1. Taylor Swift to Co-Chair the Met Gala

    October 13, 2015 6:10 PM EDT The spring exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute will focus on technology's impact on fashion, and the May 2 gala benefiting the institute will be co-chaired by Idris Elba, Apple chief design officer (and a d ...

  2. This Taylor Swift Lip-Syncing Video Puts the Blood in 'Bad Blood': Watch

    October 13, 2015 5:15 PM EDT 0 0 0 Taylor Swift 's "Bad Blood" was really only intended to serve as a cautionary tale for all the frenemies out there -- but a new lip-sync video courtesy of viral stars Skit Box gives the song new meaning. 2015 American Music Awards: Ta ...

  3. Rihanna, Selena Gomez & The Weeknd to Perform at Victoria's Secret Fashion Show

    October 13, 2015 2:59 PM EDT 17.724 k 739 98 It's that time of year again when angels walk among us. Well, not among us, but down the runway. The Victoria's Secret Fashion Show will return to CBS on Dec. 8 at 10 p.m. ET. Even with several months to go, the show has already ...

  4. Calvin Harris Responds to Taylor Swift Breakup Rumors, Threatens Legal Action Over Tabloid Story

    Calvin Harris Responds to Taylor Swift Breakup Rumors, Threatens Legal Action Over Tabloid Story

    October 13, 2015 11:02 AM EDT 0 0 0 Calvin Harris understands that there's one drawback to dating Taylor Swift : You instantly become a tabloid target. He might be willing to put up with a few silly headlines, but he's not about to sit scottish djs , taylor swift , 51 st gra ...

  5. 2015 American Music Awards: Taylor Swift Leads Nominations

    October 13, 2015 9:30 AM EDT 0 0 0 ABC will air the AMAs, which Jennifer Lopez hosts for the first time, live from Los Angeles' Microsoft Theater on Nov. 22. Taylor Swift is the most nominated artist at the 2015 American Music Awards. The singer is up for six categories, includi ...

  6. Taylor Swift Knew You Couldn't Avoid Dancing to 'Shake It Off'

    October 12, 2015 10:01 PM EDT 0 0 0 Taylor Swift didn't head into the studio with producers Max Martin and Shellback knowing what "Shake It Off" would sound like, but she did know what she wanted it to feel like.  Speaking with Grammy Pro , the pop star explained the at ...

  7. Rosanne Cash, Mark James & More Inducted to Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame

    October 12, 2015 1:42 PM EDT 0 0 0 Vince Gill , Tim McGraw , Hunter Hayes , Emmylou Harris , B.J. Thomas and Ronnie Dunn were among those honoring the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame's  four newest members during an induction gala last night (Oct. 11) at Nashville’s Music Cit ...

  8. Taylor Swift Went Home, Cried, Ate In-N-Out Burger After Losing Grammy for Album of the Year in 2014

    Taylor Swift Went Home, Cried, Ate In-N-Out Burger After Losing Grammy for Album of the Year in 2014

    October 12, 2015 12:03 PM EDT 0 0 0 No after-parties for Taylor Swift when she lost big time at the 2014 Grammy Awards. Just some tears and a burger. Swift opened up about her newest, highly-successful first pop album 1989 in an intervi 51 st grammy awards , Grammy award , wochit ente ...

  9. See Taylor Swift's New Look on 'Vogue' Australia Cover

    October 12, 2015 10:46 AM EDT 0 0 0 Taylor Swift on the cover of Vogue Australia. Courtesy ofVogue Australia Taylor Swift continues to flaunt her inner fashionista on the cover of Vogue Australia ’s November issue. See Taylor Swift's Sultry New 'GQ' Cover On the cover, ...

  10. Rewinding the Charts: In 1974, Olivia Newton-John Conquered Country

    October 12, 2015 10:05 AM EDT 0 0 0 Decades before Taylor Swift's crossover, the Australian parlayed success as a country singer into pop-culture stardom thanks to 'Grease.' FOR CHILDREN OF THE LATE 1970s who danced around their bedroom to the Grease soundtrack, their a ...

