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Some Japanese spectators are grumbling that foreign concertgoers visiting Tokyo don’t share their rather restrained local approach to taking in a show.

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By Motoko Rich and Kiuko Notoya

Reporting from Tokyo

Taylor mania has landed in Tokyo. But the enthusiasm of some of the Swifties arriving with her has clashed with local sensibilities.

Thousands of visitors from across Asia and beyond have flooded into Japan’s capital as Taylor Swift performs at the Tokyo Dome for four nights this week. The problem, as some domestic concertgoers see it, is that these foreign fans don’t share the rather restrained Japanese approach to taking in a show.

In a post on the platform X , a Japanese holder of a V.I.P. ticket wrote that even paying 130,000 yen — about $870 — and being seated in the third row didn’t guarantee a clear view, given that so many foreign fans had stood up and rushed forward.

“It’s too sad,” the post said. “It’s crazy that, if you follow the rules, you won’t be able to watch it.”

While Japanese are praised abroad for their pristine behavior at soccer matches and other sporting events, their exacting standards at home can make them hostile to visitors. Another post on X , accompanied by a short video of audience members hoisting up their cellphones to capture the scene onstage, complained that “there were many foreigners who couldn’t respect manners.”

The grumbling is in some ways a microcosm of Japan’s mixed reception to the international tourists who have helped restore the country’s economy , the world’s third largest, after the pandemic. More than 25 million people visited Japan last year, according to the Japan National Tourism Organization, nearly 80 percent of the number who visited in 2019.

As visitor numbers rebounded last year, Prime Minister Fumio Kishida fretted that “there are concerns that in some areas and at certain times of the day, excessive crowding and poor etiquette may impact the lives of local residents and reduce traveler satisfaction.”

Etiquette was on the mind of Chiharu Nakayoshi, 31, an occupational therapist, when she attended Ms. Swift’s concert on Wednesday. She said her enjoyment of the performance had been undermined by the behavior of non-Japanese concertgoers who left their assigned seats and blocked her view in the V.I.P. section.

“I bought the most expensive ticket, because I thought it would be a rare opportunity to see Taylor at her most glorious,” Ms. Nakayoshi wrote in a direct message on X. “But when the day came, it turned out to be lawless.”

Other Japanese fans pointed out on social media that domestic spectators, too, could behave badly, citing an outdoor summer music festival in Osaka where fans groped the breasts of a singer onstage.

One post characterized “discrimination against foreigners” coming to Tokyo to see Ms. Swift as “really disgusting.”

For many of the international visitors, a large number from China, Southeast Asia or the United States, the concerts were a bonding experience.

Thousands of Chinese Swifties joined WeChat message groups to swap tips on scoring tickets, form car pools to travel outside Tokyo and offer shopping suggestions, said Yuqing Mai, 23, a university administrator in Canada who stopped in Tokyo to see the first concert on Wednesday on her way to see family in China for the Lunar New Year.

Ms. Mai said she knew of at least eight WeChat groups with 500 members each that were dedicated to Swifties traveling to Japan. She said many fans had expressed interest in traveling to other parts of Japan while in the country for the concerts.

“A lot of fans are either arriving in Japan early or staying for a few days longer afterwards,” she wrote in an email.

With such concertgoers booking hotels and side trips to Kyoto or other destinations, Ms. Swift’s four-night Tokyo gigs could prove lucrative for the domestic tourism industry.

Mariel Milner, 32, a communications strategy director at an advertising agency in New York, and Lindsay Milner Katz, 31, a sales director at a New York media company, said they had not initially planned this year to visit their sister, Dianne Milner, 34, who works in Tokyo as a lawyer for Hewlett-Packard.

But when Dianne managed to secure lottery slots to buy three V.I.P. tickets to one of the Tokyo dates for about $350 apiece — with the favorable exchange rate, much cheaper than such seats might have cost in the United States — the sisters decided to book flights to Japan.

“We said, ‘What’s a flight? And we can stay with our sister,’” Mariel Milner said on a call from a hotel room in Kyoto, where the women had traveled with their husbands for a 24-hour visit before returning to Tokyo for the final concert on Saturday. “So we rationalized it, because it’s once in a lifetime.”

Similarly, Monika Gami, who moved last summer to Tokyo from New Jersey with her family, had two of her husband’s cousins in town to see Ms. Swift. But “I am not sure I would consider it visiting us,” Ms. Gami said. “Their trip here was planned before we even got here.”

The excitement of having Ms. Swift in Tokyo prompted reports of what the star herself was doing with her time in Japan.

Kiyoshi Kawasaki, who owns Turret Coffee in the Tsukiji neighborhood of Tokyo, said that Ms. Swift had visited his shop on Monday, but that he had not been sure of who it was until he saw photos of Ms. Swift in an Instagram post by the Japanese edition of Vogue .

Mr. Kawasaki said he could have sworn that Ms. Swift had stood in line for coffee with Selena Gomez, a fellow pop star; Brittany Mahomes, whose husband, Patrick Mahomes, is a Kansas City Chiefs quarterback and teammate of Ms. Swift’s boyfriend, Travis Kelce; and one more woman.

Representatives for Ms. Gomez said that she was not in Tokyo. And a spokesman for the Chiefs, who will face the San Francisco 49ers in the Super Bowl this weekend, did not reply to an email asking whether Ms. Mahomes was in Japan.

On Friday night, one Swiftie, Jazmine Sydney Tanay, 23, a loyal fan for 16 years who had flown in that morning from the Philippines, had her wish come true in more ways than one.

Before the concert, as she munched on a rice ball from a food stand inside the dome, she said she was hoping that Ms. Swift would tell the audience directly about her next album.

As the show opened, Ms. Swift did just that. Working the crowd, she said that the fans in Tokyo were the most stylish. Gazing out at the dome, she told them that she had said to herself the word “kawaii,” Japanese for cute.

As Ms. Swift launched into “Cruel Summer” from her 2019 album, “Lover,” the audience leaped to their feet, causing the stands to tremble. No word yet on whether the activity registered on any seismometers.

Muktita Suhartono contributed reporting.

Motoko Rich is a reporter in Tokyo, leading coverage of Japan for The Times. More about Motoko Rich

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Taylor Swift reached LAX in her journey from Tokyo to the Super Bowl, online sleuths say

A VistaJet private jet, dubbed "The Football Era," with the tail number 9H-VTD, thought by online sleuths to have Taylor Swift aboard, arrives at Los Angeles International Airport from Tokyo's Haneda Airport, Saturday, Feb. 10, 2024, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Eric Thayer)

A VistaJet private jet, dubbed “The Football Era,” with the tail number 9H-VTD, thought by online sleuths to have Taylor Swift aboard, arrives at Los Angeles International Airport from Tokyo’s Haneda Airport, Saturday, Feb. 10, 2024, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Eric Thayer)

FILE - Taylor Swift performs as part of the “Eras Tour” at the Tokyo Dome, on Feb. 7, 2024, in Tokyo. Swift’s last song will still be ringing in the ears of thousands of fans at the Tokyo Dome on Saturday night, Feb. 10 when the singer is expected to rush to a private jet at Haneda airport that will take her on a time-zone-spanning journey to see her boyfriend, NFL star Travis Kelce, play in the Super Bowl in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Toru Hanai, File)

Women pose for a selfie before Taylor Swift’s concert at Tokyo Dome in Tokyo, Saturday, Feb. 10, 2024. (AP Photo/Hiro Komae)

A woman poses for a photo before Taylor Swift’s concert at Tokyo Dome in Tokyo, Saturday, Feb. 10, 2024. (AP Photo/Hiro Komae)

People wait in line near a poster to take their pictures with, as others, right, react to their selfie before Taylor Swift’s concert at Tokyo Dome in Tokyo, Saturday, Feb. 10, 2024. (AP Photo/Hiro Komae)

People gather around Tokyo Dome before Taylor Swift’s concert in Tokyo, Saturday, Feb. 10, 2024. (AP Photo/Hiro Komae)

People wait in line to receive their reserved tickets before Taylor Swift’s concert at Tokyo Dome in Tokyo, Saturday, Feb. 10, 2024. (AP Photo/Hiro Komae)

A woman poses for a photo with a stuffed animal of a leopard before Taylor Swift’s concert at Tokyo Dome in Tokyo, Saturday, Feb. 10, 2024. The Swift’s fan said a leopard is a character that appears in Swift’s song. (AP Photo/Hiro Komae)

Women pose for a photo before Taylor Swift’s concert at Tokyo Dome in Tokyo, Saturday, Feb. 10, 2024. (AP Photo/Hiro Komae)

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Will she make it in time? Intrepid flight trackers online seem to think so.

On social media , fans of Taylor Swift and aviation journalists believe they’ve identified Swift’s private jet, labeled “The Football Era.” It arrived from Tokyo’s Haneda Airport to Los Angeles’ LAX airport just after 3:30 p.m. local time.

