Taylor Swift

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Grammy awards 2023: who will win – and who should?
Will Adele’s Grammy dominion continue and Harry Styles steal more limelight? Or could Kendrick Lamar or Beyoncé finally take one of the headline prizes?

Shaad D'Souza and Laura Snapes

31, Jan, 2023 @2:00 PM

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The ex factor: Miley Cyrus smashes records with breakup anthem
Shakira and SZA have also found recent chart success with songs celebrating female empowerment

Nadia Khomami Arts and culture correspondent

27, Jan, 2023 @4:42 PM

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Why accusing Harry Styles and Cardi B of queerbaiting is regressive
The term once addressed real fears – but it has become a means of policing identity as it ‘reduces sexuality to a tick box’

Kari Paul

27, Jan, 2023 @6:00 AM

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Scalper bots caused Taylor Swift ticket chaos, Senate panel hears in testimony
President of Live Nation, Ticketmaster’s parent company, tells Senate judiciary committee the bots caused technical glitches

Lauren Aratani

24, Jan, 2023 @7:23 PM

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Taylor Swift’s Midnights generates $230m in sales for Universal
Star ‘smashed numerous records’ and raised close to 3% of the company’s revenues from recorded music in 2022

Edward Helmore

18, Jan, 2023 @5:46 PM

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Brit awards 2023: Wet Leg and Harry Styles lead male-dominated nominations
In the second year of non-gendered categories, the five nominees for artist of the year are entirely male

Laura Snapes

12, Jan, 2023 @4:30 PM

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UK’s top 10 singles of 2022 were all by British artists
A clean sweep led by Harry Styles was an ‘astonishing’ high note for the music industry – but the domination of older songs reflected the impact of streaming

Laura Snapes

04, Jan, 2023 @12:01 AM

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Antitrust target Ticketmaster spends big on lobbying amid woeful 2022
Ticketing debacles involving Taylor Swift and Bad Bunny have led to calls for parent company Live Nation’s stranglehold on live entertainment to be broken

Tom Perkins

03, Jan, 2023 @8:00 AM

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Weapons-grade 808s, luscious horns and a megastar’s early steps: the best music our writers discovered this year
From a slept-on Chief Keef banger to an overlooked Taylor Swift classic and a neglected jazz Kenny, we reveal the older releases that have got us going this year

Christine Ochefu, Tim Jonze, Shaad D'Souza, Ammar Kalia, Safi Bugel, Elle Hunt, Laura Snapes, Dhruva Balram, Dave Simpson and Joe Stone

30, Dec, 2022 @2:00 PM

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Taylor Swift propels UK vinyl sales past CDs for first time in 35 years
Exclusive: Midnights LP purchases push UK record sales above 5.5m in 2022 in ‘watershed moment’ for vinyl revival

Mark Sweney

27, Dec, 2022 @12:00 PM

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We do it grande: how 2022 became the year of the big statement album
From Kendrick Lamar to Beyoncé and Arctic Monkeys, artists lent into opulence and maximalism this year, inviting listeners to escape – and asserting their disregard for pop’s rules

Alexis Petridis

23, Dec, 2022 @12:00 PM

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Taylor Swift: Shake It Off copyright case dropped
Swift previously denied ever hearing the 3LW song Playas Gon’ Play, saying Shake It Off’s ‘lyrics were written entirely by me’

Guardian staff and agencies

13, Dec, 2022 @12:00 AM

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