EntertainmentTaylor Swift surprises the Grammy Awards with announcement of new album 'The Tortured Poets Department'

Taylor Swift surprises the Grammy Awards with announcement of new album 'The Tortured Poets Department'

New album by Taylor Swift
New album by Taylor Swift
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12:22 PM EST, February 5, 2024, updated: 4:15 AM EST, March 7, 2024

Taylor Swift, the well-known American singer and songwriter, is celebrated for hit songs like "Shake it Off", "Bad Blood", and "We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together". Primarily delving into genres of country, pop, and pop-rock, Swift has made a name for herself due to her distinctive songwriting style, with most of her lyrics stemming from personal experiences and romantic relationships. As an essential part of contemporary pop music, she has received numerous music awards over the years.

New album announcement from Taylor Swift

The Grammy Awards took place on February 4th, bestowing highly esteemed American music trophies to some of the most noteworthy stars. The event held a special emphasis on female artists. Taylor Swift, who is one of the most adored pop singers of the current era, won an award for her album "Midnights". This event opened up an opportunity for her to make a major announcement.

Speculations were rife on portal X that Taylor would announce a re-edition of her "Reputation" album from 2017 on the night of the awards. The artist had been hinting about an upcoming announcement on her social media platforms, posting intriguing black and white photos, leading fans to theorize about "Reputation (Taylor’s Version)". One portal X user commented: "I went to sleep with the thought that Taylor will announce ‘Reputation TV’. But, I woke up to the news that she is releasing a new album." Another fan humorously added, "Every time we expect the announcement of ‘Reputation TV’, we are surprised with a brand new album instead."

While expressing her gratitude for the trophy, Taylor Swift revealed that she will be releasing a new album due to premiere on April 19th this year, titled "The Tortured Poets Department". The singer further shared a snapshot of her new album cover on Instagram.

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