Odds were always high that a Super Bowl in Las Vegas would be wild. The Chiefs and 49ers — and Taylor Swift, of course — are a good bet to deliver. AP NFL writer Rob Maaddi has more.

Her transportation plans onward to Las Vegas, where her boyfriend, NFL star tight end Travis Kelce, will play in Sunday’s Super Bowl, have yet to be revealed.

Representatives for Swift and VistaJet, the world’s only global private aviation company, did not immediately respond to AP’s request for comment.

This photo provided by the Reading Fightin Phils shows Taylor Swift singing the national anthem before a Reading Fightin Phils minor league baseball game at First Energy Stadium in Reading, Pa., April 5, 2007. Taylor Swift got her singing career started by performing the national anthem at sporting events as a young child and teenager. (Reading Fightin Phils via AP)

Swift’s last song was still ringing in the ears of thousands of fans at the Tokyo Dome on Saturday night when the singer rushed to a private jet at Haneda airport, presumably embarking on an intensely scrutinized journey to see Kelce.

“We’re all gonna go on a great adventure,” Swift told the crowd earlier. She was speaking of the music, but it might also describe her race against time, which was to cross nine time zones and the international date line.

With a final bow at the end of her sold-out show, clad in a blue sequined outfit, the crowd screaming, strobe lights pulsing, confetti falling, Swift disappeared beneath the stage and her journey to the other side of the world began.

For weeks, scrutiny over Taylor Swift’s travel in private jets has been bubbling up on social media. But should the singer be the only one taking the heat? AP’s Natalia Gutiérrez has more.

Her expected trip to see Kelce’s Kansas City Chiefs play the San Francisco 49ers in Las Vegas has fired imaginations, and speculation, for weeks.

“I hope she can return in time. It’s so romantic,” said office worker Hitomi Takahashi, 29, who bought matching Taylor Swift sweatshirts with her friend and was taking photos just outside the Tokyo Dome.

About an hour after the end of the concert, AP journalists were near Haneda’s private jet area when minivans drove up and someone went inside the gate area, as four to five people carrying large black umbrellas obstructed the view of the person.

There was plenty of evidence at the concert of the unique cultural phenomenon that is the Swift-Kelce relationship, a nexus of professional football and the huge star power of Swift. In addition to people wearing sequined dresses celebrating Swift, there were Kelce jerseys and hats and other Chiefs gear.

Some spent thousands of dollars to attend the pop superstar’s concerts this week.

“Romeo, take me somewhere we can be alone,” Swift sang.

People wait in line near a poster to take their pictures with, as others, right, react to their selfie before Taylor Swift's concert at Tokyo Dome in Tokyo, Saturday, Feb. 10, 2024. (AP Photo/Hiro Komae)

She won’t find that Sunday in Las Vegas when a sold-out crowd, not to mention millions around the world, will be watching her.

To call the worldwide scrutiny of Swift’s travels intense is an understatement.

Fans have tracked her jet. The planet-warming carbon emissions of her globe-trotting travels have been criticized. Officials have weighed in on her ability to park her jet at Las Vegas airports.

Even Japanese diplomats have gotten into the act. The Japanese Embassy in Washington posted on social media that she could make the Super Bowl in time, including in their statement three Swift song titles — “Speak Now”, “Fearless” and “Red.”

“If she departs Tokyo in the evening after her concert, she should comfortably arrive in Las Vegas before the Super Bowl begins,” it said.

Takahashi, the fan at the Tokyo Dome, was aware of the criticism Swift has faced about her private jets but said the singer was being singled out unfairly.

“Many other people are flying on business, and she is here for her work. She faces a bashing because she is famous and stands out,” Takahashi said.

Women pose for a selfie before Taylor Swift's concert at Tokyo Dome in Tokyo, Saturday, Feb. 10, 2024. (AP Photo/Hiro Komae)

Swift has been crisscrossing the globe this week.

Before coming to Asia, she attended the Grammys in Los Angeles, winning her 14th Grammy and a record-breaking fourth Album of the Year award for “Midnights.” The show was watched by nearly 17 million people . She also made a surprise announcement that her next album is ready to drop in April.

Then the four concerts in Tokyo, and now the trip back to the States. She has followed Kelce for much of the Chiefs’ season .

Swift is expected to fly to Australia later this week to continue her tour.

“This week is truly the best kind of chaos,” she posted Wednesday on Instagram.

Associated Press writer Mari Yamaguchi contributed to this report.

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Taylor Swift is bringing Reputation Stadium Tour to Asia

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Taylor Swift is bringing Reputation Stadium Tour to Asia

Stadium on the east side, where you at  taylor swift is bringing her massive reputation stadium tour to asia..

Before kicking off the tour in Arizona last night, the “Delicate” singer announced she will be coming to Tokyo on Tuesday-Wednesday, November 20-21, with special guest Charli XCX.

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The venue for the two-night, contagious hooks and snake motifs-packed affair is to be revealed (Saitama Stadium? Tokyo Dome?). It will follow Swift’s five-date visit to Australia and New Zealand.

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The Reputation Stadium Tour in Japan will be presented by FUJIFILM Corporation with its instax series of instant cameras. In Tokyo, as well as at every tour stop, will feature custom instax booths for #Swifties to enjoy and experience interactive activities.

See also: From Speak Now to 1989: Your Infographic Guide to Taylor Swift’s Tours

Stay tuned to  Swift’s website  and promoter Live Nation  for further show information as it becomes available.

The Reputation Stadium Tour is Taylor Swift’s fifth headlining tour, coming in support of her sixth LP,  reputation . Featuring hits “Look What You Made Me Do” and “End Game”, the album has sold 2 million copies worldwide.

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Taylor Swift announces Singapore as only Southeast Asian stop for The Eras Tour in 2024

 Taylor Swift is coming to Asia.

The revered pop singer-songwriter will be bringing her famed  The Eras Tour to the region. The pop icon will be performing at Singapore's National Stadium on 2, 3, and 4 March 2024. 

We’re enchanted to announce @taylorswift13 is returning to Singapore in 2024 with Taylor Swift | The Eras Tour! It's the only stop in Southeast Asia! 👀💜 🗓️ 2,3 & 4 March 2024 📍National Stadium Supported by Sabrina Carpenter #SingaporeTSTheErasTour #TSTheErasTour pic.twitter.com/tmVyH40Iud — AEG Presents Asia (@aegpresentsasia) June 20, 2023

Due to popular demand, Taylor has added an additional three dates to the Singapore leg of the tour, performing a total of six shows at the National Stadium on  2-4 and 7-9 March 2024. 

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Singapore! Due to overwhelming response, we are thrilled to announce 3 additional shows for Taylor Swift | The Eras Tour! Taylor Swift | The Eras Tour 🗓 2, 3 & 4 March 2024 🗓 7, 8 & 9 March 2024 [NEW DATES ADDED] 📍National Stadium ✨Supported by Sabrina Carpenter pic.twitter.com/Qbo88CwXdP — AEG Presents Asia (@aegpresentsasia) June 25, 2023

Accompanied by opening act Sabrina Carpenter, Singapore will be the only stop in Southeast Asia. Thousands of fans from the Philippines, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, and more are expected to fly in for the highly anticipated shows.

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Tickets are priced at  SGD 108 (CAT 6), SGD 168 (CAT 5), SGD 248 (CAT 4), SGD 288 (CAT 3) SGD 328 (CAT 2),  and SGD 348 (CAT 1). General sale starts on 7 July, 12 PM SGT. Fans can register for the general on-sale from 23 June, 12 PM SGT until 28 June, 12 PM SGT. Sign up here .

Taylor Swift is bringing The Eras Tour to Asia and Australia – concerts in Tokyo, Singapore, Melbourne, and Syndey confirmed

Meanwhile, the UOB Cardmembers Presale begins on 5 July, 12 PM SGT and is happening until 7 July, 9 AM SGT. 

The Eras Tour , which initially kicked off in the US last March, sees Swift run through her 17-year spanning musical journey as she performs tracks from her 2006 debut album to her most recent record,  Midnights . Across a four-hour spectacle, the GRAMMY-winning act performs a 44-song long setlist interspersed with hits like 'Enchanted', 'Cruel Summer', 'Love Story', 'Don't Blame Me', 'All Too Well (10 Minute Verson)', 'august',  and  'Blank Space',  as well as a selection of surprise songs played acoustically. 

This will come as Swift's highly anticipated return to the region since 2018 during her  Reputation Tour . 

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Taylor Swift Extends ‘Reputation’ Tour With New Dates

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UPDATE: Taylor Swift has announced that Charli XCX and Camila Cabello will serve as her tour openers during her  Reputation  stadium tour. The singer unveiled the news on Thursday, via a video tweet .

