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Joni Mitchell Nixed Taylor Swift-Starring Biopic

November 25, 2014

In April 2012, it was reported that Taylor Swift was in talks to portray folk legend and Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Joni Mitchell in the big-screen adaptation of Girls Like Us, a book that focuses on the impact of Mitchell, Carol King...

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American Music Awards 2014's 20 Best and Worst Moments

November 24, 2014

The butts have it! The 42nd American Music Awards brought out booty, booty, booty, rockin' everywhere — as well as the latest crop of teen pop, a few doses of punk attitude and even more reasons for us to love Taylor Swift. Though...

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Watch Taylor Swift's Theatrical 'Blank Space' Live Debut

November 23, 2014

Taylor Swift kickstarted the 2014 American Music Awards Sunday night with a dazzling live debut performance of 1989's "Blank Space." Swift gave a live recreation of the video, opening the track seated at an elegant dinner table before...

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Billy Joel to Taylor Swift NYC 'Snoots': 'Let Her In'

November 17, 2014

When Taylor Swift was named New York City's tourism ambassador last month, the backlash was, well, swift. Critics questioned how much the 24-year-old singer-songwriter could know about the city, given that she's only lived there for over a year,...

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On the Charts: Taylor Swift's '1989' Continues Reign

November 12, 2014

I've been enjoying that tiny, but significant, uptick in overall album sales the last two weeks. After Taylor Swift's 1989 came out, they've been down just 13 percent, slightly better than the 14 percent that's marked sales for most of this year....

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Spotify Founder Fires Back at Taylor Swift

November 12, 2014

One week after Taylor Swift withdrew her entire catalog from Spotify, dismissing the music-streaming service and calling it "a bit like a grand experiment," the company's founder is fighting back. "We're getting fans to pay for music again,"...

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Watch Taylor Swift Get Revenge in 'Blank Space' Video

November 10, 2014

One of the first images of Taylor Swift in the video for 1989’s second single, "Blank Space," is a sinister version of herself sitting on a massive bed in black lace. The image is far removed from "Love Story" Swift, where the singer wore...

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Taylor Swift Shuns 'Grand Experiment' of Streaming Music

November 6, 2014

Days after Taylor Swift pulled her discography from Spotify, the pop star has explained the rationale behind the decision. In an interview with Yahoo, the singer fielded a question asking her to speculate on how differently her latest record, 1989, would...

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Taylor Swift Sets 2014 Sales Record

November 5, 2014

Welcome to today's installment of Taylor Swift Taylor Swift Taylor Swift Taylor Swift TAYLOR SWIFT on the charts. Did you hear that, in addition to 1989's massive album sales, her new single "Blank Space" sold 155,000 copies and vaulted over Meghan...

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Taylor Swift Reveals Massive 1989 World Tour

November 3, 2014

Taylor Swift's 2015 calendar has just filled up. Fresh off selling upwards of 1.25 million copies of her new album 1989, the singer has unveiled plans for a giant world tour that'll keep her on the road for the better part of next year. "So...

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Taylor Swift Whips New York Into a Frenzy on 'GMA'

October 30, 2014

By 7 a.m., Times Square was already packed: Young girls in their plaid school skirts and cheerleader uniforms were huddled across the Midtown hub, waiting to see Taylor Swift perform on Good Morning America and hoping that their first period teachers...

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Dave Grohl Weighs in on Spotify Controversy

November 14, 2014

After weeks of heated debate about Spotify over Taylor Swift's decision to remove her discography from the streaming service, Dave Grohl has weighed in. "Me personally? I don't fucking care," the Foo Fighters frontman told Digital Spy. "That's...

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Kim Kardashian's Bottom Tops The Everything Index

November 12, 2014

Welcome to another installment of Rolling Stone's "Everything Index," where we rank the week's pop-culture power players, some of whom even managed to remain fully clothed. Let's just get this out of the way: Kim Kardashian's butt-baring stunt for...

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Taylor Swift Video Director Details Interactive App

November 11, 2014

Embarking on villainous terrain isn’t the only surprise to come with Taylor Swift's "Blank Space" video. Fans can now engage with an app created around the story and never-before-seen extras the star pulled for the experience. Helmed by...

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Taylor Swift’s Label Head Explains Spotify Removal

November 8, 2014

Taylor Swift's decision to remove her music this week from Spotify is a "big fist in the air" that other prominent artists are sure to follow, says her longtime record label president. In the week she sold 1.3 million copies of her new...

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9 Reasons You Can't Miss the 2014 CMA Awards

November 5, 2014

There are several things you can count on during the CMA Awards telecast Wednesday night, chief among them that there will be awards handed out and God will be thanked. But for the past 47 years, as country music's biggest night has been getting even...

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The Everything Index: America Elects Taylor Swift

November 5, 2014

Welcome to another installment of Rolling Stone's "Everything Index," where we ignore facts and logic and instead pick the week's pop-culture power players based on our own biases and phobias. You know, just like the midterm elections. And while most...

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Why Did Taylor Swift Pull All Her Music From Spotify?

November 3, 2014

Taylor Swift has never been the most enthusiastic supporter of free music — earlier this year, she wrote: "Music is art, and art is important and rare. Important, rare things are valuable. Valuable things should be paid for." Her position...

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Watch Taylor Swift in Kiss Makeup Prank Keith Urban

October 31, 2014

Halloween only rolls around once a year, but that doesn't mean there aren't other occasions — say, a sold-out show in Kansas City, Missouri, during your band's final performance on Keith Urban's Escape Together World Tour — worthy of dressing...

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