Taylor Swift

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Taylor Swift: inspiring students about the importance of being earnest | Rebecca Nicholson
The singer’s commencement speech steered clear of snark, and focused on genuine life advice for the NYU graduates

Rebecca Nicholson

21, May, 2022 @4:00 PM

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Joe Alwyn on Conversations With Friends and sex scenes: ‘They’re like filming fights – quite mechanical’
He’s about to make you swoon in the new adaptation of the Sally Rooney blockbuster. The actor talks about earning the author’s seal of approval and winning a Grammy alongside Taylor Swift

Rebecca Nicholson

30, Apr, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Learning Latin with Arthur Scargill et al
Letters: Novel ways of learning Latin are remembered by Dr Fiona Thompson, Deborah Lace and Dr Richard Towers


08, Apr, 2022 @4:09 PM

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Grammy awards 2022: who will win – and who should
The biggest night in American music sees Billie Eilish, Lil Nas X, Jon Batiste, Olivia Rodrigo and Silk Sonic among those battling for awards

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

01, Apr, 2022 @5:24 AM

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From Ed Sheeran to Katy Perry, plagiarism claims are an occupational hazard for musicians
Sheeran follows Dua Lipa, Taylor Swift and a string of others forced to defend their work in the courts

Vanessa Thorpe

13, Mar, 2022 @7:15 AM

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Why Britain is taking country music to its achy-breaky heart
With new radio stations and festivals dedicated to it, the musical genre is the fastest growing in the UK

Rob Walker

06, Mar, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Paul McCartney and Kendrick Lamar to headline resurgent Glastonbury
As the festival returns from Covid-enforced hiatus, over half of the acts announced so far feature women

Nadeem Badshah and Laura Snapes

04, Mar, 2022 @8:30 AM

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What links The Great British Menu to the underbelly of the 00s New York scene?
From Miquita Oliver via American Apparel to Oxfordshire cheese, we tumble down a five-course rabbit hole

Larry Ryan

19, Feb, 2022 @1:00 PM

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Record Store Day is harming, not helping, independent music shops like mine
Supply chain chaos and a worldwide vinyl shortage means the annual event that once saved record shops from extinction has lost its way

Rupert Morrison

17, Feb, 2022 @8:52 AM

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Taylor Swift criticises Damon Albarn for saying she doesn’t write her own songs
The Blur and Gorillaz frontman apologised to Swift, claiming that a ‘conversation about songwriting’ in the LA Times was ‘reduced to clickbait’

Adrian Horton and Laura Snapes

25, Jan, 2022 @8:21 AM

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New artists join Adele and Dua Lipa on list for first non-gendered Brit awards
As the music prizes strive for inclusivity, first-timers Self Esteem and Central Cee make the shortlist along with veterans Abba

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

18, Dec, 2021 @6:21 PM

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Taylor Swift to face plagiarism trial over Shake It Off lyrics
Though the lawsuit was originally dismissed in 2018, a successful appeal by the plaintiffs means the pop star will face a jury trial

Laura Snapes

10, Dec, 2021 @2:24 PM

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