift sing "Let it Go" dressed as Olaf from Frozen.
Jason Tate on 11/02/15 - 10:35 AM
Colin Stutz, writing for Billboard:
"Ms. Swift knows exactly who committed the assault -- it was Mueller -- and she is not confused in the slightest about whether her long-term business acquaintance, Mr. Haskell, was the culprit," reads the countersuit. "Resolution of this Counterclaim will demonstrate that Mueller alone was the perpetrator of the humiliating and wrongful conduct targeted against Ms. Swift, and will serve as an example to other women who may resist publicly reliving similar outrageous and humiliating acts."
Jason Tate on 10/28/15 - 10:17 PM
Taylor Swift's 1989 has become just the fifth album to spend it's entire first year in the Billboard 200's Top 10.
Jason Tate on 10/27/15 - 11:19 AM
Hit the replies for a video interview with Ryan Adams and Taylor Swift. It's part of this month's really interesting GQ cover story on Taylor.
Jason Tate on 10/19/15 - 11:18 AM
Over at Grammy Pro you can find Taylor Swift breaking down how she and Jack Antonoff wrote "Out of the Woods."
Jason Tate on 10/12/15 - 12:09 PM
Taylor Swift will be taking some much deserved time off after her 1989 World Tour wraps in December.
"I think I should take some time off," she said. "I think people might need a break from me. I'm going to… I don't know. Hang out with my friends. Write new music. Maybe not write new music. I don’t know."

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Blake Solomon on 10/09/15 - 08:37 AM
Some interesting stuff on the Billboard Chart this week. Lana Del Rey's Honeymoon debuts at number 2 on the Billboard 200 with 116,000 units. Ryan Adams 1989 cover album came in at number 7 with 56,000 units, and Taylor Swift's 1989 is number 8.

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Blake Solomon on 09/28/15 - 10:05 AM
Anna Leszkiewicz, writing for New Statesmen, takes a look at the way some music critics tackled Ryan Adams' 1989:
The media’s most highbrow music critics, the same ones who barely batted an eye at Swift’s release, have rushed forward to gush over Adams’s transformation of a cheesy pop album into something more serious. In the words of American Songwriter, Adams is “bestowing indie-rock credibility” on Swift’s album, potentially even “showing her up by revealing depth and nuance in the songs” and “giving her a master class in lyrical interpretation”. The New Yorker’s review of Adams’s 1989 (it’s worth noting that the magazine did not review Taylor Swift’s album at all), is headlined...
Jason Tate on 09/25/15 - 01:04 PM
In case you missed it, the video for Father John Misty's "The Night Josh Tillman Came to Our Apartment" is in the replies. It also appears that he is attempting to "cover Ryan Adams' cover of 1989 in the style of the Velvet Underground." He has already released takes on "Blank Space" and "Welcome to New York" today and those can also be found in the replies.
Aaron Mook on 09/21/15 - 02:43 PM
Ryan Adams and Taylor Swift talked with Zane Lowe today about 1989. During the interview Taylor admitted she's been listening to the album so much she's started singing his melodies instead of the originals by accident. Ryan also notes he's already finished his next album ... a double LP. Because he's a machine.
Jason Tate on 09/21/15 - 12:11 PM
Ryan Adams' really, really good cover album of Taylor Swift's 1989 is now on Apple Music.
Jason Tate on 09/20/15 - 08:53 PM
You can now hear Ryan Adams' rendition of Taylor Swift's "Bad Blood" right here.
Blake Solomon on 09/17/15 - 09:30 AM
The time is almost here. Ryan Adams just announced that his rendition of Taylor Swift's 1989 will drop next Monday. Also, "Bad Blood" is premiering today on Beats 1 at 12pm EST/9am PST.
Keagan Ilvonen on 09/17/15 - 07:58 AM
Taylor Swift's 1989 World Tour has now grossed $130 million in ticket sales.

