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A Very Slender Taylor Swift Sizzles At MuchMusic Video Awards

June 17th, 2013 6:00pm EDT
Taylor Swift
Taylor Swift rocked a sexy black and white bandage dress at the 2013 MuchMusic Video Awards in Toronto, Canada, on Sunday. The long legged singer looked very slender in the skintight dress and black heels.

Swift won the coveted "Fave International Artist of the Year" award at the event. Winners are chosen by the fans.

It's been a good week for the singer. Last Wednesday she was honored with the Fragrance Celebrity of the Year Award at the Fragrance Foundation Awards (FiFi Awards).

Earlier this month she joined the Rolling Stones during their "50 & Counting" tour in Chicago. Swift also pe...
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Taylor Swift Dazzles At FiFi Awards, Honored With Celebrity Fragrance Of The Year Accolade

June 13th, 2013 12:00pm EDT
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At last night's Annual Fragrance Foundation Awards (also known as the FiFi Awards), Taylor Swift was honored with the Fragrance Celebrity of the Year Award.

The singer's first perfume, Wonderstruck, was the top-selling fragrance of 2011. Last year, she released Wonderstruck Enchanted, and her third fragrance, Taylor by Taylor Swift, hits stores later this month.

"My first fragrance, Wonderstruck, it was all about a day dream, a fantasy, this romantic ideal that we all have," Taylor said when accepting her award. "I love telling stories, I love starting at the beginning and adding things a...
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CMT Music Awards: Winners, Fashion & A Tribute To Oklahoma Tornado Victims

June 6th, 2013 9:06am EDT
Carrie Underwood
On Wednesday night, Oklahoma natives Carrie Underwood, Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert made their state proud by winning some of the evening's top awards at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tenn.

Jason Aldean and actress Kristen Bell co-hosted the show, which featured performances by Taylor Swift, Hunter Hayes, Lady Antebellum, Darius Rucker and Keith Urban.

Underwood (pictured above) won the coveted "Video Of The Year" prize, beating Brad Paisley, Tim McGraw and Swift. She sang "See You Again" with a church choir and dedicated the song to the victims of last month's tornadoes in Okl...
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Taylor Swift Upsets Rhode Island Neighbors After Security Team Patrols Beach

June 5th, 2013 4:33pm EDT
Taylor Swift
Taylor Swift has become entangled in a dispute with her Rhode Island neighbors over the tactics used by her beachside security team.

The 23 year-old singer purchased an oceanfront mansion in the coastal village of Watch Hill, complete with a section of private beach and a swimming pool.

However, local residents have complained they have been barred from an area of East Beach, close to the border of Swift's property, by the star's security team, who have also been patrolling the public walkways which lead to the sea front.

A few residents have taken to Twitter.com to express their frus...
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Taylor Swift, Sheryl Crow Join The Rolling Stones Onstage In Chicago

June 4th, 2013 7:15pm EDT
Taylor Swift and Mick Jagger
The Rolling Stones have had a whole slew of famous guests joining them on stage during their "50 & Counting" tour, ranging from John Mayer to Gwen Stefani, and the band's two Chicago shows, bookending the weekend, featured guest spots from Sheryl Crow and Taylor Swift.

No stranger to joining the band on stage to belt out a tune, Crow looked comfortable dancing back and forth with singer Mick Jagger Friday night, even popping behind the drum kit to give Charlie Watts a smooch.

Crow joined the band for a performance of "All Down the Line," off their 1972 classic "Exile on Main St."

Country...
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The Morning Roundup: Taylor Swift Hates Justin Bieber, New 'Star Wars' Animated Series On The Way

May 21st, 2013 10:13am EDT
Taylor Swift
Taylor Swift didn't shy away from showing her true feelings for Justin Bieber at the Billboard Music Awards on Sunday night. The country singer was not only visibly put-off when BFF Selena Gomez bumped into on again/off again boyfriend backstage, and Taylor's priceless reaction was caught on video. Taylor also showed her disdain for Bieber in the press room, when one reporter's question quickly changed her mood. It's safe to say one outlet probably won't be getting press credentials to next year's event. (story)

Doors keyboardist Ray Manzarek has broken on through to the other side. The mu...
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Taylor Swift Repulsed By Selena Gomez/Justin Bieber Kiss At Billboard Awards

May 20th, 2013 5:01pm EDT
Justin Bieber, Selena Gomez, Taylor Swift
Taylor Swift isn't a big fan of BFF Selena Gomez's on/off boyfriend Justin Bieber.