  11. Taylor Swift Shares the Stories Behind 'Out of the Woods' & 'I Know Places'

    October 11, 2015 6:29 PM EDT 10.838 k 352 239 Taylor Swift sat down to discuss the songwriting and production elements of two 1989  tracks, “Out of the Woods” and “I Know Places,” in a new on-camera segment with Grammy Pro . Taylor Swift Says She's Taking Time Off After 1989 Tou ...

  12. Starbucks Lovers and Sexy Dolphins? 10 Misheard Pop Lyrics Explained

    October 11, 2015 11:30 AM EDT 4.341 k 303 99 Ariana Grande is an incredible singer. Lady Gaga  is, too. So is Taylor Swift , and she sure does like Starbucks . But when a vocalist has killer pipes, sometimes they don’t enunciate clearly. And sometimes, words just sound a lot like othe ...

  13. Why Taylor Swift Won't Earn Big Royalties From Ryan Adams' '1989' Homage and More Insider Scoop

    October 09, 2015 6:13 PM EDT Ryan Adams’ Homage Means Mere Pocket Change For Taylor Swift Taylor Swift recently was quoted saying Ryan Adams ’ interpretation of her smash 1989 album is “such an honor” -- but that’s about all it will be. Adams’ homage debuted at No. 7 and ha ...

  14. Watch The Rock Hit the Quan, Melt Hearts

    October 09, 2015 5:08 PM EDT 0 0 0 Taylor Swift may have the most Instagram followers (for the moment) but it's Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson who seems to find ever more inventive ways to perfect the medium. In his latest post, he shows off a little post-workout dance brea ...

  15. Watch Ellen DeGeneres Scare Selena Gomez With a Taylor Swift Impersonator

    October 09, 2015 1:43 PM EDT 0 0 0 Selena Gomez appeared on Ellen today to promote her brand-new album Revival  -- and she might have come away with a little more than she bargained for.  Billboard Cover: Selena Gomez on Her New Chapter -- 'I've Deserved This. I Earned it. ...

  16. Father John Misty Finally Explains Taylor Swift Covers & Her Team's Reaction

    October 09, 2015 12:07 PM EDT 0 0 0 Father John Misty 's covers of Taylor Swift's "Blank Space" and "Welcome To New York," which he released shortly after hearing Ryan Adams ' 1989 cover album, were widely viewed as a prank. After all, the songs were ...

  17. Tomorrow's Hits: The Rua, Marc Scibilia & Banners

    October 09, 2015 10:55 AM EDT 0 0 0 Each Friday, Billboard presents Tomorrow's Hits, a weekly look at new and noteworthy acts making their way toward Billboard chart success. The Rua British sibling pop trio The Rua – Roseanna, Alanna and Jonathan Brown – bubbles under the Adult ...

  18. Louis Messina, Taylor Swift's Longtime Touring Promoter, on George Strait's Vegas Residency and the Occasional Need to 'Smack Somebody Around'

    October 09, 2015 10:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 As the exclusive promoter for Taylor Swift , George Strait , Kenny Chesney and more, Louis Messina has pulled off what might be the greatest second act in live-music history. The son of a New Orleans boxing promoter, Messina cut his teeth in the Big ...

  19. Taylor Swift Admits She 'Cried a Little Bit' After Losing Album of the Year Grammy

    October 09, 2015 9:49 AM EDT Taylor Swift is nothing if not ambitious -- so it makes sense that even though she'd already won the coveted Album of the Year Grammy (for Fearless , in 2010), she was still upset when she didn't win for Red in 2014.  Taylor Swift Say ...

  20. Q3 SoundScan Report: Taylor Swift and Bruno Mars Dominate, Streaming Surges

    October 08, 2015 11:42 AM EDT 0 0 0 With the decline in music sales slowing and streaming coming on strong, 2015 might be remembered as the year when the industry finally began its return to growth. During the first three quarters of 2015*, album sales plus TEA (track-equivalent album ...

