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2021’s Brit awards showed pop can have it all: success, quality and diversity
The industry acknowledged megastars but didn’t solely reward commercial success, and is finally nurturing more than a small handful of female artists

Alexis Petridis

12, May, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Brit awards 2021: the ceremony as it happened, with Dua Lipa, Taylor Swift and more
Dua Lipa, the Weeknd, Elton John and more performed at the biggest night in British music to an indoor crowd of thousands of key workers

Ben Beaumont-Thomas and Laura Snapes

11, May, 2021 @9:38 PM

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Women dominate 2021 Brit awards as Dua Lipa tops winners
2020’s heavily male ceremony reversed with wins for Arlo Parks, Haim and Billie Eilish, as Little Mix become first all-female winner of British group

Ben Beaumont-Thomas and Tobi Thomas

11, May, 2021 @9:31 PM

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Taylor Swift smashes Beatles record with three UK No 1 albums in nine months
Songwriter’s remake of 2008’s Fearless amid industry dispute gives her the fastest run of successive No 1 albums ever

Laura Snapes

16, Apr, 2021 @5:00 PM

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‘I made my peace’: fans divided over Taylor Swift’s re-recording project
By minting new versions of her albums amid an industry dispute, Swift has moved on from the originals. Can fans with profound connections to them do the same?

Katie Goh

15, Apr, 2021 @10:08 AM

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Bravo Taylor Swift, but this is more about defiance than creativity | Kenan Malik
The singer’s note-for-note copy of her second album is audacious but not worth listening to

Kenan Malik

11, Apr, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Taylor Swift: Fearless (Taylor’s Version) review – a labour of revenge, but also of love
Painstakingly re-recording her breakthrough 2008 album to hit back at her music business enemies proves a fruitful endeavour for the songwriter

Kitty Empire

10, Apr, 2021 @1:00 PM

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Taylor Swift: Fearless (Taylor’s Version) review – old wounds take on new resonances | Alexis Petridis' album of the week
After her masters were sold to an old foe, Swift’s re-recording project starts with her 2008 opus on the teen-girl experience – an apposite contrast to venal male industry executives

Alexis Petridis

09, Apr, 2021 @4:00 AM

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The Grammys' diverse winner list isn't box-ticking – these are terrific artists | Alexis Petridis
While questions rightly remain over its shadowy nominations process, Grammy voters should be praised for honouring a large number of women and people of colour

Alexis Petridis

15, Mar, 2021 @12:04 PM

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Grammy awards 2021: women rule as Taylor Swift and Beyoncé break records
The Covid-restrained Grammys were a mostly female-fronted affair, with wins for Billie Eilish, Megan Thee Stallion, Dua Lipa, Beyoncé and Taylor Swift

Adrian Horton

15, Mar, 2021 @7:20 AM

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Who will – and should – win the 2021 Grammy awards?
Beyoncé is looking to convert her nine nominations while Billie Eilish could repeat her success last year – but there’s strong competition from Dua Lipa and Taylor Swift, and an all-female rock lineup

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

10, Mar, 2021 @11:00 AM

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The ‘soulless corporation’ look – yes, it’s Amazon on the high street | Barbara Ellen
Till-free convenience is all very well until the bill eventually arrives at home

Barbara Ellen

06, Mar, 2021 @6:00 PM

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