The country singer looked visually disturbed during Sunday night's Billboard Music Awards when pal Gomez stopped backstage to give Justin a couple of kisses.

Taylor walked in with Selena and kept going when her friend stopped to chat with her beau, turning her head away and sticking her tongue out. It was all captured on the backstage cameras.

The singer also wasn't too happy with Justin's win of the inaugural "Milestone Award," and she made it known backstage during a press session.

A cheery Swift called...
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Taylor Swift Reigns Over 2013 Billboard Music Awards - Full Winners List

May 20th, 2013 12:07pm EDT
Taylor Swift
Taylor Swift earned eight trophies at the 2013 Billboard Music Awards last night, but she's sharing the spotlight with a trio of stories from the show.

Swift was against fun. and Maroon 5 for most of the night, each earning 11 nominations. However, as Swift began to win one award after the other, it was clear she would almost sweep the competition.

Swift had already won six awards before the telecast - Billboard gives out accolades beforehand to shorten the show. She then went on to take Artist of the Year and Top Female Artist.

Justin Bieber won Top Male Artists, as well as awards for T...
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Billboard Music Awards Fashion: Sultry Selena Gomez, Ke$ha Side Butt & More

May 20th, 2013 8:49am EDT
Selena Gomez
Celebrities have a lot of fun with fashion at music-related award shows, often showing up in unusual or funky ensembles. Sunday night's Billboard Music Awards was no exception.

Selena Gomez rocked the blue carpet in a white gown with neon piping that included a strategically placed slit along the bodice that hinted at her curves.

Ke$ha donned a short little black dress that showed major side butt - a trend that's been building in popularity over the last year or so, peaking with Gwyneth Paltrow's dress at the "Iron Man 3" premiere.

Madonna wore one of the more daring get ups of the eveni...
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Police Apprehend Man Who Swam Two Miles To Taylor Swift's Beachside Home

May 15th, 2013 6:00pm EDT
Taylor Swift
In the wee hours of Wednesday morning a man swam too close to Taylor Swift's beach home in Rhode Island, so police booked him for trespassing.

The singer's security team saw an individual in the water near her luxury home and called police.

The 22-year-old swimmer from Chicago told police he had intended to meet the pop star, 23, but decided to turn around (approximately a two-mile round trip swim) after he spotted security on her property.

According to TMZ.com, police took the man into custody and booked him for trespassing.

Swift purchased the beachfront property in Watch Hill for $17...
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Miley Cyrus Gets Death Threats From Selena Gomez & Taylor Swift Fans

May 13th, 2013 1:38pm EDT
Miley Cyrus
Miley Cyrus has been getting abuse from fans of Selena Gomez and Taylor Swift.

The star, who was recently named the hottest woman in the world by Maxim magazine (somewhat inexplicably), tweeted a message to her fans on Sunday, urging them not to retaliate and hit back at her haters.

"Everyday someone with a Swift or Gomez in there (sic) name wishes terrible things upon me (death is popular)," she says. "Please Smilers don't ever think somehow you are supporting me by being hateful towards other artist (sic).

"My fans make me proud by supporting my music & everything I do," she added. "I'...
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Taylor Swift, Hindu Leaders Approve Of Selena Gomez's New Video

May 9th, 2013 5:07pm EDT
Selena Gomez
Selena Gomez has gotten the nod of approval for her new video "Come & Get It" from pal Taylor Swift, who recorded and sent a video of herself dancing to the song to the Wizards of Waverly Place star.

"She sent me a video and she's, like, dancing, she's like the cutest dancer, because she has this little ponytail and her little bangs, and she's like just the cutest thing in the world," Selena told MTV.com on Tuesday. "She's supported me from my first record to this one, and she's heard all of my stuff, so she's really sweet."