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Blake Solomon on 09/10/15 - 08:33 AM
Taylor Swift has shared the video for her latest 1989 single "Wildest Dreams" after being everywhere at the VMAs tonight. Watch it in the replies.
Ryan Dennehy on 08/30/15 - 08:33 PM
Hit the replies to see Pheobe Buffay perform smash-hit "Smelly Cat" with special guest Taylor Swift.
Jason Tate on 08/27/15 - 10:52 AM
Last night in LA, Taylor Swift brought out Beck and St. Vincent to help her perform "Dreams" live. Check out a clip in the replies.
Blake Solomon on 08/26/15 - 07:24 AM
Taylor Swift's new video for "Wildest Dreams" will premiere at the VMAs.

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Jason Tate on 08/24/15 - 11:54 AM
Ryan Adams announced on Twitter that every song from his cover album of Taylor Swift's 1989 now has a mix.
Jason Tate on 08/18/15 - 11:04 AM
Armani offered millions of dollars to Taylor Swift and her boyfriend Calvin Harris to pose in their underwear.

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Blake Solomon on 08/17/15 - 08:01 AM
Somehow it makes perfect sense that Ryan Adams is recording his own version of Taylor Swift's latest album 1989.

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Blake Solomon on 08/06/15 - 08:11 AM
Jonathan Ford, writing for the Financial Times, on how Taylor Swift is fighting the wrong part of the music industry.
Rather than agonise about Spotify’s model, artists might do better to direct some pointed questions closer to home if they really want to understand why their royalty cheques are so small. The economics of the music business have changed vastly in recent years. The deals they have with the music labels have not.

It is a point highlighted in a recent report from EY, the professional services firm, and the French record label industry association SNEP, which looked at where streaming revenues end up. What this showed is that while artists and songwriters share about 17...
Jason Tate on 07/07/15 - 01:39 PM
Taylor Swift will be putting 1989 on Apple Music.
Jason Tate on 06/25/15 - 10:35 AM
After the success of Taylor Swift's open letter to Apple, a photographer has penned their own open letter asking Taylor and company to re-think their photography policy.
Now.. forgive me if I’m wrong, but if you take points 2 and 3 in that contract (which is provided to Photographers who need to agree to those terms before they are allowed to do their job in photographing you for editorial outlets), it appears to be a complete rights grab, and demands that you are granted free and unlimited use of our work, worldwide, in perpetuity. You say in your letter to Apple that “Three months is a long time to go unpaid”. But you seem happy to restrict us to being paid once, and never being...
Jason Tate on 06/21/15 - 09:28 PM
Taylor Swift has posted an open letter to Apple Music on her blog about why she's keeping her latest album off the platform.
This is not about me. Thankfully I am on my fifth album and can support myself, my band, crew, and entire management team by playing live shows. This is about the new artist or band that has just released their first single and will not be paid for its success. This is about the young songwriter who just got his or her first cut and thought that the royalties from that would get them out of debt. This is about the producer who works tirelessly to innovate and create, just like the innovators and creators at Apple are pioneering in their field…but will not get paid...
Jason Tate on 06/21/15 - 11:01 AM
Frank Turner declined his label's suggestion he should collaborate with Taylor Swift on his new album.
"I wanted the end [of the song] to be sung by an American woman [pretending] to be Christa," Turner said of the song 'Silent Key'. "The record label were suggesting some of the more famous people that Butch has worked with, like, fucking Taylor Swift. No contact was ever made but they were like, 'Let's ask Taylor'. I was like, 'That's a fucking rubbish idea'."
Jason Tate on 06/18/15 - 10:51 AM
Taylor Swift's video for "Bad Blood" is in the replies.
Jason Tate on 05/18/15 - 12:14 AM
The teaser poster for Taylor Swift's "Bad Blood" featuring Hayley Williams of Paramore is in the replies. Hayley has the role of the "The Crimson Curse."
Jason Tate on 05/13/15 - 11:44 AM
Taylor Swift's new video for "Bad Blood" featuring Hayley Williams will premiere at the Billboard Music Awards.

