Last week was a big one for Taylor Swift. From swiping her social media accounts clean on Aug. 18 to shattering records across the board with her newest single "Look What You Made Me Do," the evolving pop star's road to Reputation has been a mix of suspense, excitement, and controversy.
With such a jam-packed 10-day period for one superstar -- and the potential for another No. 1 Taylor Swift hit -- Billboard wanted to lay out everything that's happened with Swift in the midst of her latest release. Find a complete timeline below.
August 18: Taylor Swift wipes her social media accounts clean, with all photos and posts on her Twitter, Instagram, and Tumblr deleted. The singer also deletes the avatar picture and header for her Twitter and Facebook pages, which she later replaces with promotional pictures for Reputation.