I have a very exciting update to share… @Camila_Cabello and @charli_xcx will be the opening acts on the #reputationStadiumTour !!! pic.twitter.com/LAjmecVOrJ — Taylor Swift (@taylorswift13) March 1, 2018

Taylor Swift  extended her upcoming Reputation tour with seven new stadium dates, adding concerts in Santa Clara, California; Washington, D.C.; Philadelphia; East Rutherford, New Jersey, Foxborough, Massachusetts; Minneapolis and Arlington, Texas, Variety reports. 

General public tickets for the new shows go on sale Wednesday, January 31st at 10 a.m. local time. Fans can purchase advance tickets via Ticketmaster’s Taylor Swift Presale; registration opens Friday, January 5th at 10 a.m. ET and continues through Thursday, January 18th at 10 a.m. ET.

Members of Taylor Swift Tix, the singer’s exclusive Ticketmaster Verified Fan program, will receive priority access ahead of new registrants. The program, which the singer announced in August, attempts to block scalpers and bots from purchasing and reselling tickets.

The tour launches May 8th in Glendale, Arizona and concludes November 9th in Auckland, New Zealand.

Swift returned to Number One on the Billboard 200 with Reputation , her sixth LP, which she issued in November. Rolling Stone ranked the album the year’s third-best pop record and the seventh-best overall .

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Drop Everything! Taylor Swift Just Announced the First Dates For Her Reputation Tour

Updated on 11/14/2017 at 4:55 PM

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We hope you're sitting down right now, because Taylor Swift just unveiled some big news. Less than a week after dropping her sixth album, Reputation , the singer announced the first round of dates for her Reputation stadium tour. The general public sale kicks off on Dec. 13 (aka Swift's birthday), but dedicated Swifties will be able to purchase tickets in advance through the Ticketmaster Verified Fan program . But you better hurry! Registration for the program closes on Nov. 28. If you're not in the Unites States or Canada, don't fret, dates for the United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia, and New Zealand will be announced at a later time.

May 8: Glendale, AZ, University of Phoenix Stadium

May 12: Santa Clara, CA, Levi's Stadium

May 19: Pasadena, CA, Rose Bowl

May 22: Seattle, WA, CenturyLink Field

May 25: Denver, CO, Sports Authority Field At Mile High

June 2: Chicago, IL, Soldier Field

June 30: Louisville, KY, Papa John's Cardinal Stadium

July 7: Columbus, OH, Ohio Stadium

July 10: Washington DC, FedEx Field

July 14: Philadelphia, PA, Lincoln Financial Field

July 17: Cleveland, OH, First Energy Stadium

July 21: East Rutherford, NJ, MetLife Stadium

July 28: Foxborough, MA, Gillette Stadium

Aug. 4: Toronto, ON, Rogers Centre

Aug. 7: Pittsburgh, PA, Heinz Field

Aug. 11: Atlanta, GA, Mercedes-Benz Stadium

Aug. 14: Tampa, FL, Raymond James Stadium

Aug. 18: Miami, FL, Hard Rock Stadium

Aug. 25: Nashville, TN, Nissan Stadium

Aug. 28: Detroit, MI, Ford Field

Sept. 1: Minneapolis, MN, U.S. Bank Stadium

Sept. 8: Kansas City, MO, Arrowhead Stadium

Sept. 15: Indianapolis, IN, Lucas Oil Stadium

Sept. 18: St. Louis, MO, The Dome at America's Center

Sept. 22: New Orleans, LA, Mercedes-Benz Superdome

Sept. 29: Houston, TX, NRG Stadium

Oct. 6: Arlington, TX, AT&T Stadium

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For more about the tour, visit Reputation Stadium Tour .

Taylor Swift: reputation Stadium Tour is the Netflix original special featuring American singer-songwriter Taylor Swift , in support of her sixth studio album, reputation . The special was released to Netflix on December 31st. It was filmed at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas.

This special has created many new fans as a result of being released.

The film left Netflix on December 30th, 2023. [1]

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The Internet Is Losing It Because Taylor Swift Just Announced These Reputation Tour Dates

Taylor Swift has announced the dates and locations for her Reputation stadium tour , which will take place in the U.S. between May 8 and Oct. 6 next year.

The 27-year-old will be performing on 27 dates in more than 20 different cities across the country, kicking off at the University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona, and ending at the AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas.

The tickets can be bought using Ticketmaster , and details about price and VIP packages have not yet been released. Avid Swift fans can register for Taylor Swift Tix presale access before 12 p.m. ET on Nov. 28. The presale will run between Dec. 5 and Dec. 8.

Predictably, the internet went into meltdown mode following the announcement, with many social media users voicing their frustration at not knowing when Swift is coming to their country. Date’s for the pop star’s international tour will be announced at a later date.

Taylor Swift announced tour dates but I'm at work at cannot freak out appropriately pic.twitter.com/l8iHrrxD5v — Ashley Allen (@TheBlondeAshley) November 13, 2017
OMG @taylorswift13 has just announced the first few dates for her stadium world tour. Hurry up announcing UK dates #repuatation pic.twitter.com/YlJYptk0zR — Sol Loredo (@sol_de_mar) November 13, 2017
Taylor Swift just released tour dates and I know I won't be able to go and it makes me want to scream. pic.twitter.com/FShu5EQrbq — Sam (@Samrp01) November 13, 2017

Below is the full list of dates and locations for Swift’s highly anticipated tour.

May 8: University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona May 12: Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, California May 19: Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California May 22: CenturyLink Field in Seattle, Washington May 25: Sports Authority Field at Mile High in Denver, Colorado June 2: Soldier Field in Chicago, Illinois June 30: Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium in Louisville, Kentucky July 7: Ohio Stadium in Columbus, Ohio July 10: FedEx Field in Washington, D.C. July 14: Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania July 17: First Energy Stadium in Cleveland, Ohio July 21: MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey July 28: Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Massachusetts August 4: Rogers Centre in Toronto, Ontario August 7: Heinz Field in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania August 11: Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, Georgia August 14: Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida August 18: Hard Rock Stadium in Miami, Florida August 25: Nissan Stadium in Nashville, Tennessee August 28: Ford Field in Detroit, Michigan September 1: U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota September 8: Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri September 15: Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Indiana September 18: The Dome at America’s Center in St. Louis, Missouri September 22: Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans, Louisiana September 29: NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas October 6: AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas

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Remember, to get exclusive Presale access you must register for Taylor Swift Tix . Registration closes on Tuesday afternoon, November 28 at 12PM ET . 

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The Taylor Swift Tix Presale will begin on  Tuesday, December 5  and will run through  Friday, December 8 .  Look out for an email on Saturday, December 2 assigning you your very own presale date and time.  After registration closes, you’ll hear more about special presale windows that were designed just for Taylor Swift Tix participants!

Exact pricing information isn’t available yet, but we can tell you Taylor Swift Tix participants will have the opportunity to unlock access to the best tickets at the best prices.

More details about VIP packages will be available soon and there will be a 6 (six) ticket limit.  We’ll share everything you need to know as we get closer to the presale. For now, check out the dates below and head over to your Taylor Swift Tix portal to get ready.

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Taylor Swift adds surprise songs to every Eras Tour setlist. See all the songs she's played so far

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One of the most anticipated moments of each night of Taylor Swift's Eras Tour is her acoustic set .

At the far end of her stage, the singer-songwriter plays two different songs, one on the guitar and one on the piano.

Throughout 2023, fans from all over the globe tuned into social media to see which songs Swift would choose . She developed rules around the set. Each song could only be played once on the tour, unless she screwed it up. Oh, and she decided to start it all over again this year.

"I decided that in 2024, when we go back on tour, I'm just gonna open back up all the songs for surprise songs,” Swift said during her final 2023 performance in Sao Paulo, Brazil . “For one year, we've really gotten through a lot of songs, so I'm just gonna make all the songs fair game when we go back on tour."

That day has arrived. Swift performed her first show of 2024 in Tokyo on Wednesday . Throughout the year, she will travel to 23 different cities around the world. Follow along here to see which surprise songs she plays at each tour stop. Below, see what she played — and didn't — in 2023.

