Posts tagged "Taylor Swift"

ARIA Announces Australia’s Best-Selling Singles And Albums Of 2014: Pharrell, Ed Sheeran & Taylor Swift

In late December, Billboard announced the highest-selling singles and albums of 2014. Taylor Swift’s 1989 pipped Disney’s Frozen soundtrack to the post as the year’s most popular LP, while Pharrell’s unavoidable “Happy” was the most-downloaded track. The Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA) published equivalent statistics for the Oz market today (January…

By: Mike Wass / January 6, 2015

The 10 Biggest-Selling Singles And Albums Of 2014: Taylor Swift, Pharrell & ‘Frozen’

As 2014 draws to a close, it’s only fitting that we look back on the year’s best-selling singles and albums. Grammy nominations and mentions in critics’ year-end countdowns are well and good, but I’m guessing most artists would prefer a platinum-selling record. And they becoming increasingly hard to get. In fact, only…

By: Mike Wass / December 31, 2014

Will “Style” Be The Next Single From Taylor Swift’s ‘1989’?

And now, the biggest question on the minds of Swifties worldwide: Will “Style” be the next single off of Taylor Swift’s massively successful record, 1989? If Scott Borchetta, the President and CEO of Swift’s longtime label Big Machine, has anything to do with that decision, the answer would be…yes.

During a…

By: Bradley Stern / December 30, 2014

Britney Spears Celebrates Las Vegas Residency Anniversary: Morning Mix

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:: Britney Spears celebrated her Las Vegas residency Piece of Me’s one-year anniversary on December 27. The venue, Planet Hollywood, presented her with a cake and a video looking back at some memorable moments from the production (watch above). [Twitter]

:: Nick Cannon will touch on his marriage…

By: Christina Lee / December 29, 2014

Nicki Minaj’s ‘The Pinkprint’ Blocked From Topping Album Chart By Taylor Swift’s ‘1989’

Maybe Nicki Minaj just didn’t twerk her anaconda charmer hard enough. The Young Money rapstress’ third studio album The Pinkprint has become her first to miss out on the top spot on the Billboard 200 (so far, at least), as it debuts this week at #2, while Taylor Swift’s unstoppable 1989

By: Robbie Daw / December 24, 2014

The 15 Best Pop Music Shade-Fests Of 2014

Oh boy, did the shade run rampant this year in music! Blame social media or blame the artistic ego, but whatever the reason, we got our fair share of beef happening in the streets. Sometimes it’s fun to witness — especially when it comes down to picking sides. But what happe…

By: Kathy Iandoli / December 22, 2014

Taylor Swift’s ‘1989’ Set To Block Nicki Minaj’s ‘The Pinkprint’ From Number One On The Billboard 200

That Taylor Swift juggernaut shows no sign of slowing down. According to chart predictions, 1989 should return to number one on the Billboard 200 next week — increasing its run to six non-consecutive weeks. (J.Cole’s 2014 Forest Hills Drive briefly knocked it from the top spot with a massive opening bow).

By: Mike Wass / December 19, 2014

The 10 Songs That Topped The Hot 100 Chart In 2014, From Eminem’s “The Monster” To Taylor Swift’s “Blank Space”

This year started off with the last #1 song of 2013 on the Billboard Hot 100 — Eminem and Rihanna’s “The Monster” — carrying over as the first #1 song of 2014. Other past chart-topping artists racked up more #1s this year, including Kesha, Pitbull, Pharrell Williams, Katy Perry and Taylor

By: Robbie Daw / December 18, 2014

Ed Sheeran Scores Highest Charting Single Of His Career, Meghan Trainor And Sam Smith Go Top 5 On Billboard Hot 100

It’s truly a joyful time to be Ed Sheeran right now!