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Keagan Ilvonen on 05/07/15 - 11:33 AM
Looks like Hayley Williams of Paramore will be in the next Taylor Swift video. The rumor is it's for "Bad Blood."
Jason Tate on 04/13/15 - 12:06 PM
We all know Taylor Swift and Hayley Williams are the best, there's no hiding that. They both have a mutual friend Abigail, who is a huge Dashboard Confessional fan, who just so happened to turn 25. What did the two do for her birthday? Just invite Chris Carrabba to play at her intimate party. You can watch the videos to witness how awesome it is.
Keagan Ilvonen on 04/06/15 - 08:26 AM
Hit the replies to watch Punk Rock Factory cover Taylor Swift's "Blank Space."
Zac Djamoos on 03/09/15 - 02:07 PM
Somebody named DJ Dwibbit realized that Taylor Swift's songs "Blank Space" and "Style" are basically the same. So he mixed them together to prove it, and it's true and doubly catchy. Listen in the replies.
Blake Solomon on 03/03/15 - 10:15 AM
Two of the songs from the deluxe edition of 1989 by Taylor Swift are now on iTunes. The Jack Antonoff co-write of "You Are In Love" and "Wonderland."

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Jason Tate on 02/25/15 - 12:50 PM
Shea Serrano speculates on Grantland about what it would be like if Kanye West had never interrupted Taylor Swift.
For starters, if he doesn’t interrupt her, then he never gets shredded into a million pieces in the news. And if he never gets shredded into a million pieces in the news, then he never makes My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy, which was his emotional response to the blowback, and that is truly devastating, because MBDTF is a (very nearly) perfect album. If there’s no MBDTF, then that means we never get RZA drunk-mumble-shouting, “Fuckhhn ruhdihhkulus” on “So Appalled,” and oh no, but also we never get Pusha T admitting to cheating on a girl and telling her, “All right, all...
Jason Tate on 02/16/15 - 12:56 PM
Taylor Swift's new video for "Style" can be found in the replies.

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Jason Tate on 02/13/15 - 10:48 AM
Taylor Swift recently offered breakup advice to a fan, along with creating a Breakup/Moving on playlist for her.

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Jason Tate on 02/12/15 - 04:19 PM
Hear Charli XCX cover Taylor Swift's "Shake It Off" in the replies.
Ryan Gardner on 02/10/15 - 10:50 AM
Taylor Swift will be taking Haim on her world tour.
Jason Tate on 02/02/15 - 12:09 PM
Eamonn Forde, writing for the Guardian, looks at why Taylor Swift trademarked a bunch of her lyrics.
“What she is trying to do is to protect individual phrases within her lyrics where those lyrics have become catchphrases,” explains Alexander Ross, a partner at law firm Wiggin who specialises in music. “Once you have a trademarked phrase you have the right to stop someone else using it on things like merchandising.”
Jason Tate on 01/29/15 - 11:17 AM
Our Last Night's cover of Taylor Swift's "Blank Space" is below.
Ryan Gardner on 01/20/15 - 10:19 AM
A mashup of Taylor Swift's "Shake It Off" and the music from A Day To Remember's "Have Faith in Me" is in the replies.
Ryan Gardner on 01/20/15 - 09:48 AM
Taylor Swift's 1989 will end up being the best selling album of the year ... just passing the Frozen soundtrack.
Jason Tate on 12/31/14 - 11:58 AM
Taylor Swift's acceptance speech for "Woman of the Year" from Billboard Woman in Music can be found in the replies.

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Jason Tate on 12/17/14 - 01:00 PM
Back and forth we go. Taylor Swift's label boss says that Spotify did not pay the multi-million dollar number implied in a recent blog post by the company's CEO. Following that, Business Insider looked at the numbers for the revenue from physical sales -- they will likely be in the 12 million range for one week. To quote a wise man: Any questions?
Jason Tate on 11/12/14 - 08:04 PM
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