As the countdown airs for Triple J’s Hottest 100 in Australia, the radio station has announced that Taylor Swift has been banned from the poll and the blame is being pointed at Buzzfeed. The countdown for Triple J’s Hottest 100 begun at midday, and shortly before the Number 100 song was aired, Triple J tweeted the below: 8 Hilarious But Totally True Reasons You Won’t Hear “Shake It Off” In The #Hottest100 #TkayForHottest100 http://t.co/CIVyF23fRh — triple j (@triplej) January 26, 2015 The link in their tweet does not work due to the website being overloaded, but it is being reported...more
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The moment we have all been waiting for it finally here. A bunch of albums were released last week, one of which was Meghan Trainor’s debut album, Title. As expected, Meghan Trainor’s album dethroned Taylor Swift’s 1989 in the sales battle this week, as it managed to sell approx. 195,906 copies. Taylor Swift’s album is about 100,000 sales behind, as this week, Hits Daily Double reports 92,102 copies of 1989 were sold. No hassle though, based on the number of copies it sold this week, 1989 has officially gone platinum 4x.
Taylor Swift is making headlines in Australia at the moment for what seems like something very trivial. Triple J is an Australian radio station that is most prominent for giving airtime to undiscovered talent and also bands/tags that are not mainstream. Each year on Australia Day (January 26) they air their ‘Hottest 100‘ from the previous year, as voted by the public. The voting form lists all the songs played on Triple J in the relevant year, with an option to manually input any song of your choice that was released in the same year, and Taylor Swifts legion of...more
Taylor Swift, Ed Sheeran, and Sam Smith to set to take the stage at the 2015 BRIT Awards ceremony. They are first batch of BRIT Awards performers announced as of December 15. Taylor is no stranger to the BRIT Awards. Last year, she performed her smash hit “I Knew You Were Trouble.” This year, not only was she named the most powerful person in U.K. media, her new album album, 1989, has since been certified gold in the U.K. Ed Sheeran‘s sophomore album “x”
One of the world’s biggest music festival, Rock In Rio, is coming to Las Vegas this year to celebrating its ground-breaking 30th year anniversary. The event is spread out between two weeks, the first one being the ‘Rock Weekend’ (May 8 – 9), and the second one, ‘Pop Weekend’ (May 15 – 16). The line for the show show, which has been broadcast to over a billion people in it’s history, features some of the big names in today’s music. By that, I mean the likes of Taylor Swift, Sam Smith, Bruno Mars, No Doubt, Linkin’ Park, The Pretty Reckless,...more
Taylor Swift is clearly an angel in disguise. A little over a week ago, she shared a video of her wrapping and delivering Christmas gifts to dedicated fans of hers. Before that,she invited a very dedicated Canadian fan (and his family) of hers to attend the Jingle Ball concert in New York City, which she headlined. And way way before that, she showed up at a fan’s bridal shower, placing the bribe-to-be in a state of complete shock.
Who doesn’t love Taylor Swift? Born in 1989, Taylor Swift is a country tag turned pop star, who was raised in Wyomissing, Pennsylvania, up until she turned 14, at which time she moved to Nashiville, Tennesse to pursue a career in music. In October of 2014, Taylor Swift released her fifth studio album entitled 1989. Before and after the album’s release, the album release rave review from multiple publications. Rolling Stone rated the album a 4/5, calling it “drastic departure” from Taylor’s previous works. Billboard.com named Taylor Swift the Woman of the Year (2014), after rating her “Pop Curveball” album...more