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Taylor Swift changes it up with ‘Folklore’ and earns rave reviews

LOS ANGELES — Taylor Swift on Friday won some of the best reviews of her career with an album produced entirely during the coronavirus crisis that breaks new ground for the Grammy-winning artist.

Taylor Swift, Ariana Grande give thumbs up to social distancing to...

LOS ANGELES — Action star Arnold Schwarzenegger told Americans to “ignore the morons,” Lady Gaga said she was staying at home with her dogs, and Taylor Swift said sacrifices are needed as she urged her 128 million fans to practice social distancing in a bid to contain the coronavirus.

Taylor Swift puts rancor aside, smashes all-time AMA record

TAYLOR SWIFT took the high road as she won six American Music Awards on Sunday to surpass Michael Jackson’s all-time record, avoiding any direct mention of a bitter dispute with her old record company.

Why can’t Taylor Swift perform her own songs? It’s complicated

WHEN Taylor Swift is named the artist of the decade at the American Music Awards later this month, she may not be able to perform the songs that earned her the prize in the first place.

Taylor Swift wins some support from singers in feud with old...

AS Taylor Swift and her former record label traded barbed accusations on Friday about her rights to perform her old songs, she won support from singers like Selena Gomez and Sara Bareilles but silence from many of the big hitters in the music business.

Taylor Swift’s Carlyle plea showcases private equity’s reach

TAYLOR SWIFT’s feud with her record label reveals a little-known fact about the entertainment business: the outsized role private equity plays in funding its biggest stars.

Taylor Swift album hits 1 million in China

AMERICAN singer-songwriter Taylor Swift may be more popular in China than the US, going by the first-week sales of her latest music.

Taylor Swift, Ariana Grande lead VMA nominations but K-Pop fans unhappy

LOS ANGELES — Taylor Swift and Ariana Grande dominated nominations on Tuesday for the MTV Video Music Awards (VMA) with 10 apiece, but some K-Pop fans cried foul when best-selling Korean bands were placed in a separate category.

Taylor Swift is highest-paid celebrity

LOS ANGELES — Singer Taylor Swift was named the world’s highest-paid entertainer on Wednesday but was closely followed by two members of the wider Kardashian clan — reality star turned cosmetics queen Kylie Jenner and rapper Kanye West.

Swift uses music muscle to seek higher payouts for others

LOS ANGELES — Pop music titan Taylor Swift on Monday announced a new record deal with Universal Music Group (UMG) that will give her greater control over her own music and could boost future payouts to artists for music played on streaming service Spotify.

Taylor Swift’s $300-million song is worth every penny

THERE’S little better way for Vivendi SA’s Universal Music Group to burnish its reputation ahead of a prospective stake sale than by signing up Taylor Swift.

Taylor Swift shakes off lawsuit over hit song

LOS ANGELES — A lawsuit accusing singer Taylor Swift of stealing lyrics for her song “Shake It Off” was thrown out on Tuesday by...

Taylor Swift is said to keep new album from streaming for...

REPRESENTATIVES for pop star Taylor Swift told streaming-music partners that her new album won’t be available through their services during its first week of...

Taylor Swift sets YouTube record, but it will be short-lived

LOS ANGELES – Taylor Swift set a record for most YouTube streams in a 24-hour period, generating 43.2 million views of her vengeful new...

Kendrick Lamar dominates politically tinged MTV awards

LOS ANGELES – Rapper Kendrick Lamar dominated the MTV Video Music Awards on Sunday as the glitzy gala took a political turn with impassioned...

Taylor Swift, titan of pop music, announces new album

NEW YORK – Taylor Swift, one of the top-selling pop stars of recent years, on Wednesday announced a new album, Reputation, to be released...

Taylor Swift goes blank on social media, sending her fans into...

LOS ANGELES – Taylor Swift, one of the most popular celebrities on social media, wiped all her accounts on Friday, sending fans into a...

Singer Taylor Swift wins groping lawsuit

DENVER – Pop superstar Taylor Swift was celebrating Monday after winning a sexual assault lawsuit against a former radio DJ she accused of groping...

Taylor Swift shaken and humiliated by groping, mom tells trial

DENVER -- Pop superstar Taylor Swift’s mother recounted before a US jury on Wednesday the moment her “shattered” daughter said she had been groped...