The Unequivocal Worst Songs of 2014

At the end of every year, it seems like our society is allowing more and more room for hot garbage to fill our pop charts. We say this not as haters of pop music—we are not one of those finger-waggy assholes who thinks that Katy Perry, for example, does not make "real" music because she doesn't write and produce all… » 12/19/14 2:10pm 12/19/14 2:10pm

Congratulations, Taylor Swift, on Your First Black Friends 

The artist formerly known as country singer Taylor Swift had a great weekend. On Friday she was on the receiving end of a happy birthday serenade from shade queen Aretha Franklin. She finally turned 25 years old on Saturday and that evening, the dopest couple on Earth looked at their calendars, realized they didn't… » 12/15/14 3:00pm 12/15/14 3:00pm

Celebs Gather to Honor Birthday of Noted Cat Enthusiast, Taylor Swift

Yesterday, Taylor Swift worked a heavy shift at her job performing at the Jingle Ball last night, but afterwards she celebrated her 25th birthday (Jingle Ball afterparty?) at her Tribeca apartment with quite the group of friends. Friends like Karlie Kloss, Haim, Beyoncé, Jay Z, Sam Smith, and a poop emoji, better… » 12/13/14 1:40pm 12/13/14 1:40pm

Avril Lavigne: Pray For Me and My Undisclosed Health Issue

Avril Lavigne is suffering from an undisclosed health issue, asking fans to "keep me in your prayers." On December 7, a Twitter fan account, @AvrilMusicChart posted a screenshot of a DM exchange they had with the singer, in which she revealed that she hasn't been in the studio because she's not feeling well: » 12/10/14 10:20am 12/10/14 10:20am

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

Lorde Does a Really Good Imitation of Herself Hanging with Taylor Swift

We all know that Lorde and Taylor Swift's relationship started, in Lorde's words, over "thick-ass milkshakes" at Shake Shack. But as Lorde explained to Jimmy Fallon Tuesday night, it developed further at a Grammy party after some rando confused Lorde for Taylor Swift's manager. The two women went along with it, and,… » 11/26/14 11:30am 11/26/14 11:30am