Taylor Swift has given fans a sneak peek behind-the-scenes at rehearsals for her upcoming 'Reputation' stadium tour. The 'Shake It Off' hitmaker is set to tour North America, UK, Ireland, New Zealand and Australia in support of her sixth studio album 'Reputation', which became the fastest-selling record in its first week of sales in the US, and the eighth largest in American history. Taylor shared a selfie from the rehearsal room captioned: "Repu-hearsals (sic)" The 28-year-old singer is dressed down in a casual grey sweater and in the background can be seen musicians and lot of computer equipment, giving just a hit at what might be in store. Taylor is known for her spectacular shows. 'Reputation' features a collaboration with Ed Sheeran and Future, titled 'End Game', and her recently released singles 'Look What You Made Me Do' and '...Ready for It?'. As of the time of writing it is unknown whether longtime friend Ed - whom she also teamed up with on 'Everything Has Changed' for her … [Read more...] about Taylor Swift reveals Reputation rehearsals sneak peek
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Nonetheless, famed producer says he would "figure something out" if he worked with the "Reputation" singer Tim Kenneally, provided by Published 5:25 pm, Monday, January 29, 2018 Image 1of/1 CaptionClose Image 1 of 1 Quincy Jones Rips on Taylor Swift’s Music: ‘We Need More Songs … Not Hooks’ 1 / 1 Back to Gallery You probably shouldn’t hold out hope for a collaboration between Taylor Swift and Quincy Jones anytime soon. Legendary music producer Jones, whose credits include Michael Jackson’s “Thriller” and the theme song from “Sanford and Son,” took aim at “Reputation” singer Swift in a wide-ranging GQ interview published Monday. While Jones expressed admiration for artists such as Bruno Mars, Ludacris and Common, when the subject of Swift came up, GQ said, Jones “made a face, somewhere between disapproval and disdain.” Latest entertainment videos … [Read more...] about Quincy Jones Rips on Taylor Swift’s Music: ‘We Need More Songs … Not Hooks’
Many of the biggest names in music were missing from Sunday's Grammy Awards, held at New York's Madison Square Garden. Among the most curious absentees: Ed SheeranSheeran was one of the biggest perceived snubs in top categories, missing out in album, record and song of the year. So it made his absence all the more awkward when he wasn't there to accept awards for best pop solo performance (Shape of You) and pop vocal album (Divide). MORE: Minute-by-minute recap of the evening's actionTaylor SwiftThe 10-time Grammy winner was a no-show at Sunday's ceremony, where she would have walked away empty-handed in the two below-the-line categories where she was nominated: best country song (Little Big Town's Better Man) and song written for visual media (I Don't Wanna Live Forever with Zayn). DrakeLast year, the Toronto native told British DJ Semtex in an interview that he was skipping the Grammys "because they don’t air the other rap awards on TV," and that … [Read more...] about Why did Taylor Swift, Ed Sheeran, Drake skip this year’s Grammys?
Look up and down the artist roster of Big Machine Records and Indiana native Alex Williams is an outlier, a traditional country singer on the same team as country-to-pop superstar Taylor Swift, country-pop hitmakers Rascal Flatts and Rock and Roll Hall of Famers Cheap Trick.Pendleton native Williams and "Drinkin' Problem" trio Midland represent a throwback initiative at Big Machine, the label that's been home to Swift since her 2006 debut album.Nashville observers have criticized Big Machine founder and auto-racing enthusiast Scott Borchetta for pushing marginally country acts Florida Georgia Line and Tucker Beathard into the mainstream. 2018 Megaticket: Kenny Chesney leads country roster at Ruoff venue 'IndyStar Sessions': Cyrus Youngman & the Kingfishers play music series Doug Jones: Indy native is leading man of Oscars’ most-nominated film Williams said he likely caught Borchetta's attention following the rise of steeped-in-tradition … [Read more...] about Meet Alex Williams, throwback country singer who’s a label mate of Taylor Swift
Topping the long list of things for which Taylor Swift has no chill? The Grammy Awards. But to be fair, the Grammys seem to have lost all chill for the singer as well. Taylor has 31 nominations to her name (including two pending 2018 nods) and 10 wins, making her one seriously decorated artist. She’s come a long way since her first appearance at the ceremony 10 (!) years ago. From ball gowns to iconic performances to that album of the year speech, here’s Taylor’s complete Grammys journey. If 2008 feels like it was a long time ago, that’s because it was. It was an era in which Taylor received her Grammy nomination (for best new artist) and was introducing the world to her girl-next-door image. By the following year, she was already turning up the star power. First, there was this black gown, a departure from the pastels and neutrals she tended to favor on the red carpet. And then, of course, there was her now-iconic duet of “Fifteen” with Miley … [Read more...] about The complete history of Taylor Swift at the Grammys