Why? Well, Taylor said she fell in love with the bright colors and bold sounds of the late ’80s, calling it a time of endless possibility. And if “Shake It Off” is any indication, it’s an inspired choice. Other fascinating tidbits from the livestream include the unveiling of her 1989 album cover (see it after the jump) as well as its release date (October 27). The 24-year-old also debuted the dance-themed video for “Shake It Off” and details about the deluxe edition. More »
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As a part of the challenge you have to nominate three other people to take part. Taylor Swift picked Selena Gomez before undertaking her group-soaking with a bunch of friends and Drake passed the baton to Beyonce, who is yet to participate. (It’s surely only a matter of time). He used the opportunity to show off his rippling six-pack, as did Justin Bieber and Calvin Harris. Watch a selection of the best ice bucket challenges after the jump. More »
:: Kanye West is reportedly tracking down Paul McCartney for a collaboration to be featured in his follow-up to Yeezus. “Kanye and Paul have known each other for a long time but became more friendly recently,” a source said. [HipHopDX]
:: Justin Bieber also took on the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, after being tapped by manager Scooter Braun. He nominated Barack Obama, Ellen DeGeneres and comedian Chris D’Elia. [Instagram]
:: That said, “Weird Al” Yankovic may have outdone everyone with his ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. He nominated Obama, the Dalai Lama and the Pope. [Stereogum]
Find out what music you can catch on TV today after the jump. More »
Swift, who is set to perform at the upcoming MTV Video Music Awards, hit up Late Night With Seth Meyers last night to chat about her movie, crashing a fan’s recent bridal shower and why she’s always caught on camera dancing at awards shows. More »
:: Here’s an unexpected cover version. Chris Brown shared a unique interpretation of Sam Smith‘s “Stay With Me”, which is currently sitting at number two on the Billboard Hot 100. It’s different. [Spin]
:: This is really touching. The broadway cast of Aladdin honored the late Robin Williams with a huge singalong. Performer James Iglehart also reminisced about watching the Disney cartoon for the first time. [Death And Taxes]
:: Michael Cera has released a lo-fi folk album called True That. It shouldn’t come as a huge surprise. The Arrested Development actor has appeared in videos for Islands and sang backing vocals for Weezer. [Stereogum]
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Love those horn-heavy hooks from “Problem” and “Talk Dirty”? Well, you’re about to get more of that: Radio DJ Christopher K of Sacramento’s 107.9 The End allegedly heard Taylor Swift‘s upcoming comeback single — and there will be horns.
Although those tweets have since disappeared from his timeline, the ATRL forum caught all of his replies to eager fans begging to know more: “The new Taylor is VERY fun & VERY poppy! Has a good message too, not to worry bout what ppl think of u, just shake it off #Swifties. Funny line from Taylor’s new song: ‘They say I date too much & can’t make em stay!’ haha It’s a positive song, not a love song #Swifties,” he originally tweeted. “Yes! It’s very fun & upbeat, and has a catchy horn sound playing throughout. She even pokes a little fun at herself in it!” Other insider sources allege that the track is called “Shake It Off.”
Are you ready for a dose of horn-heavy self-empowerment pop from the Red princess? Let us know what you think of the reported comeback track in the comments below. More »
The Red singer-songstress revealed that she’ll be performing at the 2014 MTV VMAs during an interview on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon last night. “We’re planning it,” she explained.
She also (painstakingly) danced around the subject of her mystery Yahoo livestream on August 18 at 5 PM. “In general, like, you could stream anything these days,” she shrugged as Fallon desperately begged her to reveal what she was planning to do. “There could be one announcement. There could be multiple announcements.” Oh, Tay Tay! You’re such a tease! More »
The mystery’s finally been revealed (well, sort of): Princess Tay Tay is going to be holding a livestream for fans hosted at Yahoo! on August 18.
Earlier today, the country-pop darling revealed the news on her official website, with a countdown ticking down to the event happening at 5 PM EST/2 PM PST on August 18. There’s still not much known, but a contest page for a chance to be in the NYC studio audience reveals that she’s got a special announcement to make.
“Taylor Swift has exciting news to share on August 18th at a once in a lifetime event that will be streamed LIVE Worldwide on Yahoo and we are looking for some of her biggest fans to join her!” the entry page reveals. What do you think it is? More »
Rosemary sits at the piano next to Jeff Bridges as the titular role, showing him how to play a song (while appearing in hologram form). Meanwhile, the real-life Giver starts explaining to his protege Jonas (Brenton Thwaites) exactly who she is and why she matters. More »
We already know that the Red country-pop diva is plotting to return to the stage at the iHeartRadio Music Festival at the end of September. We know she’s been working with “We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together” hit-maker Max Martin again on “most of” her new record, and we already know that the record is already her “favorite thing.”
And now, the first hint at what could be the beginning of a new era starts with a mysterious Instagram clue posted earlier this afternoon, in which the “Love Story” songstress repeatedly pushes the “18″ floor button in an elevator. More »