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Taylor Swift Fans Read Between Lines on NFL News

Many think league dropped a hint that she will perform at the Super Bowl show

(Newser) - To be clear, the NFL has not announced who is performing at halftime of the next Super Bowl. But fans of Taylor Swift think the league dropped a major hint that Swift herself will get the honors, reports Sports Illustrated . It's pure speculation at this point, but the NFL...

Taylor Swift Says She Never Heard 3LW Song Before She Was Sued

Her mom says she 'carefully monitored the television she watched and the music she heard'

(Newser) - Taylor Swift says she never heard 3LW's song "Playas Gon' Play" until she was sued for allegedly copying it. In a court declaration, Swift, who was 11 when the song became a minor hit in 2001, said she wasn't allowed to watch MTV until she was a...

Taylor Swift Is Getting Her First College Degree

NYU is bestowing an honorary doctorate on the performer

(Newser) - That will be Doctor Taylor Swift, kind of. New York University is bestowing an honorary doctorate of fine arts on the performer, reports Variety . What's more, Swift will speak at the school's commencement on May 18. As Billboard notes, this will be the first college degree for the...

Taylor Swift Takes on Blur Singer's 'Really 'F---ed Up' Claim

Damon Albarn said in a recent interview that Swift doesn't write her own songs

(Newser) - Say what you will about Taylor Swift's music, but don't ever accuse her of not writing her own tunes. Damon Albarn could've used that advice before he did a recent interview with the Los Angeles Times , in which he claimed just that. The 32-year-old "Trouble" singer...

7 Years On, a New 'Shake It Off' Headache for Swift

She filed a motion seeking to have the case dismissed

(Newser) - Update: Taylor Swift wants a judge to take another look at his decision that a copyright infringement lawsuit against her can proceed. In a motion filed by Swift's side on Dec. 23, they say District Judge Michael W. Fitzgerald should have considered the "extrinsic test" in regards to...

After Claiming Record, Swift Sends Flowers to a 'Giant'

She reaches out to Don McLean after replacing him in the record books

(Newser) - Update: Taylor Swift recently claimed the record for the longest No. 1 song, and she made a point to reach out to the singer she replaced. CNN reports that Swift sent flowers to Don McLean after her "All Too Well" (10-plus minutes) surpassed his "American Pie" (8-plus minutes)....

BTS Wins Big at AMAs: 'This Whole Thing Is a Miracle'

Big night for South Korean boy band at American Music Awards, including first artist of the year win

(Newser) - South Korean superstars BTS were crowned artist of the year at the American Music Awards on Sunday, brushing aside challenges from Taylor Swift, Drake, and The Weeknd as they took home a total of three awards, teamed up with Coldplay for a raucous " My Universe," and closed the...

Alleged Stalker Arrested at Taylor Swift's Apartment

'She knows that I'm coming here,' says 52-year-old Hanks Johnson in New York City

(Newser) - A stalker who claims pop star Taylor Swift is communicating with him on social media was arrested on a trespassing charge after trying to break into the singer's Manhattan apartment, police said Monday. Hanks Johnson, 52, was arrested at 8:30pm Saturday after a 911 caller reported he was...

Beyoncé, Taylor Swift Could Have Record Nights

'Folklore' is nominated for album of the year, while 'Black Parade' is up for record and song honors

(Newser) - It could be a night for the history books for Taylor Swift and Beyoncé at Sunday’s Grammy Awards. Swift could become the first woman to win the top prize, album of the year, three times, the AP reports. Her first surprise album of 2020—the folky, alternative adventure Folklore—...

Taylor Swift Responds to 'Deeply Sexist' Netflix Joke

Singer isn't happy about 'Ginny and Georgia' line

(Newser) - Netflix's Ginny and Georgia premiered on the streaming service Wednesday, and it's already controversial. The dramedy features this line, per CBS News : "You go through men faster than Taylor Swift." Someone, namely Taylor Swift herself, was not a fan. "Hey Ginny & Georgia, 2010 called...