  21. Drake Dominates, While R&B/Hip-Hop & Country Shine on Artist 100

    October 07, 2015 3:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 Drake, The Weeknd & Fetty Wap rank at Nos. 1, 2 and 3, respectively, marking a second week of hip-hop artists in the top three. Plus, three country stars surge into the top 10. Drake remains the top musical act in the U.S., holding atop the Bill ...

  22. Listen to Taylor Swift's Playlist of 'Songs That Will Make Your Life More Awesome'

    October 07, 2015 7:33 AM EDT 3.233 k 236 35 Taylor Swift liking your song isn't quite the same as just any person liking your song. Rather than counting on a few Spotify streams or (maybe) a 99 cent iTunes Store purchase, those chosen by Taylor get exposed to her millions of soc ...

  23. Pharrell Williams to Open the MTV EMAs

    October 06, 2015 3:52 PM EDT 0 0 0 Pharrell Williams will be the opening performer at the 2015 MTV European Music Awards ceremony this month in Italy's fashion capital of Milan. 'The Voice': Coaches Finalize Teams on Last Night of Blind Auditions The singer, songwriter ...

  24. Watch Kygo and Ella Henderson Cover Taylor Swift's 'Wildest Dreams'

    October 06, 2015 12:20 PM EDT 0 0 0 Norway’s tropical captain Kygo joined his new partner-in-crime Ella Henderson in the BBC Radio 1 Live Lounge for a breathtaking rendition of Taylor Swift ’s latest single "Wildest Dreams." Kygo Covers Tove Lo's 'Habits (Stay High ...

  25. Julianne Moore, John Stamos & James Corden Act Out Soap Opera With Taylor Swift Lyrics

    October 06, 2015 10:33 AM EDT 0 0 0 Taylor Swift can now add a soap opera writing credit to her long list of achievements. Well, kind of.  On Monday night (Oct. 5), The Late Late Show host James Cordon invited Julianne Moore and John Stamos to join the skit “The Bold and the Lyrical” ...

  26. Taylor Swift's 'Wildest Dreams' Video Hits 100 Million Views on Vevo

    October 05, 2015 3:18 PM EDT 0 0 0 It's official: Taylor Swift 's music video for "Wildest Dreams" has hit 100 million views on Vevo.  Red lips and rosy cheeks...and 100M views. @ taylorswift13 's #WildestDreams is #VevoCertified http://t.co/Nm6McEHP5e pic.tw ...

  27. Gigi Hadid Says Taylor Swift's #SquadGoals Are About Avoiding 'Cattiness'

    October 05, 2015 7:27 AM EDT 0 0 0 Taylor Swift 's far-reaching "squad" has become notorious enough to merit its own SNL sketch (which aired last weekend) and powerful enough to star in an award-winning music video . But what is the point of all group selfies and loud ...

  28. Taylor Swift's 'Squad' Recruits the Entire World in Eerie 'SNL' Skit: Watch

    October 04, 2015 5:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 “In 2015, Taylor Swift created her squad. By the end of her tour, the entire world had joined,” a voice narrates in a trailer for The Squad , a chilling film about a post-apocalyptic future where Swift’s ever-expanding group of celebrity friends tak ...

  29. Taylor Swift and Charli XCX Perform 'Boom Clap' in Toronto: Watch

    October 04, 2015 1:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 Taylor Swift celebrated her second sold-out night in Toronto on Saturday (Oct. 3) by welcoming special guest Charli XCX for an energetic performance of her hit song “Boom Clap.” Taylor Swift Returns to Country Roots With Assist From Keith Urban: Wat ...

  30. Haim Wants to Revive Lilith Fair -- With Taylor Swift, Lorde & Florence + the Machine on the Lineup

    October 03, 2015 5:39 PM EDT 3.1 k 387 59 Lilith Fair made a brief return in the summer of 2010, and Haim hopes to bring it back again – or, at least, a “festival that’s just ladies” inspired by it. Eldest Haim sister Este’s all-female dream lineup would feature acts like pal (and re ...

