Taylor Swift is Taking Haim on Tour for Maximum '1989' Vibes

Wait—am I gonna get sued for typing the year "1989" without a copyright? No? Okay. So, Taylor Swift, god of your gods but not of mine, has been spending a good amount of time with the Haim sisters as of late, calling them her "squad" like she has been listening to a lot of Waka Flocka and going on vacation with them… » 2/02/15 10:00am 2/02/15 10:00am

Taylor Swift Fan Recreates Polaroids From 1989; Swift is Overjoyed

The ultimate Taylor Swift fan took over Tumblr with her spot-on recreations of the Polaroids from 1989 and got an overjoyed response from Swift herself. » 1/13/15 10:30pm 1/13/15 10:30pm

Three Minutes of Taylor Swift Is All You Need

For those who can only consume Taylor Swift's music in small doses, per doctor's orders, here's a roughly three-minute video medley of her most recent album, 1989. The mashup is the work of YouTube singers Kurt Hugo Schneider and Sam Tsui, whose saccharine vocals covered all 13 tracks on the album, starting with… » 12/09/14 3:30pm 12/09/14 3:30pm

Taylor Swift Launches a World Tour and Disses Spotify in the Same Day

Taylor Swift announced her upcoming world tour for her album 1989 on Monday, briefly causing her website to crash. And in a move only the world's biggest pop star could pull off, she's taken all her music off Spotify, prompting the music streaming company to write their own version of a breakup ballad about her. » 11/03/14 11:10am 11/03/14 11:10am

Taylor Swift's 1989 is well on its way to setting the record for the biggest sales week for a female artist, overtaking Britney Spears' 2000 album Oops!…I Did It Again. Swift's album has become the fastest selling album of 2014, and will most likely top 1.3 million copies sold. Spears' album sold 1.319 million. … » 11/02/14 8:15pm 11/02/14 8:15pm

Taylor Swift's New Song Is the Gentrification Anthem NYC Didn't Need

The inevitable march towards Taylor Swift's new album 1989 continues with a new single, and it's only getting worse: "Welcome To New York" is a gentrification anthem so obtuse it makes one wonder if she is, in fact, trolling at this point. And it calls into question whether rich white-person privilege is, in fact,… » 10/20/14 6:40pm 10/20/14 6:40pm

Taylor Swift will be releasing a song called "Welcome To New York" that, while not notably worse than Madonna's "I Love New York," is certainly not better. Here is a preview; do with it what you will (burn your computer, start looping it indefinitely). » 10/20/14 10:00am 10/20/14 10:00am

Taylor Swift Whisks Her Fans Away to Her Living Room, Cuddles Them

Taylor Swift is still kidnapping her fans and baking cookies in a kitschy red apron with her cat Olivia Benson in tow. Above is a clip compiled from her intimate listening sessions with 89 fans in five locations for her upcoming 1989 album. Are we out of the woods yet? » 10/17/14 12:10pm 10/17/14 12:10pm