2024 Eras Tour surprise songs

  • Tokyo, Feb. 10: “Come In With The Rain” and “You’re On You’re Own, Kid”
  • Tokyo, Feb. 9: "Superman" and "The Outside"
  • Tokyo, Feb. 8: "Eyes Open" and "Electric Touch"
  • Tokyo, Feb. 7: "Dear Reader" and "Holy Ground"

2023 Eras Tour surprise songs

  • Glendale, Arizona, March 17: "Mirrorball" and "Tim McGraw"
  • Glendale, Arizona, March 18: "State of Grace" and "This Is Me Trying"
  • Las Vegas, March 24: "Our Song" and "Snow on the Beach"
  • Las Vegas, March 25: "Cowboy Like Me" (with Marcus Mumford) and "White Horse"
  • Arlington, Texas, March 31: "Sad Beautiful Tragic" and "Ours"
  • Arlington, Texas, April 1: "Death By a Thousand Cuts" and "Clean"
  • Arlington, Texas, April 2: "Jump Then Fall" and "The Lucky One"
  • Tampa, Florida, April 13: "Speak Now" and "Treacherous"
  • Tampa, Florida, April 14: "The Great War" (with Aaron Dessner) and "You're On Your Own Kid"
  • Tampa, Florida, April 15: "Mad Woman" (with Aaron Dessner) and "Mean"
  • Houston, April 21: "Wonderland" and "You're Not Sorry"
  • Houston, April 22: "A Place In This World" and "Today Was A Fairytale"
  • Houston, April 23: "Begin Again" and "Cold as You"
  • Atlanta, April 28: "The Other Side of the Door" and "Coney Island"
  • Atlanta, April 29: "High Infidelity" and "Gorgeous"
  • Atlanta, April 30: "I Bet You Think About Me" and "How You Get The Girl"
  • Nashville, Tennessee, May 5: "Sparks Fly" and "Teardrops On My Guitar"
  • Nashville, Tennessee, May 6: "Out of the Woods" and "Fifteen"
  • Nashville, Tennessee, May 7: "Would've Could've Should've" (with Aaron Dessner) and "Mine"
  • Philadelphia, May 12: "Gold Rush" and "Come Back... Be Here"
  • Philadelphia, May 13: "Forever & Always" and "This Love"
  • Philadelphia, May 14: "Hey Stephen" and "The Best Day"
  • Foxborough, Massachusetts, May 19: "Should've Said No" and "Better Man"
  • Foxborough, Massachusetts, May 20: "Question...?" and "Invisible"
  • Foxborough, Massachusetts, May 21: "I Think He Knows" and "Red"
  • East Rutherford, New Jersey, May 26: "Getaway Car" (with Jack Antonoff) and "Maroon"
  • East Rutherford, New Jersey, May 27: "Holy Ground" and "False God"
  • East Rutherford, New Jersey, May 28: "Welcome To New York" and "Clean"
  • Chicago, June 2: "I Wish You Would" and "The Lakes"
  • Chicago, June 3: "You All Over Me" (with Maren Morris) and "I Don't Wanna Live Forever"
  • Chicago, June 4: "Hits Different" and "The Moment I Knew"
  • Detroit, June 9: "Haunted" and "I Almost Do"
  • Detroit, June 10: "All You Had To Do Was Stay" and "Breathe"
  • Pittsburgh, June 16: "Mr. Perfectly Fine" and "The Last Time"
  • Pittsburgh, June 17: "Seven" (with Aaron Dessner) and "The Story of Us"
  • Minneapolis, June 23: "Paper Rings" and "If This Was A Movie"
  • Minneapolis, June 24: "Dear John" and "Daylight"
  • Cincinnati, June 30: "I'm Only Me When I'm With You" and "Evermore"
  • Cincinnati, July 1: "Ivy" (with Aaron Dessner), "I Miss You, I’m Sorry" (with Gracie Abrams) and "Call It What You Want"
  • Kansas City, Missouri, July 7: "Never Grow Up" and "When Emma Falls in Love"
  • Kansas City, Missouri, July 8: "Last Kiss" and "Dorothea"
  • Denver, July 14: "Picture To Burn" and "Timeless"
  • Denver, July 15: "Starlight" and "Back To December"
  • Seattle, July 22: "This Is Why We Can't Have Nice Things" and "Everything Has Changed"
  • Seattle, July 23: "Message In A Bottle" and "Tied Together With A Smile"
  • Santa Clara, California, July 28: "Right Where You Left Me" (with Aaron Dessner) and "Castles Crumbling"
  • Santa Clara, California, July 29: "Stay Stay Stay" and "All of the Girls You've Loved Before"
  • Los Angeles, Aug. 3: "I Can See You" and "Maroon"
  • Los Angeles, Aug. 4: "Our Song" and "You Are In Love"
  • Los Angeles, Aug. 5: "Death By A Thousand Cuts" and "You're On Your Own, Kid"
  • Los Angeles, Aug. 7: "Dress" and "Exile"
  • Los Angeles, Aug. 8: "I Know Places" and "King of My Heart"
  • Los Angeles, Aug. 9: "New Romantics" and "New Year's Day"
  • Mexico City, Aug. 24: "I Forgot That You Existed" and "Sweet Nothing"
  • Mexico City, Aug. 25: "Tell Me Why" and "Snow on the Beach"
  • Mexico City, Aug. 26: "Cornelia Street" and "You're On Your Own, Kid"
  • Mexico City, Aug. 27: "Afterglow" and "Maroon"
  • Buenos Aires, Nov. 9: "The Very First Night" and "Labyrinth"
  • Buenos Aires, Nov. 11: "Is It Over Now?"/"Out of the Woods" mash-up and "End Game"
  • Buenos Aires, Nov. 12: "Better Than Revenge" and "Slut!"
  • Rio de Janeiro, Nov. 17: "Stay Beautiful" and "Suburban Legends"
  • Rio de Janeiro, Nov. 19: "Dancing With Our Hands Tied" and "Bigger Than the Whole Sky"
  • Rio de Janeiro, Nov. 20: "ME!" and "So It Goes…"
  • São Paulo, Nov. 24: "Now That We Don't Talk" and "Innocent"
  • São Paulo, Nov. 25: "Safe & Sound" and "Untouchable"
  • São Paulo, Nov. 26: "Say Don't Go" and "it's time to go"

Songs Swift did not perform in 2023

  • "Taylor Swift" (debut album): "The Outside," "Mary's Song" and "A Perfectly Good Heart"
  • "Fearless": "The Way I Loved You," "Change," "Come In With the Rain," "Superstar," "We Were Happy," "That's When," "Don't You" and "Bye Bye Baby"
  • "Speak Now": "Superman," "Electric Touch" and "Foolish One"
  • "Red": "Girl At Home," "Ronan," "Babe," "Forever Winter" and "Run"
  • "1989": "Sweeter Than Fiction"
  • "Reputation": "I Did Something Bad"
  • "Lover": "London Boy," "Soon You'll Get Better" and "It's Nice to Have a Friend"
  • "Folklore": "Epiphany," "Peace" and "Hoax"
  • "Evermore": "Happiness," "Long Story Short" and "Closure"
  • "Midnights": "Paris," "Glitch," "Dear Reader" and "You're Losing Me"
  • "The Tortured Poets Department": 16 tracks and "The Manuscript" bonus track

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Taylor Swift Announces More North American Dates For the Reputation Stadium Tour

Tickets go on sale Jan. 31 at 10 AM local time.

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Taylor Swift fans are you “…Ready For It?” 

The superstar just announced more Reputation Tour dates today (Jan. 3) for her summer trek in support of her sixth studio album,  Reputation  (which recently just reclaimed its reign on the Billboard 200). Set to kick off in Glendale, Arizona in May, seven new shows have been added in California, Maryland, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Massachusets, Minnesota and Texas.

New dates for Taylor Swift’s reputation Stadium Tour have just been announced! Tickets go on sale January 31st at 10a local time. Get more information at https://t.co/nl2zos8L1x . pic.twitter.com/XI9yBKTi6Q — Taylor Nation (@taylornation13) January 3, 2018

Swift, who is  on track to chart one of the highest-grossing tours of all time  — despite what reports have said about ticket sales not performing — will allow fans the same opportunity to purchase tickets through a presale that she utilized when the first round of tickets went on sale.

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Swifties can purchase tickets in advance of the public on-sale (Jan. 31) for the added dates via the Taylor Swift Presale powered by Ticketmaster Verified Fan when registration opens at 10am EST this Friday (Jan. 5) and continues until 10am EST on Jan. 18. Fans who register and have been previously verified via Taylor Swift Tix will also receive priority access ahead of any new registrants. 

Check out all the Reputation Tour dates below. 

May 8 – University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona

NEW SHOW: May 11th – Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, California 

May 12 – Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, California

May 18 – Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California

May 19 – Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California

May 22 – CenturyLink Field in Seattle, Washington

May 25 – Sports Authority Field at Mile High in Denver, Colorado

June 1 – Soldier Field in Chicago, Illinois

June 2 – Soldier Field in Chicago, Illinois

June 30 – Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium in Louisville, Kentucky

July 7 – Ohio Stadium in Columbus, Ohio

July 10 – FedEx Field in Washington, D.C.

NEW SHOW: July 11th – FedExField in Washington, D.C.

