Ten-time Grammy award winner Taylor Swift will not be attending this year's ceremony, marking the third consecutive year the Reading, Berks County, native has skipped the event. Swift is presently spending most of her time in London, working on the set of "Cats." It's possible Swift is staying the U.K. partially to attend the British Academy Film Awards, also scheduled for this Sunday, where "The Favourite," featuring her boyfriend Joe Alwyn, is nominated for 10 awards.Despite 32 Grammy nominations to her name, Swift received only one nomination this year for her most recent album, "Reputation," at this year's show. She's up for the Pop Vocal Performance alongside Pink, Ariana Grande, Kelly Clarkson, and Camila Cabello. Some outlets have considered the single nomination a snub, as "Reputation" was eligible in eight different categories. News that Swift will miss the Grammys also is met with the news that Super Bowl LIII halftime performers Maroon 5 also will skipping the … [Read more...] about Taylor Swift is skipping the Grammys for third consecutive year
Some of her lyrics are things she’s wanted to text people in real life. She rode competitively horses at a young age. She’s a “Friends” fan and said she watches it to unwind after a show. For years, Taylor Swift has been breaking records in the music industry and winning awards for her singing and songwriting prowess. She even recently released a “Reputation” stadium tour documentary on Netflix. As the “Reputation” era comes to an end and we await the “imminent”TS7 (what fans have dubbed her yet-to-be-announced album), here are 12 things you might not have known about the singer-songwriter. She wrote every song on her third album, “Speak Now.” Swift has the opportunity to co-write songs with legends in the industry (like Max Martin, who helped write “Bad Blood” and “Blank Space”), but the lyrics for “Speak Now” are all her own. “I wrote all the songs myself for this … [Read more...] about 12 surprising things you probably didn’t know about Taylor Swift
Kylie Jenner recently unveiled several Valentine’s Day lip kits. Two lip items in the “Valentine Collection” also happen to be names of Taylor Swift songs. Kim Kardashian also recently squashed the Swift feud and many are wondering if Jenner is secretly a Swiftie. Kylie Jenner recently unveiled her Kylie Cosmetics“Valentine Collection,” and although the various cosmetics and lip kits don’t go on sale until February 1 – Kylie teased the collection with her usual Instagram Story arm swatches. While highlighting the new Valentine’s Day lip colours, several fans noticed that two lip kit items had the same names as Taylor Swift songs. A lip gloss in Jenner’s Forever Set lip kit is named “Story of Us” and a lip liner is called “Forever and Always,” which are both names of Swift songs. “Forever and Always” is off Swift’s classic 2008 “Fearless” album and “The Story of … [Read more...] about Kylie Jenner may have named her new makeup after Taylor Swift songs after Kim Kardashian announced her feud with the singer is over
A live-action adaptation of "Cats" is now officially in the works, and Taylor Swift is on set. The Pennsylvania native posted on Instagram on Tuesday that she was poised to start working on the Andrew Lloyd Weber musical. Swift will play Bombalurina, the flirtatious red cat, who is both a featured signer and dancer in the show."So, I'm on set for 'Cats' and it is fully snowing," she says in an Instagram video.Swift reportedly signed on to the project alongside Jennifer Hudson, Idris Elba, James Corden and Jason Derulo.For fans of the musical, you'll know that Bombalurina leads "Macavity the Mystery Cat," the show's most sultry song, with fellow Demeter cat. There's no word on who will play Demeter yet. Elba will play Macavity, Hudson is Grizabella the Glamour Cat, and Ian McKellen will play Gus the Theatre Cat.The show is slated to premiere Dec. 20, 2019. Oh, and there will supposedly be some new songs from Lloyd Webber himself, specifically for the graceful, dancing … [Read more...] about Taylor Swift on set to begin filming ‘Cats’ live-action movie adaptation
Taylor Swift received just one nomination for the 61st annual Grammy Awards, which will take place on Sunday, February 10. Given that Swift has traditionally been a Grammys darling, this shocked many critics and outraged fans. But we can’t truly call the underwhelming number of nominations a “snub” when the album was the most underwhelming of her career. “Reputation” isn’t even the best in the one category it was nominated (best pop vocal album). If anything, the 2018 single “Delicate” deserved a nod for song of the year. Throughout her career, Taylor Swift has been the definition of a Grammys darling: She became the youngest artist ever to win album of the year with “Fearless,” and later became the first woman ever to win the award twice with “1989.” But this time around, the riskiest album of her career, “Reputation,” essentially received a cold pat on the back. Swift’s newest body of … [Read more...] about Fans think Taylor Swift was snubbed by the 2019 Grammys. Here’s why they’re wrong.