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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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Carrie Underwood Says She's Unaware Of Any Feud With Taylor Swift

February 12th, 2013 9:58am EST
Carrie Underwood
Carrie Underwood says that stories that she and Taylor Swift hate each other are nothing more than rumors.

Last week Us Weekly reported that the two singers "hate" each other and would be taking steps to avoid each other at all costs during this year's Grammys.

An insider told the magazine that the show's producers were instructed to keep the two stars separated and as far apart as possible "since they hate each other."

A source close to Swift, 23, said, "Taylor feels Carrie is always rude to her, so she steers clear of her."

But now Underwood, 29, has spoken out about the story in an i...
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Taylor Swift Says She 'Never Chases Boys'

February 11th, 2013 5:34pm EST
Taylor Swift
Single country star Taylor Swift plays hard to get when it comes to dating because she knows guys like the chase.
 
Over the years, the Love Story hitmaker has enjoyed several high-profile relationships with singers such as John Mayer, Harry Styles and Joe Jonas, and she was recently accused of trying to pick up actor Bradley Cooper at the 2013 Golden Globe Awards.
 
According to reports, her advances were rebuffed, but now Swift has spoken out to deny the rumors, insisting she never uses a forward approach with men.
 
She tells Elle magazine, "I'm sure if I looked up the latest Google A...
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Taylor Swift Disses Harry Styles In Grammy Opening Number

February 11th, 2013 12:07pm EST
Taylor Swift
Taylor Swift to another swipe at another ex - but this time in front of a national TV audience.

Swift was given the honor of opening the 55th Grammy Awards, where she performed hit single We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together with a Alice in Wonderland theme.

The pop star paused the song to mock ex Harry Styles' British accent, saying "I still love you," to which she responds, "I'm sorry, I'm a little busy opening up the Grammys, and we are never getting back together."

The pair only dated for two months, with rumors swirling that Styles dumped Swift because she was more of a homebody ...
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Music's Biggest Stars Rocked The Red Carpet At The 2013 Grammys

February 11th, 2013 11:04am EST
55th Grammy Awards
  The 55th Annual Grammy Awards got off to a hot start on the red carpet, where music's biggest stars gathered before the main event at the Staples Center in Los Angeles.

Most stars adhered to the requests in the memo that CBS sent out on Wednesday, asking stars to tone their fashion choices down. The memo specifically asked that "buttocks and female breasts are adequately covered"; also warning that "see through" fashions, visible thongs and attire exposing any part of "genital regions" was forbidden at this year's award show.

Most stars followed the rules, including Jennifer Lopez, who ...
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It's True! Taylor Swift Partners With Diet Coke (Video)

January 28th, 2013 7:02pm EST
Taylor Swift
Thanks to record-breaking album sales, Taylor Swift is often associated with the colors gold and platinum, but now she’s officially adding some silver to her collection. Diet Coke today announced a long-term partnership with the superstar, making her a centerpiece of the brand’s iconic Stay Extraordinary platform, which celebrates the self-assured and aspirational people who enjoy Diet Coke everyday.

Six-time GRAMMY winner Swift will serve as a program ambassador for several Diet Coke initiatives and will be integrated into all key marketing efforts for the brand – including advertising, r...
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The Ready Set Dedicates Song To Taylor Swift

January 28th, 2013 3:38pm EST
The Ready Set
Singer The Ready Set has written a new track dedicated to Taylor Swift in the wake of her split from Harry Styles.

The Ready Set, real name Jordan Mark Witzigreuter, samples lyrics from Swift's hit We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together in his new single For The Better.

In the upbeat song, Witzigreuter references Swift's struggle to find a boyfriend, but assures the blonde beauty "there's 100 others waiting in line" for her.

He sings, "I bet you see the tabloids around/ throwing your face all over the town. They say you'll probably write him a song/ Five times platinum, I doubt if th...
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Alicia Keys & Taylor Swift Sizzle At The NRJ Music Awards In France

January 28th, 2013 2:00pm EST
Alicia Keys
These girls are on fire! Alicia Keys and Taylor Swift attended the 14th NRJ Music Awards ceremony in Cannes, France, over the weekend, and they looked hot.

Keys wore a black cut-out dress that showed off a lot of skin around her midsection and back. Last week she celebrated her 32nd birthday at the 40 Principales Awards in Madrid, Spain, where she was presented with the honor for best American artist/composer of the last decade.

Swift looked amazing in an off-white sequined mini dress. The singer seems to have left behind her usual conservative wardobe these days for much sexier ensembles...
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Taylor Swift Clears Up Rumors About Her Love Life, Denies Buying Home Next To Ex

January 26th, 2013 12:30pm EST
Taylor Swift
It comes with the territory when you're a celebrity - people make up stories about you, and the media runs with it. Taylor Swift has come forward to address some of the things the press has reported about her life, particularly tidbits about her relationships.

Last summer it was reported she spent $4.5 million on an oceanside estate in Hyannis Port, Massachusetts, so she could be closer to then-boyfriend Conor Kennedy, the 18-year-old son of Robert F. Kennedy, Jr.

The singer cleared up the rumor with Spanish TV show El Hormiguero, explaining: "People say that I'm buying houses all the tim...
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Taylor Swift Is Drop Dead Gorgeous At Spanish Principales Awards

January 25th, 2013 1:00pm EST
taylor Swift
Taylor Swift has been showing off her revenge body over the past month after splitting with her latest beau, One Direction star Harry Styles.

The singer, 23, showed up to the 40th Principales Awards 2013 at the Palacio de los Deportes in Madrid, Spain, on Thursday, revealing her cleavage and long legs in a white Kaufman Franco mini dress. She paired the look with sexy Christian Louboutin heels.

She wore a second outfit consisting of high-waisted shorts and a sequined red sweater.

Swift made waves at the People's Choice Awards earlier this month, looking curvier than usual in a low-cut wh...
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Taylor Swift Reaches Out To Cancer-Stricken Fan

January 22nd, 2013 12:40pm EST
Taylor Swift
Country star Taylor Swift enjoyed a long lunch with a cancer-stricken fan in Michigan on Saturday after hearing about the teenager's tragic plight.

The Love Story hitmaker became aware of 17-year-old Kayla Kincannon's year-long battle with brain cancer and her burning ambition to meet the star after her family and friends launched an online campaign to get the singer's attention.

Swift and her mother spent the afternoon with Kayla and her family before presenting the teen with a gift basket and signed photos.

Kayla's father Brad Kincannon took to the family's official blog to describe "h...
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