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Swift began professional songwriting at age 14 and signed with Big Machine Records in 2005 to become a country singer. Under Big Machine, she released six studio albums, four of them to country radio, starting with her self-titled album in 2006. Her next, Fearless (2008), explored country pop, and its singles "Love Story" and "You Belong with Me" catapulted her to prominence. Speak Now (2010) incorporated rock influences, while Red (2012) experimented with electronic elements and featured Swift's first Billboard Hot 100 number-one song, "We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together". She departed from her country image with 1989 (2014), a synth-pop album supported by the chart-topping songs "Shake It Off", "Blank Space", and "Bad Blood". Media scrutiny inspired the hip-hop-flavored Reputation (2017) and its number-one single "Look What You Made Me Do".

After signing a new contract with Republic Records in 2018, Swift released the pop album Lover (2019) and autobiographical documentary Miss Americana (2020). She embraced indie folk and alternative rock on her 2020 albums Folklore and Evermore, explored chill-out styles on Midnights (2022), and re-recorded four of her first six albums as "Taylor's Versions" following a dispute with Big Machine. The albums and their number-one songs "Cardigan", "Willow", "All Too Well (10 Minute Version)", and "Anti-Hero" broke various records. In 2023, Swift embarked on the Eras Tour, her most expansive concert tour. She has also directed music videos and films such as All Too Well: The Short Film (2021).

Having sold over 200 million records globally, Swift is one of the best-selling musicians, the most-streamed female artist on Spotify, and the only act to have five albums with first-week sales of over one million copies in the US. She has been featured in listicles such as Rolling Stone's 100 Greatest Songwriters of All Time, Billboard's Greatest of All Time Artists, the Time 100, and Forbes Celebrity 100. Among her accolades are 12 Grammy Awards, including three Album of the Year wins; a Primetime Emmy Award; 40 American Music Awards; 29 Billboard Music Awards; 23 MTV Video Music Awards; three IFPI Global Recording Artist of the Year awards; and 101 Guinness World Records. Honored with titles such as Artist of the Decade and Woman of the Decade, Swift is an advocate for artists' rights and women's empowerment.

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Singer-songwriter Anna Krantz is kicking off the new year with a soul-stirring single 'The Gift'.

Diane Warren to Receive Johnny Mercer Award at the 2024 Songwriters Hall of Fame Induction and Awards Gala

Diane Warren will be honored with the prestigious Johnny Mercer Award at the 2024 Songwriters Hall of Fame Induction and Awards Gala in New York City on June 13, 2024. Other notable inductees include Hillary Lindsey, Timbaland, and R.E.M. The award reflects whose body of work upholds the gold standard set by the legendary Johnny Mercer.

Jelly Roll Announces 'Beautifully Broken' Tour Dates

Produced by Live Nation, the arena tour marks the Nashville native's biggest headlining tour to date and includes a stop at UBS Arena in Belmont Park, NY, located 30 minutes from Penn Station or Grand Central via LIRR, on Saturday, September 28. Check out all the tour dates now. Tour openers include Warren Zeiders and Alexandra Kay.

Wake Up With BroadwayWorld February 22, 2024

Rise and shine, BroadwayWorld! It is February 22, 2024 and it's time to catch up on all of the theatrical happenings you may have missed in the last 24 hours.

Hip-Hop And Contemporary Dancer Jake Kodish to Join Broadway Theatre Project For 'Shaping The Artist'

Jake Kodish, dancer, will be adding to the professional training provided at Broadway Theatre Project this summer. Learn more about the training!

Video: Watch Taylor Swift Play Maria in THE SOUND OF MUSIC in Resurfaced Footage

After photos of the Taylor Swift playing Sandy in Grease surfaced earlier this year, new videos of the GRAMMY-winner playing Maria in a youth production of The Sound of Music is gaining traction on TikTok. Swift played the role in a childrens production at Berks Youth Theatre Academy, where she also played Kim McAfee in Bye, Bye Birdie.

Todrick Hall Joins the Cast of WILD ABOUT YOU in Concert

Todrick Hall will be joining Eric McCormack, Rachel Tucker, Jamie Muscato, Oliver Tompsett and Tori Allen-Martin in the new musical in concert Wild About You, which is making its world premiere at Theatre Royal Drury Lane on 25th and 26th March.