Not only has the singer-songwriter just been nominated for a bunch of Grammy Awards in 2015, but he’s just notched his highest charting single of his career (to date) with “Thinking Out Loud,” the latest single off of…

By: Bradley Stern / December 18, 2014

Justin Timberlake & Jessica Biel Are Really Having A Baby! (According To Joey Fatone): Morning Mix

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:: There has been speculation that Jessica Biel is expecting a baby with Justin Timberlake, but Joey Fatone just spilled the beans! In an interview with InTouch Weekly, he told the magazine “[Justin] told me a while ago, and I kept my mouth shut. But now I can talk about it!” Well, there’s

By: Bianca Gracie / December 18, 2014

Taylor Swift Chats With Barbara Walters For 2014′s ’10 Most Fascinating People’: Watch

 

We’ve already gotten a taste of the bullet points Taylor Swift and Barbara Walters discussed during the journalist’s 10 Most Fascinating People special, but now the full video interview is here! Along with the topics of her listening parties, the “abnormalities” of her life and sexism in songwriting, the “Blank Space”  singer also discussed

By: Bianca Gracie / December 16, 2014

Taylor Swift, Ed Sheeran & Sam Smith To Perform At 2015 BRIT Awards

Alongside the Grammys, the BRIT Awards is one of the major ceremonies in the music industry — especially in the UK, of course. For next year’s big night, they are bringing Taylor Swift, Ed Sheeran and Sam Smith to perform! All three popstars have made appearances at the UK awards show in the past, so…

By: Bianca Gracie / December 16, 2014

Pitbull Remixes Taylor Swift’s “Blank Space”: Listen

I’ve got a blank space, baby…and I’ll dale!

Like the rest of us, Pitbull’s favorite record at the moment is Taylor Swift’s “Blank Space.” (Duh.) And so, inspired by her performance at the American Music Awards while he was hosting for the evening, Mr. Worldwide felt compelled to ho…

By: Bradley Stern / December 15, 2014

Beyonce, Jay Z, Justin Timberlake And More Crashes Taylor Swift’s Birthday Party: Morning Mix

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:: Taylor Swift celebrated turning 25 by inviting BeyonceJay Z, Justin Timberlake, Sam Smith, Nick Jonas, Selena Gomez and more to a birthday bash at her New York City apartment. See eight photos from the fun-filled, star-studded event above.

:: Be sure to also…

By: Christina Lee / December 15, 2014

Ingrid Michaelson Covers Taylor Swift’s “Clean”: Watch

Ingrid Michaelson covered Taylor Swift’s “Clean” at Billboard’s Women in Music event, held on December 12. As she explains, this performance was the closest she’ll come to claiming the 1989 song as her own.

“Taylor played me a few songs off her new record in her apartment,” Michaelson says. “We danced around…

By: Christina Lee / December 13, 2014

Kanye West To Receive Visonary Award From BET: Morning Mix

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:: Kanye West will be receiving the Visionary Award at next year’s BET Honors ceremony. It’s a fitting honor, as the rapper has called himself a visionary many times. Usher will also receive the Musical Arts Award for his 20-year career. Wayne Brady is set to host the eighth annual event — which…

By: Bianca Gracie / December 11, 2014

Taylor Swift Talks Booze And Boys With Barbara Walters For 2014’s ’10 Most Fascinating People’

Seriously, what else is there to talk about other than booze and boys with Barbara Walters?

1989 pop darling Taylor Swift has been just about everywhere in the past few months (and years) as her album campaign remains in full swing, which is why it should come as no…

By: Bradley Stern / December 10, 2014

Taylor Swift Stays On Top Of The Album Chart With ‘1989’, Mary J. Blige’s ‘London Sessions’ Has Top 10 Debut

These days, another week just means a further stretch at the top of the Billboard 200 for Taylor Swift’s 1989. As mentioned before, Billboard has changed its chart methodology for the main album roundup to include official streams as well as sales, so if you need a refresher on how all…

By: Robbie Daw / December 10, 2014

Taylor Swift, Ariana Grande & Ed Sheeran Perform At 2014 Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show: Watch

Victoria’s Secret took over London with their annual fashion show, which aired yesterday (December 9)! The supermodels strutted their best walks on the runway in fun and sexy outfits, but it was the guest performances that caught many people’s eyes! Taylor Swift, Ariana Grande, Ed Sheeran and Hozier entertained the audience…

By: Bianca Gracie / December 10, 2014

Victoria’s Secret Models “Shake It Off” To Taylor Swift: Watch

In celebration of the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show airing tonight (December 9), the lingerie brand’s leggy models have given us a treat! Just like the rest of America, the ladies can’t seem to shake off Taylor Swift’s “Shake It Off.” So much so, in fact, that they’ve released a video dancing to…

By: Bianca Gracie / December 9, 2014
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