Taylor Swift to Release New Music on Friday

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The wait is almost over: Taylor Swift is expected to release new music on Friday, according to multiple sources.

The superstar is set to debut the first single from her upcoming sixth album, although she could surprise everyone and drop the entire album itself.

Swift is also rumored to be debuting the music video for said single at this Sunday’s MTV Video Music Awards, hosted by her former friend Katy Perry.

After wiping clean her Twitter, Instagram, Facebook and Tumblr accounts, in addition to her website, Swift sent fans into a frenzy by posting two cryptic videos of a snake moving its tail Monday on her social media platforms.

Given that the wait for new music since “1989” has been longer than usual, speculation that Swift would be dropping news soon ran rampant.

Further adding fuel to the fire: The day of the purge — Friday, Aug. 18 — was the three-year anniversary of the announcement of her album “1989” and the launch of its first single, “Shake It Off.”

Swift released “1989” in October 2014, which marked an official move into pop music for the singer. The album was a massive success, going six-times platinum per the Recording Industry Association of America, and along with “Shake It Off,” contained six other singles: “Blank Space,” “Bad Blood,” “Style,” “Wildest Dreams,” “Out of the Woods,” and “New Romantics.”

Starting with her 2006 self-titled debut and leading up to “1989,” Swift had released an album every two years. She’s kept a relatively low profile in the past few months especially, posting on social media only sporadically and making few public appearances. She most recently emerged victorious in a Denver trial after a DJ, who was accused of groping her during a meet-and-greet, unsuccessfully sued her for the loss of his job.

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  1. Rithyms says:

    Hey!! If you’re into a little read, I did a review on American dream “LCD Soundsystem” if you’re interested in reading more about the album, and I would love to hear your opinion on it in the comments, cheers https://rithyms.com/lcd-soundsystem-american-dream-album-review/

  2. Weary says:

    Black lipstick doesn’t work for Tay.

  3. WWOW says:

    Looking forward to the new music and album. Will without a doubt be the biggest selling and most popular of 2017 bar none.

  4. There is no new music from Taylor Swift. It’s the same over and over.

  5. Betty says:

    Yet more gimmicks from taylor swift, the never-ending publicity stunt.
    I really wish the media would stop forcing this talentless petty, woman down our throats ..the fact that she can not survive without constant attention is pathetic at this point.

    • Anna says:

      She didn’t ask for most of the attention. It’s called publicity, It’s part of being a public figure. Why are you even here? If you don’t like it… don’t read it.

      • alicia says:

        first of all variety stop playing the pr game and removing my posts..dont think I dont know taylors PR team are contacting you like they try to control every article put out about her. I know people!

        people recognize”soaring is obviously a taylor swift employee..notice her promoting swift.

        tell us soaring how long have you been working for swift..IS THAT YOU TREE PAIN? you are completely lying just because taylor has the media push her lies doesn’t make them true..actually people say she is neurotic, and cold, and a liar, greedy and a spoiled brat who never worked for anything in her life. her deal with sony her dad set up, and he also set up her writing deal which wasn’t a real writing deal, liz rose wrote her first album, and the one she claimed she wrote alone was rumored to have ghost writers, and the melodies came from the producers not swift..maybe you should stop pushing lies and embellishments? and as far as other celebrities promotion her, celebrities never say anything bad about another celebrity or have you not noticed, when they do its a massive deal..aka katy perry. take a trip to Nashville or LA and ask some industry people about taylor swift, and they will tell you the truth, and just like taylors lie about teaching herself the guitar when she had 4 guitar teachers one of which she tried to sue to shut him up..everything about her is a lie.and that’s all there is to it!

      • Soaring says:

        This is in response to Alicia’s comments, which apparently are about someone other than Taylor Swift. It’s hard to address everything she says because everything she says is incorrect. Anyone who’s followed Swift over the years knows she is extremely talented and has the reputation of being a terrific, down to earth person “the same off the stage as on.” (Ed Sheeran quote)
        One subject by Alicia as an example of how strange her comments are: Swift got a songwriting contract with Sony when she was just 14, and has been variously described over the years as a genius ‘born to be a songwriter” a genius, and as Carly Simon has said, the only difference between Taylor and Carly, Joni Mitchell, and Carole King is that Taylor is a master showman (this said after Carly performed with Taylor in NYC) Most people know that Swift is a great songwriter. She has also worked with fine co-writers sometimes. But her first album to sell over one million the first week was Speak Now–written by Swift alone. In this year, which she took off, she wrote three number one hits–in country, pop, and EDM (last as co-writer, she wrote lyric and tunes) and attention seeking made me laugh because she hasn’t been seen by paps in six months, or made comments.
        I’ll just conclude by saying this one example about Swift as songwriter is indicative of all the other incorrect comments by Alicia. Anyone who has followed her over the years knows her for her talent, and for the funny, smart and principled person that she is.

      • No need to name myself :) says:

        Haters gonna hate!!!!

      • alicia says:

        actually taylor does ask for it..every time she calls the paps to let them know where she is to photograph her, every time she pays for an article to be put out or has her publicist call the media..every time she starts trouble with someone or wrongly has someone fired and lies about it, and ever time she takes credit for other peoples music and songs she really doesn’t write, or lies about her background to try and give herself credit..want me to keep going..and betty has a right to her opinion without you attacking her..so why dont you F off and stop bullying commnters?

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