“Taylor Swift has triumphed at the MTV Europe Music Awards,” writes The Guardian (U.K.), and was “the night’s big winner” (Telegraph, U.K.), taking home three top honors from last night’s show in Frankfurt, Germany: Best Female Act, Best Live Act, and Best Look. Over 184 million people voted for the awards.
Taylor “ruled over her first-ever appearance at the EMAs,” (Billboard), and “owned the night’s circus theme…..turning her hit ‘We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together’ into a big-top spectacle….dazzling….a phenomenal finale.” (MTV News). Taylor, who first toured in Europe last year, told the crowd when accepting her awards, “Thank you for giving us another reason to come back!”
Taylor’s big night at the EMAs capped a week in Europe that included stops in London and France for promotional appearances in support of her blockbuster new album RED. RED is currently on track to hold for a third consecutive week at the #1 position atop Billboard’s 200 top albums chart, with U.S. sales exceeding 1.5 million albums in the album’s first two weeks. RED scored music’s highest first-week sales number in more than a decade and reached #1 on the iTunes sales charts in 42 countries.
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Taylor notches six months at the No. 1 spot on the Billboard Artist 100 chart! She hit her record-extending (non-consecutive) 26th week largely thanks to the premiere of the "Bad Blood" music video and the Billboard Music Awards.
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Taylor soars to the No. 1 spot on Billboard's Hot 100 chart this week with "Bad Blood" featuring Kendrick Lamar. The song is her third No. 1 off of 1989 (following "Shake It Off" and "Blake Space") and her fourth career No. 1.
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Taylor makes an appearance on the FORBES list of The World's 100 Most Powerful Women for the first time! At 25, she is also the youngest woman on the list, coming in at No. 64.
FORBES had this to say: The bona fide, cross-genre global megastar has not only broken record sales...
NEW YORK May 21, 2015 – Taylor Swift’s epic “Bad Blood” music video is the new Vevo record holder, delivering 20.1 million views in 24 hours. Following its broadcast premiere, “Bad Blood” made its official digital debut exclusively on Vevo. Taylor steals the...