Tag: Taylor Swift

Mariah Carey’s Hot 100 Record is Safe, but Female Pop is Not

Mariah Carey’s record is safe, phew. It was touch-and-go for a few weeks, but “One Sweet Day,” her 1995 duet with Boyz II Men, remains tied with “Despacito” for most weeks on top of the Billboard Hot 100. Luis Fonsi, Daddy Yankee, and Justin Bieber probably would’ve secured that record-breaking 17th week had Taylor Swift

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Taylor Swift Has Fun at Her Exes’ Expense on “…Ready For It?”

I don’t know what Taylor Swift is doing here, but it’s not rapping. Now that we’ve gotten that out of the way, let’s discuss Taylor’s new song from her upcoming album Reputation. “…Ready For It?”, released on the long weekend, is much like “Out of the Woods”; the promo single that does a better job

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Taylor Swift and Katy Perry are Opposite Sides of the Same Cringeworthy Coin

First off, I really appreciate MTV for airing Taylor Swift’s new music video during the first hour of the VMAs. I, like many Game of Thrones fans, had no intention of watching past 9pm, so it was a gesture of goodwill (or desperation for ratings) that they took care of the marquee event straight away.

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Taylor Swift’s New Single Performs Petty…And It Almost Works

Taylor Swift is pissed, y’all. It’s understandable: the past twelve months haven’t been kind. Despite scoring a #2 hit with the Zayn duet “I Don’t Wanna Live Forever” from the Fifty Shades Darker soundtrack, Swift has hopped from one PR mess to another. There was her messy social media breakup with Calvin Harris, and her blink-and-you-missed-it

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Album Review: Taylor Swift Does Pop Her Way on 1989

A couple of days ago, I wrote that Taylor Swift might not understand pop music. After the release of three songs from 1989 ahead of its release, it seemed to me that Taylor was lessening her craft to fit into the pop landscape, which led to shockingly disappointing material that would tarnish her reputation as a prolific

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