Taylor Swift is first to dominate Billboard Hot 100 Top 10

Taylor Swift at the 2022 Toronto international film festival. She has become the first artist in history to claim the Top 10 slots of the Billboard Hot 100 chart. Photograph: Valérie Macon/AFP/Getty Images   Drake, who held the previous record with nine of the top singles for a week last year, has been overtaken by Singer […]

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After “fatphobia” allegations, Taylor Swift edits music video

‘Intrusive thoughts’ … Taylor Swift. Photograph: NBC/Todd Owyoung/Getty Images   The singer was first shown in the promotional video for the tune Anti-Hero reading the judgement “fat” off her bathroom scales   Days after its original release, the music video for Taylor Swift’s song Anti-Hero, the first single from her upcoming album Midnights, was changed to […]

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Taylor Swift Will Be Sued Over Shake It Off Lyrics

Taylor Swift will face a jury trial on allegations that she plagiarized lyrics from another song for her 2014 smash Shake It Off. Swift’s plea for the lawsuit to be dismissed on the grounds that a jury may decide that the song duplicated Playas Gon’ Play, a song by girl group 3LW published in 2001, […]

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The Taylor Swift: Red (Taylor’s Version) Review

Taylor Swift’s attempt to re-record (and reclaim ownership of) the six albums she released for label Big Machine, which were allegedly sold out from under her to an old rival, continues with the release of Fearless earlier this spring. Red, released in 2012, is one half of some of the greatest pop songs of all […]

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.Paak and Taylor Swift are already contemplating their legacies.

Musicians haven’t always been good at safeguarding their commercial affairs, sometimes for reasons beyond their control. Unscrupulous deals, public fallouts (see Megan Thee Stallion’s recent spat with her label 1501 Certified Entertainment over a blocked BTS remix), music released without permission (Aaliyah’s back catalogue arriving on streaming services isn’t supported by her estate), and jumbled […]

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