NEW SHOW: July 13th – Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia, Pennysylvania

July 14 – Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

July 17 – First Energy Stadium in Cleveland, Ohio

July 20 – MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey

July 21 – MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey

NEW SHOW: July 22nd – MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey

NEW SHOW: July 26th – Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Massachusetts 

July 27 – Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Massachusetts

July 28 – Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Massachusetts

August 3 – Rogers Centre in Toronto, Ontario

Aug. 4 – Rogers Centre in Toronto, Ontario

Aug. 7 – Heinz Field in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Aug. 10 – Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, Georgia

Aug. 11 – Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, Georgia

Aug. 14 – Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida

Aug. 18 – Hard Rock Stadium in Miami, Florida

Aug. 25 – Nissan Stadium in Nashville, Tennessee

Aug. 28 – Ford Field in Detroit, Michigan

NEW SHOW: August 31st – U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Sept. 1 – U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Sept. 8 – Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri

Sept. 15 – Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Indiana

Sept. 18 – The Dome at America’s Center in St. Louis, Missouri

Sept. 22 – Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans, Louisiana

Sept. 29 – NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas

NEW SHOW: October 5th – AT&T Stadium in Dallas, Texas

Oct. 6 – AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas

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Waxahatchee shares new single ‘Bored’ and announces 2024 UK and European tour dates

The track is the latest taster of her upcoming album ‘Tigers Blood’

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Waxahatchee has dropped the new single ‘Bored’, as well as revealed details of a UK and European tour. Check out the track and newly-shared dates below.

  • READ MORE: Waxahatchee – ‘Saint Cloud’ review: Katie Crutchfield embraces her Americana idols with stunning results

Arriving today (February 14), the new single marks the second teaser of Katie Crutchfield’s new album, ‘Tigers Blood’ – her sixth LP and follow-up to 2020’s ‘St. Cloud’ . Set to arrive on March 22, it also marks her first release under her new label home, ANTI-.

In the new country-inspired track, it is MJ Lenderman’s guitar and Nick Bockrath’s pedal steel that take the reins, as Crutchfield shares her stunning vocal melodies over the top.

“ Take it easy, honey/ Catch me toeing the line/ Lost in a role I play/ Stuck in a video game/ Armed with a safety pin/ Overly confident, my skin is airy thin/ But my game is rigged to win, ” she sings at the start.

Check out the song below, as well as the Corbett Jones-directed music video, which sees Waxahatchee perform at the Devil’s Backbone Tavern in Texas.

“I feel like my comfort zone when writing songs lies somewhere on the emotional spectrum of sadness and heartache. Writing from a place of happiness scares me. Too earnest. Anger scares me even more,” said Crutchfield of the new track.

“I wrote ‘Bored’ about one of those situations where anger was called for and was the only authentic place from which to write about what I was experiencing. It was a challenge for me and ‘Bored’ is the end result.”

As well as dropping the new song, the Alabama-born, Kansas City-based singer has also shared details of a tour across the UK and Europe.

Set to kick off later this year, the new dates come as an expansion to her previously announced ‘Tigers Blood’ tour, which will start with a North American leg and an opening night in the singer’s Kansas City hometown.

The new run of dates commences with a slot at Paradiso in Amsterdam on July 11, before continuing with slots in Cologne, Hamburg, Schorndorf and Zurich across the month. The last of the European dates will be held at La Maroquinerie in Paris on July 22.

From there, Waxahatchee will wrap up the live dates with seven gigs across England, Scotland and Ireland. The first of which will take place at the Chalk venue in Brighton (July 24), followed by a headline date at the O2 Forum Kentish Town in London the following night (25).

Waxahatchee, 2024. CREDIT: Molly Matalon

Further dates include shows in Manchester, Leeds and Glasgow, and conclude with a slot at the Empire Music Hall in Belfast on July 31 and Dublin’s Vicar Street on August 1.

Tickets go on sale at 10am local time on Friday (February 16). Find a full list of new dates below, and visit here to buy tickets.

Waxahatchee’s UK and European tour dates for 2024 are:

JULY 11 – Amsterdam, Paradiso (Netherlands) 12 – Cologne, Gebaude 9 (Germany) 13 – Hamburg, Mojo Club (Germany) 17 – Schorndorf, Club Manufaktur (Germany) 21 – Zurich, Bogen F (Switzerland) 22 – Paris, La Maroquinerie (France) 24 – Brighton, Chalk 25 – London, O2 Forum Kentish Town 27 – Manchester, New Century 29 – Leeds, Leeds Irish Centre 30 – Glasgow, QMU 31 – Belfast, Empire Music Hall

August 1 – Dublin, Vicar Street

Announcing the new album last month, a press release stated that in this LP Crutchfield “emerges as a powerhouse – an ethnologist of the self – forever dedicated to revisiting her wins and losses” and sees her “arriving at revelations” and not holding them back.

It was also revealed that a majority of the songs were written during what the singer called a “hot hand spell,” while on tour near the end of 2022. She reunited with her ‘St. Cloud’ producer, Brad Cook and collaborated with new colleagues such as MJ Lenderman and Spencer Tweedy.

‘Right Back To It’ was released as the album’s first single.

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Taylor Swift Announces More Dates For 'Reputation' Stadium Tour

The GRAMMY-winner pumps up her North American tour with seven additional dates across the U.S.

With an already massive tour planned in support of her sixth album, Reputation , Taylor Swift has given her fans even more opportunities to catch her live in 2018 by adding seven U.S. dates to her Reputation stadium tour.

The announcement comes the same week Reputation reclaimed the top spot on the Billboard 200, after being temporarily dethroned by Eminem 's Revival . Swift's Reputation tour was already on track to be one of the most talked-about tours of the year.

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The newly announced dates will expand the tour to add an additional show in each of these seven cities: Santa Clara, Calif.; Washington, D.C.; Philadelphia; Rutherford, N. J.; Foxborough, Mass.; Minneapolis, Minn.; and Arlington, Texas.

Advance ticket sales for the added dates will begin for fans registered for the Taylor Swift Presale via Ticketmaster Verified Fan starting on Jan. 5 and continuing through Jan.18. Tickets for the general public will go on-sale Jan. 31.

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Between an emotional first-time performance from Joni Mitchell and a slew of major first-time winners like Karol G and Victoria Monét, the 2024 GRAMMYs were unforgettably special. Revisit all of the ways both legends and rising stars were honored.

After Dua Lipa kicked off the 2024 GRAMMYs with an awe-inspiring medley of her two new songs , country star Luke Combs followed with a performance that spawned one of the most memorable moments of the night — and one that exemplified the magic of the 66th GRAMMY Awards.

Combs was joined by Tracy Chapman , whose return to the stage marked her first public performance in 15 years. The two teamed up for her GRAMMY-winning hit "Fast Car," which earned another GRAMMY nomination this year thanks to Combs' true-to-form cover that was up for Best Country Solo Performance. The audience went wild upon seeing a resplendent, smiling Chapman strum her guitar, and it was evident that Combs felt the same excitement singing along beside her.

Chapman and Combs' duet was a powerful display of what the 2024 GRAMMYs offered: veteran musicians being honored and new stars being born.

Another celebrated musician who made a triumphant return was Joni Mitchell . Though the folk icon had won 10 GRAMMYs to date — including one for Best Folk Album at this year's Premiere Ceremony — she had never performed on the GRAMMYs stage until the 2024 GRAMMYs. Backed by a band that included Brandi Carlile , Allison Russell , Blake Mills, Jacob Collier , and other accomplished musicians, the 80-year-old singer/songwriter delivered a stirring (and tear-inducing) rendition of her classic song "Both Sides Now," singing from an ornate chair that added an element of regality.

Later in the show, Billy Joel , the legendary rock star who began his GRAMMY career in 1979 when "Just the Way You Are" won Record and Song Of The Year, used the evening to publicly debut his first single in 17 years, "Turn the Lights Back On." (He also closed out the show with his 1980 classic, "You May Be Right.") It was the latest event in Joel's long history at the show; past performances range from a 1994 rendition of "River of Dreams" to a 2022 duet of "New York State of Mind" with Tony Bennett . The crooner, who died in 2023, was featured in the telecast's In Memoriam section , where Stevie Wonder dueted with archival footage of Bennett. And Annie Lennox , currently in semi-retirement, paid tribute to Sinéad O'Connor , singing "Nothing Compares 2 You" and calling for peace.

Career-peak stars also furthered their own legends, none more so than Taylor Swift . The pop star made history at the 2024 GRAMMYs, claiming the record for most Album Of The Year wins by a single artist . The historic moment also marked another icon's return, as Celine Dion made an ovation-prompting surprise appearance to present the award. (Earlier in the night, Swift also won Best Pop Vocal Album for Midnights , announcing a new album in her acceptance speech. To date, Swift has 14 GRAMMYs and 52 nominations.)

24-time GRAMMY winner Jay-Z expanded his dominance by taking home the Dr. Dre Global Impact Award , which he accepted alongside daughter Blue Ivy . And just before Miley Cyrus took the stage to perform "Flowers," the smash single helped the pop star earn her first-ever GRAMMY , which also later nabbed Record Of The Year .