  31. Taylor Swift Returns to Country Roots With Assist From Keith Urban: Watch

    October 03, 2015 11:30 AM EDT 0 0 0 Taylor Swift returned to her country roots during the first of two sold-out nights at Toronto’s Rogers Centre with the help of a special guest: American Idol judge Keith Urban . Taylor Swift's 5 Most Unexpected 1989 Tour Special Guests “Someone ...

  32. 13 Things to Know About the Billboard Charts This Week: Taylor Swift & Ryan Adams Make History

    October 02, 2015 5:26 PM EDT 0 0 0 It was a great week on the charts if your name was Drake or Taylor Swift , but the chart-toppers still made room for other acts to break records and make moves. Both Taylor Swift & Ryan Adams' '1989' Albums Are in Top 10 of Billbo ...

  33. Ask Billboard: Lady Gaga First Artist With Two 7-Million-Selling Downloads

    October 02, 2015 4:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 As always, submit questions about Billboard charts, as well as general music musings, to askbb@billboard.com . Please include your first and last name, as well as your city, state and country, if outside the U.S. Or, tweet @gthot20 LADY GAGA FIRST A ...

  34. Before '1989,' Did Any Identical Album Titles Share Space in the Top 10?

    October 02, 2015 10:45 AM EDT 39 2.347 k 14 With Ryan Adams and Taylor Swift in the Billboard 200 top 10 together, how rare is it for two like-titled albums to rank in the region simultaneously? With Ryan Adams ' song-for-song remake of Taylor Swift 's 1989 debuting at No. 7 ...

  35. Watch Ryan Adams Perform Taylor Swift's 'Bad Blood', 'Style' & 'Blank Space' on 'The Daily Show'

    October 02, 2015 8:22 AM EDT 0 0 0 Taylor Swift 's immensely successful album  1989 recently got an indie, acoustic rework courtesy of outsider idol  Ryan Adams , which was enthusiastically received by Swift herself. Both Taylor Swift and Ryan Adams' '1989' Albums ...

  36. Taylor Swift Shares Epic Orchestral Cover of 'Bad Blood': Listen

    October 01, 2015 8:42 PM EDT 0 0 0 One Taylor Swift fan has given "Bad Blood" a new life, making the pop hit even bigger than ever before.  Taylor Swift's 5 Most Unexpected 1989 Tour Special Guests Two-time Grammy-winning composer Christopher Tin has released an " ...

  37. Hot 100 Chart Moves: Ellie Goulding, Demi Lovato & Beyonce Highlight Diva Debuts

    October 01, 2015 10:23 AM EDT 0 0 0 Goulding's 'On My Mind' launches at No. 22, leading a parade of new entries. Plus, moves for Shawn Mendes, Mark Ronson, Calvin Harris & Keith Urban. As previously reported, The Weeknd remains at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 (dat ...

  38. Ryan Adams' '1989' & A History of Cover Albums

    September 30, 2015 6:47 PM EDT Diana Ross & the Supremes, Booker T. & the MGs and Cheap Trick among the few who have previously covered this rare ground. Ryan Adams has gone where no artist has gone before, placing his 1989 cover album in the top 10 of the Billboard ...

  39. Taylor Swift Donates $50,000 to Dancer's Nephew With Cancer

    September 30, 2015 5:21 PM EDT 0 0 0 While Taylor Swift is a bit busy selling out stadiums all over the world and breaking records on the charts, she always makes time to give back to loved ones and fans. In her latest generous move, Swift donated $50,000 to a GoFundMe fundraiser for 1 ...

  40. Watch Taylor Swift & Haim Perform 'Hot In Herre' With Nelly Live in St. Louis

    September 30, 2015 7:33 AM EDT 6.455 k 469 69 Taylor Swift played the second of two shows at St. Louis's Scottrade Center last night (Sept. 29) and, well, things got a little heated -- in a good way. Taylor Swift Denies Mansion & Marriage Rumors To celebrate Haim 's last ...