Gomez has also been praised by the Hindu community, who criticiz...
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Taylor Swift Wins Praise From 'New Girl' Cast

May 3rd, 2013 3:41pm EDT
Taylor Swift
Taylor Swift has won rave reviews from New Girl's Jake Johnson after she filmed a cameo appearance on the hit TV show.

The perpetually-dating pop star took time off from her latest quixotic conquest to make a guest appearance on Zooey Deschanel's comedy series, playing a woman named Elaine in the show's season two finale.
 
Johnson, who plays bartender Nick Miller, was impressed by the singer's acting skills and insists she handled last minute changes to her lines with ease.

He tells EW.com, "She came in and is really nice. It's not an easy scene. There were probably 70 extras there, t...
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Taylor Swift Purchases $17 Million Mansion In Rhode Island

April 29th, 2013 11:46am EDT
Taylor Swift
Taylor Swift has reportedly plunked down $17.75 in cash for a luxury, beachfront property in Watch Hill, Rhode Island. The singer even managed to get a discount, paying several million less than the asking price, according to TMZ.com.

The country pop star, 23, and her mother, father and younger brother were recently spotted perusing the 8-bedroom property. The 11,000 square-foot estate includes a swimming pool, gym, five-car heated garage, incredible views of the sea and beach, eight fireplaces and nearly a dozen bathrooms. Who needs that many bathrooms?

The highly successfull singer is n...
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Academy of Country Music Awards Fashion: Carrie Underwood, Jewel, Taylor Swift & More!

April 8th, 2013 8:52am EDT
Academy of Country Music Awards Fashion
Country's brightest and hottest stars attended the 48th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards in Las Vegas, Nevada, on Sunday night.

Several music stars ushered in spring with a variety of colorful gowns, including Carrie Underwood, who opted for a pink and red rose-patterened strapless dress.

Jewel turned heads in a pale pink sequined number, while Taylor Swift opted for a heavily beaded metallic gown.

Sheryl Crow made a departure from the norm in a blue jumpsuit, while Shania Twain, Faith Hill and Miranda Lambert wore black.

See the entire list of winners here, and check out more pho...
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Taylor Swift Was Nearly Impaled By Ed Sheeran's Hobbit Sword

April 2nd, 2013 9:27am EDT
Taylor Swift & Ed Sheeran
A sword given to British singer Ed Sheeran by "The Hobbit" director Peter Jackson slipped and nearly stabbed Taylor Swift last month.

The singers were traveling on a private plane to Nashville, Tennessee, when the sharp object nearly stabbed Swift during take off.
 
Sheeran told MTV.com, "It's like a real sword. I got it shipped over, shipped over to Omaha (Nebraska), so I was bringing it back to Nashville and I think (Swift) and her crew were weirded out by it anyway. They were just like, 'Why does Ed have a sword?'
 
"As the plane started to take off, it was on the table and it (started ...
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Taylor Swift To Guest Star On 'New Girl'

March 29th, 2013 9:05am EDT
Taylor Swift
Taylor Swift is to make a cameo appearance in New Girl's finale, which will see her play a character called Elaine.

The State of Grace hit-maker - who is known to be a big fan of the series - will make a cameo appearance on the May 14 finale of the comedy show, which stars Zooey Deschanel as adorable-but-awkward teacher Jess.

According to Entertainment Weekly, Taylor will portray a character called Elaine, who is an "important guest" at the wedding of Cece (Hannah Simone) and Shivrang (Satya Bhabha).

The 23-year-old star has been name-checked on several occasions in the series and in ...
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Taylor Swift Admits 'Trouble' Is About Harry Styles

March 18th, 2013 11:42am EDT
Harry Styles & Taylor Swift
Taylor Swift makes no apologizes for writing music about her romances. She recently confirmed she wrote "I Knew You Were Trouble" about ex-boyfriend Harry Styles and had no problem performing the single in front of him during the BRIT Awards.