Alongside the longtime and current legends, brand-new talents emerged as well. Victoria Monét took home two GRAMMYs before triumphing in the Best New Artist category , delivering a tearful speech in which she looked back on 15 years working her way up through the industry. Last year's Best New Artist winner, Samara Joy , continued to show her promise in the jazz world, as she won Best Jazz Performance for "Tight"; she's now 3 for 3, after also taking home Best Jazz Vocal Album for Linger Awhile last year.

First-time nominee Tyla became a first-time winner — and surprised everyone, including herself — when the South African starlet won the first-ever Best African Music Performance GRAMMY for her hit "Water." boygenius , Karol G and Lainey Wilson were among the many other first-time GRAMMY winners that capped off major years with a golden gramophone (or three, in boygenius' case).

All throughout GRAMMY Week 2024 , rising and emerging artists were even more of a theme in the lead-up to the show. GRAMMY House 2024 hosted performances from future stars, including Teezo Touchdown and Tiana Major9 at the Beats and Blooms Emerging Artist Showcase and Blaqbonez and Romy at the #GRAMMYsNextGen Party .

Gatherings such as A Celebration of Women in the Mix , Academy Proud: Celebrating LGBTQIA+ Voices , and the Growing Wild Independent Music Community Panel showcased traditionally marginalized voices and communities, while Halle Bailey delivered a GRAMMY U Masterclass for aspiring artists. And Clive Davis hosted his Pre-2024 GRAMMYs Gala , where stars new and old mingled ahead of the main event. 

From established, veteran artists to aspiring up-and-comers, the 2024 GRAMMYs were a night of gold and glory that honored the breadth of talent and creativity throughout the music industry, perfectly exemplifying the Recording Academy's goal to "honor music's past while investing in its future." If this year's proceedings were any indication, the future of the music industry is bright indeed. 

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From Taylor Swift's record-shattering Album Of The Year win, to Killer Mike and boygenius category sweeps, these are the emotional GRAMMY winning moments that made up Music's Biggest Night.

Glitz, glamor, and great performances from legendary musicians are only part of what make the GRAMMYs Music’s Biggest Night. It’s also an occasion to honor the music industry’s best and brightest, highlight their greatest achievements from the past year, and watch them soak up the glory. 

Some of the night’s biggest moments came when artists accepted their GRAMMY trophies, from Taylor Swift announcing her next album to teary-eyed moments from SZA and Best New Artist Victoria Monét . Here are a few of our favorite acceptance speeches from the 2024 GRAMMYs. 

Killer Mike Sweeps With Three GRAMMYs In A Row

Atlanta rapper Killer Mike had already given a moving speech upon winning Best Rap Performance for “Scientists & Engineers,” saying “I want to thank everyone who dares to believe that art can change the world.” But his third and final win, Best Rap Album for Michael , sent him into another dimension: “It’s a sweep! Atlanta, it’s a sweep!” 

Tyla Was Shocked To Win Best African Performance

Although her hit song “Water” has dominated the charts, even Tyla was caught off guard by her Best African Music Performance win – the first ever awarded in this category – exclaiming “What the heck?!” The South African star continued "This is crazy, I never thought I’d say I won a GRAMMY at 22 years old."

Boygenius Sweep The Rock Categories

Boygenius already had something to celebrate when Phoebe Bridgers won a GRAMMY for her collab with SZA. They went on to win three categories during the Premiere Ceremony – Best Rock Song, Best Rock Performance, and Best Rock Album – enabling each member of the trio to give a separate speech. “We were all delusional enough as kids to think this might happen someday,” Lucy Dacus said. 

Miley Cyrus Was A Class Act

Accepting the prize for Best Pop Solo Performance for “Flowers,” Miley Cyrus took to the stage to strike a pose with presenter Mariah Carey – “This M.C. is gonna stand by this M.C.” — before launching into a story about a boy who tries desperately to catch a butterfly, before nabbing one when they least expect it. “This song ‘Flowers’ is my butterfly,” she concluded. 

SZA Runs From Backstage To Accept Award

Changing backstage after her GRAMMYs performance , SZA was caught off guard when “Snooze” won Best R&B Song. She embraced friend and presenter Lizzo before giving an emotional, funny speech. “I can’t believe this is happening, and it feels very fake,” she said. “I love you, I’m not an attractive cryer, have a good evening.” 

Taylor Swift Announces New Album

When the pop mega-star took to the stage to accept her lucky 13th overall GRAMMY for Best Pop Vocal Album ( Midnights ), she decided to use the moment to give her fans the ultimate gift, announcing her 11th studio album, The Tortured Poets Department , will release on April 19. “I want to say thank you by telling you a secret that I've been keeping from you for the past two years,” she said. 

Billie Eilish Didn’t Know What To Say

After delivering a lovely performance of her Barbie movie ballad “What Was I Made For?,” Billie Eilish wasn’t exactly at a loss for words when the track won Song of the Year . The words that came out of her mouth were a bit less than rehearsed, however: “Whoa, whoops, yikes, whoa my goodness! Damn, that’s stupid guys!” she said. “I don’t even know what to say, I’m shocked out of my balls.” 

Victoria Monét Delivers Tearful, Eloquent Speech

Through tears of joy, Best New Artist winner Victoria Monét gave a speech worthy of an artist who spent years writing for others before striking out on her own. “This award was a 15-year pursuit,” she said, going on to compare herself to a plant growing in the soil of the music industry. “My roots have been growing underneath ground, unseen, for so long, and I feel like today I’m sprouting, finally above ground.” 

Miley Cyrus Makes An Even Wilder Record of the Year Speech

Cyrus returned to the stage twice after her first GRAMMY win, first to perform her award-winning song , and then once more to accept a second golden gramophone for Record of the Year. “This award is amazing, but I really hope it doesn’t change anything, because my life was beautiful yesterday,” she said. Then she ended the speech by saying “I don’t think I’ve forgotten anyone, but I might’ve forgotten underwear!”

Taylor Swift’s Record-Shattering Album of the Year

Lightning struck twice for Taylor Swift, as the evening ended with her taking home a record-breaking fourth GRAMMY for Album of the Year ( Midnights ), more than any other artist in GRAMMY history. Flanked by producer Jack Antonoff and friend and collaborator Lana Del Rey , she gave a speech that highlighted her passion for music-making, saying  “For me the award is the work. All I wanna do is keep being able to do this. I love it so much, it makes me so happy." As happy as Swift was, her fans probably left even happier. 

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From Killer Mike's trifecta to excitement about Beyoncé, the 66th GRAMMY Awards candid moments between music’s biggest stars.

The 2024 GRAMMYs have come and gone, but viewers haven’t stopped talking about their favorite highlights from the show . But between backstage, the red carpet and on the show floor itself, there were plenty of candid moments between music’s biggest stars that rival the biggest performances. 

The internet has already taken off running with some of the night’s best underseen GRAMMY moments —  from Miley Cyrus ’ red carpet randomness to Flavor Flav linking up with boygenius and Dua Lipa bringing her dad as her date. Here are a few of our favorite GRAMMY moments you might have missed.

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The boys were big at the GRAMMYs, winning three trophies, and fellow winners Taylor Swift and Jack Antonoff had to join in on the fun! The group posed with their golden gramophones backstage. 

…And So Did Flavor Flav?

The Public Enemy rapper posed for photos with boygenius , writing "Getting educated on the genius of Boy Genius." He wasn’t the only one coming to class — Troye Sivan snuck in for the photo op too.

Miley's iPhone Confusion On the Red Carpet

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"iPhones? What the hell?!" Before winning two GRAMMYs later that night , including Record of the Year , Miley’s surprise at cell phone photographers on the red carpet immediately went viral. What can we say, she’s just being Miley! 

Noah Kahan Brought His Mom

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How sweet is Noah Kahan ?The Best New Artist nominee decided to bring his own mother as his GRAMMYs date. If there was a GRAMMY for best son, he’d take it home easily. 

Tyla’s Parents Almost Upstaged Her

Kahan wasn’t the only GRAMMY nominee with parents in tow. After 22-year-old Tyla won Best African Performance , she told journalists backstage "My father already told me that it’s going in his room." Now that’s one proud papa! 

Killer Mike Celebrates A GRAMMY Trifecta

"Atlanta it’s a sweep! Atlanta it’s a sweep!!" Killer Mike couldn’t help but hide his excitement as he collected not one, not two, but three GRAMMYs during the Premiere Ceremony. 

Taylor Swift Fixes Lana Del Rey’s Hair On Red Carpet

Hours before paying tribute to her friend and collaborator in her Album Of The Year acceptance speech , Taylor Swift wanted to make sure Lana Del Rey ’s beautiful black ensemble was just right on the red carpet. Giving Goth Loretta Lynn realness is easier with a bestie by your side!  