Taylor Swift's Battle With Utah Theme Park Heats Up

Singer files suit against park named Evermore

(Newser) - Taylor Swift isn't shaking this one off. Earlier this month, a fantasy theme park named Evermore sued the pop star over the name of her latest album, also Evermore, which she released in December. The Pleasant Grove, Utah, park claimed copyright infringement, complaining that Google searches for the park...

Fantasy Theme Park Is Suing Taylor Swift

Evermore Park isn't happy about her album title

(Newser) - Taylor Swift's lawyers are fighting a lawsuit from a fantasy theme park in Utah, saying there is little chance that album Evermore will be confused with Evermore Park, where guests are "immersed in a fantasy European hamlet of imagination," according to its website. The park, which has...

Taylor Swift Has Another Midnight Surprise
Swift: 'I've Never
Done This Before'

Swift: 'I've Never Done This Before'

Singer announces 2nd surprise album in 5 months

(Newser) - Well, that was quick. Just five months after releasing her eighth studio album , the well-received Folklore, Taylor Swift is out with another. Evermore, which Swift describes as a "sister record" to July's Folklore, will be released at midnight Wednesday. Swift made the surprise announcement in a tweet Wednesday...

Cyndi Lauper's Youth Benefit Gets Help From Some Big Names

Billie Eilish, Dolly Parton, LL Cool J, Taylor Swift, Cher join annual homelessness event

(Newser) - Taylor Swift, Cher, Billie Eilish, LL Cool J, and Dolly Parton are adding their voices to Cyndi Lauper's annual concert to combat youth homelessness, an issue the "True Colors" singer says has only gotten worse during the pandemic. "You can say, 'Stay home, protect yourself.'...

For Satan and 2020, It's a 'Match Made in Hell'

'LOLsome' Match ads come courtesy of Ryan Reynolds, Taylor Swift

(Newser) - When not making movies, investing in gin , or giving to charity , Ryan Reynolds brings us ads, and hilarious ones at that. This week, Match released two ads made by the actor's creative company, Maximum Effort. In the first , released Wednesday, Satan connects with the love of his life—the...

Big Winners From American Music Awards

The Weeknd takes home big honors, but Taylor Swift wins artist of the year

(Newser) - Taylor Swift won her third consecutive artist of the year prize at the American Music Awards on Sunday night, but she missed the show for a good reason: She said she's busy re-recording her early music after her catalog was sold . Swift beat out Justin Bieber, Post Malone, and...

Producer in Taylor Swift Feud Makes Millions Off Her

Scooter Braun just sold off her Big Machine masters

(Newser) - Taylor Swift claimed Scooter Braun was holding her first six albums hostage —and now the producer is making big bucks off them. Braun, whose Ithaca Holdings LLC acquired Big Machine Label Groups and its assets— including the masters of those first half-dozen Swift albums—last year, has now sold...

Taylor Swift: Here's How I'm Voting
Taylor Swift:
Here's How I'm Voting

Taylor Swift: Here's How I'm Voting

Singer endorses Joe Biden and Kamala Harris, who can 'start the healing process'

(Newser) - Taylor Swift used a plate of cookies to help make her first-ever public presidential endorsement ahead of the vice presidential debate on Wednesday. In a tweeted photo , the singer held the plate of blue custom cookies, reading "Biden Harris 2020." She also shared a cover of V Magazine...

In One New Ranking, Taylor Swift Is No. 1 in History

She has 47 cumulative weeks in the top spot on the Billboard music charts, best among women

(Newser) - Taylor Swift's Folklore is the No. 1 album on the Billboard charts for the seventh straight week. That's impressive, but more so is what that seventh week means: Swift now has 47 cumulative weeks at the No. 1 spot over the course of her career, which is tops...

Swift Proves 'the Most Gifted Songwriter in Music'
The Taylor Swift
Reviews Are Incredible

The Taylor Swift Reviews Are Incredible

8th album manages to 'capture familiar feelings in ways you didn't know were possible'

(Newser) - Whatever you do, do not compare your achievements in coronavirus quarantine to those of Taylor Swift. Because, according to critics, they are massive. In dropping her eighth album , Folklore, compiled of 16 songs plus a bonus track written and recorded in quarantine conditions (with help from Jack Antonoff and the...

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