  41. Drake & Future Nos. 1 & 2 on Billboard Artist 100

    September 29, 2015 4:18 PM EDT 0 0 0 Thanks to the lofty launch of their mixtape album, the hip-hop stars roar to the Artist 100's top two spots. Plus, Lana Del Rey reaches the top five. Drake is the top musical act in the U.S., crowning the Billboard Artist 100 chart (dated Oct. ...

  42. Taylor Swift Denies Mansion & Marriage Rumors

    September 29, 2015 3:28 PM EDT 0 0 0 It's only Tuesday, but Taylor Swift is already the victim of two rumors. Taylor Swift and Mick Jagger Perform Rolling Stones' '(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction' This time, the singer took to Twitter to deny claims that she' ...

  43. Ryan Adams' Cover of Taylor Swift's 'Bad Blood' Debuts on Adult Alternative Songs Chart

    September 28, 2015 12:10 PM EDT The rock format shakes off any concerns about playing a song first made a hit by a pop superstar. Adult alternative radio is used to playing songs from 1989. I.e., such hits as Tom Petty's "Free Fallin'," Don Henley's &q ...

  44. Troye Sivan Announces First U.S. Live Dates, Shares Video for 'Fools': Watch

    September 28, 2015 12:57 AM EDT 0 0 0 Rising Australian pop craftsman  Troye Sivan will visit the U.S. next month for his first live dates in the market. The precocious producer has announced eight all-ages shows starting Oct. 15 at Neumos in Seattle, before visiting San Francisco, Los ...

  45. Justin Bieber Retains No. 1 Single in Australia, Lana Del Rey Tops Albums Chart

    September 27, 2015 11:24 PM EDT 0 0 0 Justin Bieber’s  "What Do You Mean" (Def Jam/Island) enters its fourth week atop Australia’s singles chart while Lana Del Rey’s new set opens at the summit of the market’s albums list.  Honeymoon  (Interscope) gives  Del Rey her third succ ...

  46. Watch a 72-Year-Old Grandma Freak Out Watching Taylor Swift and Mick Jagger Duet

    September 27, 2015 2:52 PM EDT 0 0 0 The loudest screaming fan at Taylor Swift ’s Nashville concert on Saturday, Sept. 26, could’ve very well been a senior citizen. Watch Taylor Swift and Mick Jagger Perform Rolling Stones' '(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction' Swift deli ...

  47. Watch Taylor Swift and Mick Jagger Perform Rolling Stones' '(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction'

    September 27, 2015 11:05 AM EDT 11.757 k 476 263 Taylor Swift closed her second sold-out concert at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena Saturday night (Sept. 26) with an extra special guest: iconic rock n’roll singer Mick Jagger . Watch Taylor Swift and Aerosmith's Steven Tyler Sing  ...

  48. Taylor Swift and Kelsea Ballerini Share Sisterly Love at 1989 Concert in Nashville

    September 26, 2015 3:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 Taylor Swift has found an honorary little sister in rising country singer Kelsea Ballerini . Watch Taylor Swift and Aerosmith's Steven Tyler Sing 'I Don't Want to Miss a Thing' in Nashville "I wish she was my sister,” Baller ...

  49. James Taylor Talks Beatles, Taylor Swift, Jimmy Kimmel & More at Grammy Museum

    September 26, 2015 3:30 PM EDT Capping a whirlwind week in Los Angeles appearing on The Ellen DeGeneres Show and Jimmy Kimmel Live! -- plus taping an episode of DirecTV’s Guitar Center Sessions -- James Taylor regaled a packed house Saturday night (Sept. 25) at the Grammy Mus ...

  50. Watch Taylor Swift and Aerosmith's Steven Tyler Sing 'I Don't Want to Miss a Thing' in Nashville

    September 26, 2015 11:57 AM EDT 0 0 0 Taylor Swift turned to legendary rock star Steven Tyler of Aerosmith for assistance during her visit to Nashville on Friday, Sept. 25. Ryan Adams' Version of Taylor Swift's '1989' Heading for Top 10 on Billboard 200 Chart Tyler j ...

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