Ice Spice Meets Jay-Z And Beyoncé

She’s really In Ha Mood! The pop-rap princess and Best New Artist nominee was totally fangirling upon meeting Queen Bey herself, resplendent in a white wig and cowboy hat. A dream come true! 

Terry Crews And Jon Batiste Chop It Up

A late night pro and a former football star may seem like an odd couple, but Jon Batiste and actor Terry Crews got along pretty well. Batiste, a previous Album Of The Year winner and a nominee this year, also performed during the ceremony . 

Jay-Z Sips Cognac From His Global Impact Award

So much for a gold sippy cup ! With Blue Ivy nearly grown, Jay-Z was able to keep his Dr. Dre Global Impact Award all to himself. He was seen sipping D’Ussé from the special black gramophone in celebration. 

Joni Mitchell Wins Best Folk Album

Before giving an astonishing, first-ever GRAMMYs performance during the GRAMMYs TV ceremony, Joni Mitchell collected a golden gramophone of her own, winning Best Folk Album during the Premiere Ceremony — 50 years after her first win. 

Lil Uzi Vert Hangs With Jay And Bey

As music’s most famous couple attempted to make a stylish exit, Lil Uzi Vert decided to join them! The Philly rapper could be seen sauntering between Hov and daughter Blue Ivy Carter as the Carter-Knowles clan left the arena. 

Celine Dion Makes A Bold Entrance Backstage

Even for a night filled with icons, none were so legendary as Celine Dion . The singer looked resplendent as she arrived backstage ahead of presenting the GRAMMY for Album Of The Year . 

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From Taylor Swift and Tyla's historic wins, to Miley Cyrus' first GRAMMYs and Joni Mitchell's first performance, the 66th GRAMMY Awards put ladies first.

Women shined particularly bright at Music's Biggest Night this year. As Trevor Noah put it in his monologue: "There’s a band that has already won today called boygenius , it’s three women. That’s how good a year it is for women."

Beyond boygenius' first GRAMMY wins, the conversation about female artists' legacy at the 2024 GRAMMYs had been building since the nominations were announced, when it was revealed that seven of the eight nominees for Album Of The Year were women. The majority of the performers for the 66th GRAMMY Awards were also women, including the legendary Joni Mitchell , Billie Eilish , SZA , and Dua Lipa . And several female artists were on the precipice of making history (chief among them, Taylor Swift , who later became the first ever four-time winner of Album Of The Year.

The results of the ceremony were no less centered on the ladies. At the Premiere Ceremony, Julien Baker , Phoebe Bridgers , and Lucy Dacus won three of the six Rock Categories for their work as boygenius . Lainey Wilson nabbed Best Country Album, Joni Mitchell won Best Folk Album, and Victoria Monét won Best R&B Album and Best New Artist. Gaby Moreno , Karol G and Tyla nabbed trophies as well.

As the night went on, that tally continued. In fact, other than Producer Of The Year and Songwriter Of Year, a woman won every category in the General Field, including Billie Eilish 's "What Was I Made For?" winning Song of the Year and Taylor Swift's Midnights pulling off the big fourth Album Of The Year win.

From every corner of the room, Music’s Biggest Night was filled with powerful women taking the spotlight. Here are eight moments where women ruled the 2024 GRAMMYs — with no sign of this reign ending.

Taylor Swift Hits Lucky Number 13 (And 14, Too)

While it’s true that Taylor Swift’s name has been at the center of what feels like 98 percent of music in the past year, and that continued at the 2024 GRAMMYs. Much speculation ahead of the 66th GRAMMY Awards came down to whether she would make history by winning her fourth Album Of The Year award.

Adding to the excitement, the iconic Celine Dion surprised the world and took the stage to announce the winner for the night’s final award, and it happened: "Taylor Swift."

Rather than bask in her own glory, Swift seemed shocked, fumbling to get a high-five and hug connected with close friend and uber-producer Jack Antonoff . And her acceptance speech made it clear that while she appreciated and was honored by the award, she wasn’t about to rest on any laurels, no matter how massive they may be.

"I would love to tell you that this is the best moment of my life, but I feel this happy when I finish a song, or when I crack the code to a bridge I love, or when I'm shot-listing a music video, or when I'm rehearsing with my dancers or my band, or getting ready to go to Tokyo to play a show," she said. "For me the award is the work. All I wanna do is keep being able to do this. I love it so much, it makes me so happy."

True to that word, the evening also featured Swift announcing a new album — after Midnights won Best Pop Vocal Album (her lucky number 13th GRAMMY) earlier in the night, Swift made the surprise announcement that she’d be releasing her 11th studio album, The Tortured Poets Department , on April 19.

There was something inspiring, too, about the way Swift got to the stage — practically yanking Lana Del Rey from her seat at the same table, demanding she join her onstage. "I think so many female artists would not be where they are and would not have the inspiration they have if it weren’t for the work that she’s done," Swift told the assembly. "She’s a legacy artist, a legend in her prime right now."

Always a booster of other women in the industry, of course she had to share the spotlight even with her history-making fourth Album Of The Year award in hand.

Tracy Chapman Returns To The GRAMMY Stage

Sure, it was Luke Combs nominated for Best Country Solo Performance, but he made it crystal clear that he was there because of Tracy Chapman .

"That was my favorite song before I even knew what a favorite song was," he said in a video package prior to his performance, evocatively describing trips in his dad’s pickup truck, Chapman’s self-titled debut on the cassette player. Combs loved the song so much, he explained, that he wanted to put a cover of it on his 2023 album, Gettin' Old .

He went on to laud its universal appeal, the way Chapman’s chorus gets full-throated sing-alongs no matter the listener’s background — a powerful message, considering that Combs’ recording winning the Country Music Awards' Song Of The Year award made Chapman the first Black woman to receive that honor. "To be associated with her in any way is super humbling for me," Combs said.

The show transitioned from that heartfelt praise directly to Chapman’s hand on her guitar neck, picking out that iconic acoustic riff. Thirty-five years after its initial release, there was Chapman again on the GRAMMYs stage, this time dueting with a country star clearly in awe of sharing her space, mouthing along with the lines he wasn’t singing. It was an unforgettable performance, astonishing in its ability to pull us all out of our bodies and into the spirit of music.

The Endless Allure Of SZA

"Nobody got more nominations this year than SZA," Trevor Noah announced during his opening monologue — and that was after the experimental R&B artist born Solana Rowe had already won two GRAMMYs at the Premiere Ceremony earlier in the evening.

SZA had many more special moments left in the night. She performed a section of the GRAMMY-nominated "Snooze" in a black trenchcoat and hat, and the blade-wielding rebuke triggered the transition to another smash hit from 2022’s SOS : "Kill Bill". The cinematic performance featured a squad of leather-clad woman assassins slicing and dicing a series of men in suits, as SZA effortlessly walked the stage to deliver the world’s sweetest anthem centered on homicide. (For the record, the sight of Phoebe Bridgers’ outright glee at the sight of a sword-wielding dancer standing on her table at the song’s outset has to go down as one of the night’s best moments.)

Later, she would take home the GRAMMY for Best R&B Song for "Snooze" — her tally of three awards tying for the second largest of any artist at the 66th GRAMMY Awards. SZA was handed the golden gramophone by Lizzo , the two women clearly sharing a special moment.

"Lizzo and I have been friends since 2013 when we were both on a tiny Red Bull tour, opening up in small rooms for like 100 people. And to be on the stage with her is so amazing, I’m so grateful," SZA said after sprinting onstage, having just changed out of her performance attire. The tearful, brief acceptance speech that followed showed the incredibly honest and passionate person — and performer — that she is.

Boygenius Win Their First GRAMMY Awards

For a trio of badasses like boygenius , one or two GRAMMYs just wouldn’t do. They needed an award apiece: Best Rock Performance, Best Alternative Music Album, and Best Rock Song (all handed to them by queer icon Rufus Wainwright , no less). Julien Baker, Phoebe Bridgers, and Lucy Dacus sprinted down the aisle in their matching white suits at the Premiere Ceremony, giddy, shocked, together.

Befitting the trio’s history — both together and separately — as brilliant writers and lyricists, each had their own memorable line. 

"Music saved my life. Everyone can be in a band, this band is my family," Baker said, beaming after they won the Best Rock Performance award. "We were all delusional enough as kids to think that this might happen to us one day," Dacus said with a laugh. But just two days after the public announcement that the band was going on hiatus to focus on their own solo projects, it was this quick aside from Bridgers during their acceptance for Best Rock Song that brought the warmth: "I owe these boys everything. I love you guys so much." 

Tyla Makes Africa Proud

Trevor Noah may have been the host, but he wasn't the only one bringing South African flavor to the 2024 GRAMMYs.

