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Beyonce and Taylor Swift to Perform Televised Thanksgiving Concerts

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For most of us, Thanksgiving entertainment comes in the form of football games and drunk relatives, but if neither of those choices are your thing, a couple of the country's hottest pop stars will be providing less violent alternatives. Vibe is reporting that Beyonce Knowles and Taylor Swift will each be broadcasting concerts on November 25. Beyonce's, part of her recent world tour, will...

Taylor Swift Sold More than 1 Million Copies and Tweeted Her Thanks

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Connecting with a young audience has always played a key role in Taylor Swift's rise to success. Yesterday we told you that her latest album, Speak Now, sold more than one million copies in a week. Swift acknowledged her fans via Twitter: "I... Can't... Believe... This... You guys have absolutely lit up my world. Thank you."

Taylor Swift Sells More Than 1 Million Copies Of Speak Now In First Week

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Taylor Swift Sells More Than 1 Million Copies Of Speak Now In First Week
Taylor Swift fans must be the most loyal fans ever. That or the on-going battle with herself in regards to forgiving Kanye West, Joe Jonas, or John Mayer has sparked people's interest enough to check her new album, Speak Now, out. Now, you already know what our stance is on the country pop singer-songwriter. We understand that there are artists like her who are taking...

Albums of the Week: The Bad, The Good – Good Charlotte Vs. Ciara

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At first glance, the new album releases this week seemed a bit dreary and dry, but attention to detail is rewarding and some of the most interesting musical discoveries were made while picking out the featured artists for album of the week.  It's no shocker Good Charlotte has landed among the bottom ranking, while R&B princess Ciara reigns this week's list. Check out what critics think of...

Taylor Swift's New Album Drops, Everyone Will Celebrate

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Taylor Swift has been working hard for the past couple of years on her third album, and today she will see her hard work pay off. Speak Now dropped today and to officially set it out into the world, Taylor is going to throw a huge show for her biggest fans in New York City.

Taylor Swift Still Names Names On New Album

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We get where Taylor Swift is coming from. She's young, she's got emotions and the only way to help her heal is by writing songs. That diary of her has been bursting with the angst that simply needs to be expressed in an easy going pop country melody  - or two albums worth. Forgive us if we thought the young singer-songwriter lived in a fairytale (it's only been her motif...

Taylor Swift Vs. Bootleggers: Swift Wins

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So it looks like I’ve got to pack up my truck from the corner of Hollywood and Highland with all the screen-printed “Biebtastic!” and “Leave it to Bieber!” t-shirts I’ve been hustling for extra scratch this month—AP reports that Taylor Swift has scored a court victory against “individuals she claimed violated trademark by selling counterfeit merchandise bearing her name and...

Kanye West Talks New Film; Continues To Beat Taylor Swift's Dead Horse

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In between his unintentionally ‘Deep Thoughts’-styled tweets and behaving in such a way that even the President of the United States mutters “jackass” in his direction, Kanye West has taken time out from his busy schedule of endless narcissistic self-promotion to narcissistically self-promote his new film, which is based on his new record, which I’m sure won’t be narcissistic or...

Taylor Swift: New Song Is Another Personal One But Is It Enough Closure For...

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Taylor Swift is one of the richest 20-year-olds in the world for her ability to lay the words in her diary on top of some nice pop country melodies. She was only 14 when she became a part of the Sony Records family as a songwriter and she really did only write about what she knew. It's something all writers do whether they're part of the music industry or not. Her pop career...

MTV VMAs 2010 Video Roundup: Taylor Swift, Kanye West, Florence And The...

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MTV VMAs 2010 Video Roundup: Taylor Swift, Kanye West, Florence And The Machine and More
Another year has gone by and and another batch of unnecessary awards shows have also occurred to capitalize on the teen market who ave no clue the "M" in  MTV used to stand for Music Television. Honing in on reality shows such as the filthy Jersey Shore and getting the best B-list celebrity talk show host to talk smack about A-list celebrities (via Chelsea Handler)...

Kanye West To Taylor Swift: I'm Still Sorry So I Wrote You A Song?

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The photo above depicts one of the most humiliating experiences for both the big-headed rapper, Kanye West, and Country pop princess, Taylor Swift. Even if you chose not to watch the MTV Video Music Awards last year, the news about West's impulsive decision to run up on stage and interrupt Swift during her win crept into every nook and cranny of the internet....

Carrie Underwood Beats Taylor Swift at CMT Music Awards

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Carrie Underwood Wins at CMT Awards
Taylor Swift's Fearless won big at the MTV VMAs and the Grammys but on June 9th, the 20-year-old singer got no love from her country brethren. Instead, Carrie Underwood was crowned the queen of the night at the CMT Music Awards, while Swift went home empty handed.

Taylor Swift Inducted Into Songwriters Hall of Fame At 20

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The Songwriters Hall of Fame is inducting some great songwriters of our generation for the year 2010. David Foster's written every other ballad for most pop stars, Leonard Cohen penned the magical "Hallelujah" and just about everyone knows who Earth, Wind and Fire is (Maurice White will be inducted). However, we're a little surprised to hear that pop-country sweetie (depending...

Ke$ha, Jack White, Taylor Swift And More Help Nashville Flood Victims

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Ke$ha, Jack White, Taylor Swift And More Help Nashville Flood Victims
Citizens of Nashville, Tennessee are still suffering from a massive flood which occurred last weekend. As a major music city, there are also currently many musicians who are currently suffering from the damage the water has done to their instruments and and gear. It's surprising to finally hear the media talking about this natural disaster since the nation has done everything we could for...

Global Music Sales Dropped Another 7% In 2009

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Reuters reports that global music sales are continuing their steady decline, with worldwide sales dropping an additional 7% in 2009 (the numbers dropped 8% in 2008) to a total of $17 billion.  The world’s two largest music markets, the United States and Japan, marked the largest drop in sales, while digital downloads continued to cautiously grow despite wildly rampant illegal...

Did Taylor Swift's Record Label Defense Help Or Hurt Her?

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Did Taylor Swift's Record Label Defense Help Or Hurt Her?
Taylor Swift may have been one of the most successful artists in 2009, but the majority of both music critics and general music fans still can't shake off her unsteady performance from The Grammys. First, there was a debate on whether or not Swift was singing out of key during her set with Stevie Nicks. Secondly, Scott Borchetta, the head of her record label...

Taylor Swift's Label Boss Returns Fire Against Critics

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One of the big storylines coming out of Sunday night's 52nd Grammy Awards was Taylor Swift's underwhelming duet with Stevie Nicks on Swift's "Today Was a Fairytale" and "You Belong with Me" sandwiching the Fleetwood Mac hit, "Rhiannon." The wave of criticism following Swift's mediocre performance quickly morphed into an intense backlash against the singer; her winning Album of...

Watch: Grammys 2010 Performances

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Last night was the big night for the music industry. The 52nd Grammy Awards were held in Los Angeles' Staples Center and everyone from Justin Beiber to Jeff Beck showed up for the special event. Also, like usual, they managed to cram in 16 performances into a three hour show. Although, we have to admit, with the exception of Lady Gaga, Beyonce, The 3-D Michael Jackson tribute, and Mary J....

Poll: Was Taylor Swift Singing Out Of Key At The Grammys?

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Poll: Was Taylor Swift Singing Out Of Key At The Grammys?
Although Beyoncé took the top honors with her record breaking 6 Grammy awards last night for female history, Taylor Swift had a big night by winning Best female country vocal performance, Best Country Album of the year, and Best Album of the year. We commend the now 20-year-old for actually writing all her own songs and succeeding in the industry by doing things her...