In February, she sang the song in a wedding dress before ripping it off and gyrating in a black and lace outfit at the February show while the One Direction star was in the audience.

She explained: "Well, it's not hard to access that emotion when the person the song is directed at is standing by the side of the stage watching ... You're balancing the...
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Taylor Swift's Fan Mail Discovered In Dumpster

March 13th, 2013 10:30am EDT
Taylor Swift
A 14-year-old girl made an interesting discovery in Nashville, Tennessee, this week. She found a pile of unread fan letters addressed to Taylor Swift - in a dumpster.

We're not sure whey Kylee Francescan was digging through a garbage can, but she retrieved the letters and gave them to a reporter, saying: "There were like hundreds of letters in there to Taylor Swift and I'm like, 'Oh my gosh!' I didn't know if they were stolen [or] discarded, so I threw them in a box."

Swift, who is famous for having a special relationship with her fans, never laid eyes on the mail, which was dumped in a ...
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Taylor Swift Has A Picture Of Kanye West & A 6-Foot Rabbit Topiary In Her House

March 9th, 2013 9:00am EST
Taylor Swift
Taylor Swift keeps some curious items in her Nashville, Tennessee, home, including a photo of Kanye West infamously crashing her 2009 MTV Video Music Awards acceptance speech.

When the country pop star won “Best Female Video” over his pal Beyonce, West stormed the stage, leaving Swift at a loss for words as he expressed his outrage to the stunned crowd.

The rapper made amends with Swift following the incident, and Vanity Fair editors have revealed the singer keeps a picture of the incident at her house.

The cover article also details a handful of other unique items found in the Grammy wi...
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Taylor Swift Says She's 'Only Dated Two Men Since 2010'

March 5th, 2013 3:15pm EST
Taylor Swift
Taylor Swift is adamant gossip about her love life is wildly inaccurate because she has only dated two people since 2010.

The singer famously writes about her relationships in her songs and has been linked to numerous high-profile men over the years, including Jake Gyllenhaal, Taylor Lautner, John Mayer, Conor Kennedy and Joe Jonas, and she was most recently linked to One Direction star Harry Styles.

However, Swift is adamant she is not a serial dater and has only had two proper boyfriends over the last few years.

She tells Vanity Fair magazine, "If you want some big revelation, since...
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Is Taylor Swift Dating British Singer Ed Sheeran?

March 1st, 2013 3:00pm EST
Ed Sheeran & Taylor Swift
That was quick. America's sweetheart Taylor Swift has reportedly moved on from One Direction star Harry Styles and has a new boyfriend - British singer Ed Sheeran.

According to The Sun, the songstress and Sheeran allegedly had a secret romance last March and apparently rekindled their relationship after the Brit Awards last month.

Sheeran is one of Styles' best friends, so we can't help but wonder what her ex thinks about her reported new relationship?

Swift has famously used her failed romances as song inspiration and has no problem with her musician exes following her example.

She rec...
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Kanye West Disses Taylor Swift, Justin Timberlake, Beyonce In Concert Rant

February 28th, 2013 3:03pm EST
Kanye West
Kanye West had a lot on his mind, and he paused a concert in London for ten minutes to make sure everyone knew it.

During his tune Clique, Kanye stopped his show at the Hammersmith Apollo to slam some of his fellow musicians - and the whole thing was caught on tape.

Warning: Adult language

"Remind me again why we in this s---? Since when was making art about getting rich?" He improvised during his rapping. "I got love for Hov [Jay-Z], but I ain't f---in' with that 'Suit & Tie,'" he said, dissing the rapper's recent release with Justin Timberlake.

"Taylor Swift beat Beyoncé at the Gram...
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Adele Beats Out Taylor Swift And One Direction For Global Best Seller

February 26th, 2013 12:35pm EST
Adele
Adele's Grammy-winning record 21 has been named the best-selling album in the global charts for the second consecutive year.

The British superstar sold 8.3 million copies of 21 across the world in 2012, outselling the nearest rival, Taylor Swift's Red, by approximately three million units.