"What the heck!?" Tyla said earlier in the evening at the Premiere Ceremony, grinning as her Johannesburg accent dripping with gleeful shock. At just 22 years old and a month out from even releasing her debut studio album, the viral pop star was nominated in the stacked inaugural Category of Best African Music Performance , including Asake & Olamide , Burna Boy , Davido and Musa Keys , and Ayra Starr . But it was Tyla’s "Water" — an amapiano-driven pop instant classic — that took home the award.

The song had already made history, as the first South African single to reach the Billboard Hot 100 since jazz legend Hugh Masekela achieved that feat in 1968, not to mention that the song reaching number seven made Tyla the highest-charting African female solo musician in Billboard history. 

"If you don’t know me, my name is Tyla, I’m from South Africa, and last year God decided to change my whole life," she said, the glow of the GRAMMY gold radiating on her face.

Annie Lennox Knows We Are Never Forgotten

The In Memoriam segment inevitably provides some of the most touching moments of any GRAMMY Awards. But every once in a while, a truly special performance will stand out amidst the heartache. Such was the case with Annie Lenox ’s tear-stained performance of "Nothing Compares 2 U" from the late Sinéad O’Connor . The Eurythmics vocalist sat piano-side, a tear-like streak of glitter applied below her left eye, delivering the Irish legend’s best-loved song with every ounce of gravitas the moment demanded — and then some.

"Nothing compares/ Nothing compares to you," she sang with her eyes gazing skyward, before clenching them tight, her lips quivering. And as the song rounded to a finish, Lenox raised a fist, and spoke a simple, direct sentence that the outspoken activist O'Connor surely would have appreciated: "Artists for ceasefire, peace in the world."

Joni Mitchell Proves It's Never Too Late For Firsts

When word got out that Joni Mitchell would be making her first performance at the GRAMMYs, the global anticipation for the ceremony seemed to hit a boiling point. Since recovering from a brain aneurysm in 2015, Mitchell has been stepping into the spotlight more in recent years, but the thought of her onstage at the 66th GRAMMY Awards still felt miraculous.

But then there was Brandi Carlile , extolling Mitchell’s many virtues before introducing one of the greatest singer-songwriters of all time. "Joni just turned 80 my friends, but we all know she’s timeless," Carlile smiled, noting as well that "the matriarch of imagination" had already won a GRAMMY that same evening for Best Folk Album. 

And then the lights came up on Joni, seated in a gold-framed armchair, clutching a cane with a silver cat’s head on its hilt, singing the first lines of the all-time classic "Both Sides Now." Backed by a band of GRAMMY-winning heroes in their own right (Carlile, along with SistaStrings, Blake Mills, Lucius, Allison Russell , and Jacob Collier ), it seems impossible that any eye in the room could have remained dry, let alone focused anywhere except right on Mitchell, with her beating heart and sky-scraping lyricism. Even Carlile, seated at her left, couldn’t stop looking up from her guitar to smile in awe.

"Well something's lost, but something's gained/ In living every day," she sang with a soft hint of a smile, before the well of strings, clarinet, guitars, and piano brought the final chorus in. 

Miley Finally Gets Her Flowers 

With what appeared to be four outfit changes between the red carpet and the stage and a sky-high, Dolly Parton -inspired brown bouffant, pop superstar Miley Cyrus delivered her fair share of memorable moments throughout the evening. Cyrus arrived at the 66th GRAMMY Awards without any GRAMMYs to her name, despite two previous nominations, a slew of hit albums, and 11 Top 10 singles dating back 17 years — which made her two wins even more noteworthy.

The GRAMMY drought ended thanks to smash single “Flowers,"which won Best Pop Solo Performance and Record Of The Year, solidifying Cyrus’ place both in GRAMMY history and as one of the year’s most celebrated pop stars. 

The former teen star took the stage at the 66th GRAMMY Awards as well, delivering “Flowers” to a star-studded — a daunting task for anyone, even a seasoned star. But it should have come as no surprise that Cyrus would be comfortable in that spotlight, as evidenced by her joking question for the entire room (and, it seemed, viewers at home, too): "Why are you acting like you don't know this song?" 

Despite her glowing near-speechlessness at finally earning a GRAMMY, the comfortable quips didn’t stop there. "I don't think I forgot anyone, but I might've forgotten underwear... bye!" she exclaimed before zipping offstage with her brand new GRAMMY hardware.

Celine & Mariah: Presenters Make History, Too

Even when just presenting awards, powerful women were at the forefront at the 66th GRAMMY Awards. The evening’s first presenter was Mariah Carey , onstage just three days after receiving the Impact Award from the Recording Academy’s Black Music Collective. The five-time GRAMMY-winner received the honor for her art’s influence and her inspirational legacy of service — and considering the ovation in the room, that impact was felt by her peers as well as the fans watching along at home.

Carey was presenting for Best Pop Solo Performance, and used her inimitable falsetto to deliver the ecstatic announcement: "And yes, this year all five nominees are women!" The sight of Carey handing Miley Cyrus her first GRAMMY (in honor of disco-tinged bop "Flowers") was, as Miley aptly put it, "too iconic."

While that opening set the stage for women dominating the show, the other bookend to the evening’s awards proved perhaps even more tear-jerking. At the end of 2023, the update came that Celine Dion’s battle with the rare neurological disorder "stiff person syndrome" had left the legendary vocalist without full control of her muscles, sometimes causing trouble walking or even using her vocal cords. As such, the sight of her walking down the golden tunnel and up to the microphone to announce the nominees for Album Of The Year felt like a special honor in and of itself.

"When I say that I’m happy to be here, I really mean it from my heart," she said. "Those who have been blessed enough to be here at the GRAMMY Awards must never take for granted the tremendous love and joy that music brings to our lives and to people all around the world."

Dion offering those lines — that positivity and beauty in the face of unprecedented difficulty — before presenting the award that would make history for Taylor Swift felt so fitting, emblematic of the powerful women who made the evening what it was.

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Taylor Swift fans still desperately hoping to see her in action are being thrown one final lifeline, just days ahead of her Aussie tour.

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Just when Swifties thought all hope was lost, a surprise final release of tickets was announced on just days out from The Eras Tour opening night - but sadly it’s already sparked heartbreak for some who fell at the final hurdle.

Frontier and Ticketek threw one last lifeline to fans and announced a limited number of tickets, including $65.90 restricted view seats, which went on sale Tuesday 13 February.

Tickets for all three Melbourne concerts were up for grabs first Ticketek website at 2pm AEDT, and they sold out within an hour.

Tickets for all four Sydney concerts are still up for grabs though, and will go on sale at 4pm AEDT.

Ticketek has warned fans the sale will continue until allocations are exhausted in a “first in best dressed” battle for one last chance to see the US megastar.

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Following Melbourne’s ticket allocation being exhuasted, fans rushed to social media to share their frustrations.

One tweeted: “This is just getting ridiculous let me in Ticketek!!” with a second saying: “I don’t believe in heaven or hell but if I did I’d know which one I am in now… again.”

However, a small handful of fans were lucky, with one tweeting excitedly: “After months and months of not being able to get a singular ticket after multiple sales not being let in past the lounge, I finally got into the lounge and managed to get a B reserve to #erastour.”

The final drop comes as nothing short of a miracle for thousands of fans who missed out on tickets ahead of The Eras Tour premiere date this Friday 16 February in Melbourne.

Swift will perform her highly-anticipated show in front of the largest audience of her career to date when she hits the iconic MCG stage this week.

The star’s three Melbourne shows will also see Swift break the MCG’s record for the most tickets sold by one artist at the venue.

After Melbourne she will head to Sydney to perform four back-to-back shows at Accor Stadium from the 23-26 February.

Special guest Sabrina Carpenter is set to perform as the opening act across all seven Aussie shows.

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The latest chance to see Swift comes months after a batch of spots opened up across all venues, offering discounted seats in exchange for a partially-obstructed side view of the performance.

Earlier this year, Swift had also added two more shows to the Aussie leg of her popular tour following overwhelming demand for tickets during pre-sales in June.

More than a million fans had flooded the Ticketek website in the hopes of securing one of just 450,000 tickets to the initial three Sydney and two Melbourne stadium shows.

It is estimated Swift’s Eras Tour will rake in an eye-watering $1.5 billion globally, making it the highest grossing tour of all time.

It marks the first time Swift has been to Australia since her Reputation tour in 2018.

In the years since, she’s released four new albums and re-released several of her earlier records.

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Eras will cover a full sweep of her music catalogue, with more than 40 songs over three-and-a-half hours.

Based on the US shows she’s performed so far, the performance will be split into 10, non-chronological “eras” for each of her albums.

It begins with six songs from Lover, moving into three songs from Fearless , five songs from evermore , four songs from Reputation , one song from Speak Now , four songs from Red – including the 10-minute version of All Too Well – seven songs from folklore , five songs from 1989 and wrapping up with seven songs from Midnights .

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