Tag Archives: Swift, Taylor

With ‘Witness,’ Katy Perry Is the Second Woman to Hit No. 1 in 2017

Source: New York Times » Music

“Witness” debuted at the top of the Billboard album chart with 180,000 album equivalent units, displacing Halsey, who hit No. 1 last week.

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The Playlist: Taylor Swift and the Jesus and Mary Chain Offer Different Shades of Teases

Source: New York Times » Music

The new tracks that caught our pop critics’ attention this week, from Ms. Swift’s surprise song with ZAYN to a new song from At the Drive-In.

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The Playlist: Taylor Swift and the Jesus and Mary Chain Offer Different Shades of Teases

Source: New York Times » Music

The new tracks that caught our pop critics’ attention this week, from Ms. Swift’s surprise song with ZAYN to a new song from At the Drive-In.

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Nashville Celebrates Its Heroes and Welcomes Beyoncé to C.M.A. Awards

Source: New York Times » Music

The pop star performed her song “Daddy Lessons” with the Dixie Chicks at the 50th annual ceremony.

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Critic’s Notebook: The New Celebrity Diet: Cyberbullying

Source: New York Times » Music

Famous rivals are using the tactics of online harassers in their PR offensives. Retweet counts and Instagram followers are the new Billboard 100.

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Critic’s Notebook: Kim Kardashian West and Kanye West Reignite Feud With Taylor Swift

Source: New York Times » Music

Kim Kardashian West released snippets of a conversation between Kanye West and Ms. Swift in which he appears to get her support for lyrics that refer to her.

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Kanye West’s Latest Provocation: Lying Naked Next to Taylor Swift in ‘Famous’ Video

Source: New York Times » Music

The rapper’s latest meant-to-shock clip features realistic likenesses of the pop singer, along with those of Donald Trump, Rihanna and Caitlyn Jenner.

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Adele Album Resists the Streaming Trend in Music Sales

Source: New York Times » Music

While CD and download sales continued to plunge in 2015, and streaming shot up, Adele’s “25” — an album not available for streaming — was the exception.

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ArtsBeat: Adele’s ‘25’ Is Now the Best-Selling Album Since Adele’s ‘21’

Source: New York Times » Music

The British artist’s third album spends a fourth week at No. 1 on the Billboard album chart, while Coldplay’s LP falls from second place to No. 7.

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Apple Gains Exclusive Streaming Deal With Taylor Swift

Source: New York Times » Music

The new streaming service Apple Music will show a film of Ms. Swift’s concert in Australia, part of her world tour promoting her latest album.

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Grammy Awards: Kendrick Lamar, Taylor Swift and the Weeknd Lead Nominations

Source: New York Times » Music

Mr. Lamar’s rap album “To Pimp a Butterfly” is atop the pack with nine nominations ahead of the Feb. 15 music awards show.

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ArtsBeat: Drake and Future Lead a Billboard Chart Featuring Two Versions of ‘1989’

Source: New York Times » Music

Lana Del Rey’s “Honeymoon” opened at No. 2, and Ryan Adams’s take on Taylor Swift’s “1989” made its debut at No. 7.

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