London Theatre Week - See over 50 Award-Winning Musicals and Plays with Tickets from £15, £25 or £35

London Theatre Week is the West End’s biggest promotion, giving you the chance to see over 50 amazing award-winning musicals and stunning plays with tickets from £15, £25 or £35

Lizzy McAlpine Confirms Extensive 2024 Headline Tour

Lizzy McAlpine will embark on “The Older Tour” this year, an extensive headline run hitting North America, the U.K. and Europe, with more dates to be announced. The confirmed spring and summer shows include Radio City Music Hall, Los Angeles' Greek Theatre, Red Rocks Amphitheatre, Bonnaroo and Hinterland festivals and more.

Review: THE LEGEND OF GEORGIA MCBRIDE at Music Theatre of Connecticut

The most fun show to see this month is The Legend of Georgia McBridge.

Taylor Swift Announces New Song 'The Bolter'

Taylor Swift is adding new song to her upcoming album. At her Melbourne stop for the 'Eras Tour,' Swift announced that she is releasing an alternate version of her upcoming album, 'The Tortured Poets Department,' with a new bonus track. Find out how to hear 'The Bolter' now.

Taylor Swift Song to Be Featured in Diane Warren Musical OBSESSED

Licensing deals for Diane Warren's songs that will be featured in the score of the new musical Obsessed, including the recent Taylor Swift hit, “Say Don’t Go” are set.

Morgan Wallen to Open 6-Story Nashville Bar

This Bar and Tennessee Kitchen is designed and built from the ground up to deliver a unique experience on 4th Avenue adjacent to the historic Ryman Auditorium just off Broadway in the heart of Music City. The venue will be approximately 30,000 square feet and feature three live music stages, six bars and an open-air rooftop. 

Taylor Zakhar Perez & Phil Dunster Named Ambassadors For The 30th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards

Phil Dunster and Taylor Zakhar Perez have been named Ambassadors for the 30th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards. SAG Awards Ambassadors are actors who exemplify the utmost values of the profession and are positive role models for the next generation of performers. These individuals actively use their platform for good.

Casey McQuillen Unveils Single & Spring Headline 2024 Tour

Brooklyn based international touring sensation - Casey McQuillen, takes listeners on an emotional journey with the release of her latest single, 'Talk In My Head'. The poignant track delves into the intricacies of a fading relationship, offering a raw and honest portrayal of love's complexities.

Lizzy McAlpine to Release New Album 'Older' in April

Recorded and produced in Los Angeles by Lizzy and Mason Stoops (Ryan Beatty, Del Water Gap) with additional production by Ryan Lerman of Scary Pockets, Jeremy Most (Emily King, Norah Jones) and Tony Berg (Taylor Swift, Boygenius), Older finds the 24-year-old rising star stepping into newfound confidence.

Cyndi Lauper's Life Chronicled Through New Comic Book

'Female Force: Cyndi Lauper,' authored by Eric M. Esquivel and illustrated by Lucy Fidelis, offers a captivating 22-page narrative. Available in both digital and print formats, this comic can be accessed across platforms like Amazon. Readers can enjoy the softcover and hardcover editions, featuring a cover designed by Marvel Comics artist Yonami.

Leah Marie Mason Shares New Single 'YOUR BOYFRIEND SUCKS'

“YOUR BOYFRIEND SUCKS” marks a new era for Leah as she breaks away from her country roots and embraces a more pop-leaning sound. On her inaugural pop release, Leah collaborated with songwriter Sara Bares and songwriter/producer Simon Jonasson (Summer Walker, HWASA, Alan Walker) to create a catchy.

Vitamin String Quartet Comes to Alaska PAC This Weekend

Vitamin String Quartet comes to Alaska PAC this weekend. Performances run February 16 - 17, 2024 at Discovery Theatre.

The Green Room 42 to Present BESTIES OF BROADWAY This Month

The Green Room 42 will present Besties of Broadway on Thursday, February 22 at 9:30pm, celebrating Galentine's day with iconic Broadway bestie anthems. Learn more here!

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