One Direction had the third and fourth best-selling albums with their first two releases, Up All Night and Take Me Home, which sold a combined total of 8.9 million copies, while Lana Del Rey's debut Born To Die racked up 4.4 million sales.

Canadian pop newcomer Carly Rae Jepsen had the year's best-sell...
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Taylor Swift Says Her Ex-Boyfriends Are Welcome To Write Songs About Her Too

February 23rd, 2013 10:28am EST
Taylor Swift
Taylor Swift has famously used her failed romances as song inspiration and has no problem with her musician exes following her example, insisting it's "fair game."
 
The country pop star has dated several well-known stars, including actor Jake Gyllenhaal, rocker John Mayer and One Direction's Harry Styles. She has become known for break-up anthems like "I Knew You Were Trouble" and "We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together" and has openly admitted to drawing from her own relationship troubles for the songs.
 
The tune "Dear John" was reportedly based on her 2009 fling with Mayer, prompting t...
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BRIT Awards Winners & Fashion: Emeli Sande, Jessie J, Taylor Swift & More!

February 21st, 2013 8:37am EST
Taylor Swift
London was popping on Wednesday night as singers turned out for the annual BRIT Awards. Rock group Muse kicked off the show with a pyrotechnic-packed performance of their anthem "Supremacy."

Scottish singer Emeli Sande scooped up two prizes: "British Female Solo Artist" and "British Album" for "Our Version Of Events." The singer told the crowd after accepting her first trophy from presenter Taylor Swift: "Wow this feels amazing. This is incredible." She later called herself "a very unlikely pop star."

Singer-songwriter Ben Howard also won two awards: "British Breakthrough Act" and "Britis...
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Harry Styles Has Nothing But Good Things To Say About Taylor Swift

February 19th, 2013 7:07pm EST
Harry Styles
Don't expect Harry Styles to sink as low as Taylor Swift when it comes to public comments about their failed relationship.

The One Direction singer talked with U.K. radio station Capital FM about his group's upcoming Comic Relief charity single, One Way or Another, which they will perform during the BRIT Awards. Coincidently, Swift will be performing during the awards show, as well.

Of course, the interview strayed off-topic and he was asked how he felt about Swift's apparent diss during the Grammys. Styles, however, refused to respond directly. "She's a great performer. She always perfor...
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Taylor Swift Sued Over Axed Hoedown Festival

February 18th, 2013 8:31am EST
Taylor Swift
Singer Taylor Swift is facing legal action after allegedly keeping a $2.5 million advance for a Canadian concert which never took place.

According to a new lawsuit filed in federal court in New York, the Love Story hit-maker was handed the money upfront after she was booked to headline the Capital Hoedown show in Ottawa last August.

Organizers ended up scrapping the country music festival and Swift is accused of failing to return her payment.

A spokesperson maintains Swift did not make a deal with ticket company bosses and tells TMZ.com the star has not yet seen their complaint.
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Taylor Swift And One Direction Lead 2013 Kids' Choice Awards Nominations

February 13th, 2013 11:23am EST
Taylor Swift
Taylor Swift is preparing to do battle with her rumored ex-boyfriend Harry Styles As she goes head-to-head with his band One Direction at the Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards.

Swift, who reportedly split from Styles last month after a brief romance, is nominated for three trophies at the upcoming ceremony, including Favorite Song for her break-up hit We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together.

Ironically, the song puts her in direct competition with Styles, who is nominated in the same category with One Direction for their track What Makes You Beautiful. The singer and the boy band will fac...
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Taylor Swift's Valentine's Day Plans

February 12th, 2013 3:07pm EST
Taylor Swift
Now that Taylor Swift is single again, she has some pretty simple plans for Valentine's Day.

In a radio interview with Ryan Seacrest, she said, "I'm probably going to be with my friends, or rehearsing. I'll be like, working on the lighting rig, and lighting cues. And I don't think I'd rather be anywhere else, to be honest."

It's suitable she'll be with her pals, since her upcoming single "22" is all about her friends. "I wrote it about my friends. Finally, I've got this amazing group of girlfriends. We tell each other everything, we're together all the time." The single is due out in Spri...
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