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Rege-Jean Page sings Olivia Rodrigo’s ‘Drivers Licence’ and defends Taylor Swift’s ‘Folklore’ in a must-watch ‘SNL’ sketch

Regé-Jean Page turned on Olivia Rodrigo‘s debut single “Drivers Licence” during an “SNL” sketch. Pete Davidson likened Rodrigo to Taylor Swift, who Page described as a “freaking storyteller.” Page also explained the rumoured drama behind the song in the sketch, which aired on Rodrigo’s 18th birthday. Visit Insider’s homepage for […]
Rege-Jean Page sings Olivia Rodrigo’s ‘Drivers Licence’ and defends Taylor Swift’s ‘Folklore’ in a must-watch ‘SNL’ sketch
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The Grammys are the only award show that might benefit from the pandemic

The 2021 Grammy Awards are uniquely equipped to overcome the challenges of a pandemic. Unlike movie and TV-focused award shows, the Grammys doesn’t suffer from a lack of worthy nominees. Organisers say the live show, rescheduled for March 14, will feel less glitzy and more intimate. Visit Insider’s homepage for […]
The Grammys are the only award show that might benefit from the pandemic
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The 10 best and 10 worst songs of 2020

2020 was peppered with career highlights from beloved artists like Taylor Swift (“August,” “Tolerate It”), Halsey (“3am”), and BTS (“Black Swan”). But other artists – including Justin Bieber (“Yummy,” “Running Over”), 6ix9ine (“Gooba”), Katy Perry (“Smile”), and Tory Lanez (“Money Over Fallouts”) – released some of the worst songs in […]
The 10 best and 10 worst songs of 2020
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Taylor Swift threads one of the biggest business stories in 2020 into her music, as the retail apocalypse emerges as a crucial theme through ‘Folklore’ and ‘Evermore’

The mall becomes a symbol of nostalgia in Taylor Swift’s 2020 sister albums, Folklore and Evermore. Lines like “we were like the mall before the internet, it was the one place to be” align shopping centres pre-Amazon with bittersweet memories of failed relationships. Swift – intentionally or not – taps […]
Taylor Swift threads one of the biggest business stories in 2020 into her music, as the retail apocalypse emerges as a crucial theme through ‘Folklore’ and ‘Evermore’
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Taylor Swift’s fans are flooding Twitter with memes and theories after the singer announced her 9th album, ‘Evermore,’ is coming out tonight

Taylor Swift announced the release of her ninth studio album, “Evermore,” via social media on Thursday. The 15-track album, along with a music video for the song “Willow,” will drop at midnight, just five months after Swift surprised fans with her eighth studio album, “Folklore.” Upon learning that Swift secretly […]
Taylor Swift’s fans are flooding Twitter with memes and theories after the singer announced her 9th album, ‘Evermore,’ is coming out tonight
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Here are the artists, albums, and songs we couldn’t stop listening to this year

The annual release of Spotify Wrapped inspired Insider’s biggest music fans to compare notes. Taylor Swift was the most common appearance in our top artists and songs, especially tracks from her newest album “Folklore.” We loved songs like The Weeknd’s “Blinding Lights,” Chloe x Halle’s “Do It,” and Dua Lipa’s […]
Here are the artists, albums, and songs we couldn’t stop listening to this year
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Here’s who should win album of the year at the 2021 Grammy Awards

The 2021 Grammy Awards nominations were announced on Tuesday. Jhené Aiko, Black Pumas, Coldplay, Jacob Collier, HAIM, Dua Lipa, Post Malone, and Taylor Swift will compete for album of the year, the ceremony’s most prestigious category. Insider ranked all eight nominated albums to determine who should win. And it’s clearly […]
Here’s who should win album of the year at the 2021 Grammy Awards
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Here are the nominees for the 2021 Grammy Awards

The nominees for the 2021 Grammy Awards were announced on Tuesday. Beyoncé leads the nominations with nine total nods. Taylor Swift, Dua Lipa, and Harry Styles are among the many other artists nominated for their recent work. The awards show will take place on Sunday, January 31, 2021, hosted by […]
Here are the nominees for the 2021 Grammy Awards
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17 times celebrities completely transformed their appearance for music videos

Sometimes musicians completely transform themselves for music videos. Some makeovers, like Taylor Swift’s in her video for “The Man,” require prosthetics and hours of work. Aminé and Bad Bunny used their transformations to make memorable statements. Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. Musicians often use their music videos to show […]
17 times celebrities completely transformed their appearance for music videos
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The 30 best songs of 2020, ranked

Insider ranked the 30 best songs of 2020, weighing factors like critical acclaim, cultural impact, and listenability. “August” by Taylor Swift took the top spot. Megan Thee Stallion’s “Savage Remix,” Rina Sawayama’s “XS,” Christine and the Queens’ “People, I’ve Been Sad,” and Halsey’s “3am” rounded out the top five. Swift […]
The 30 best songs of 2020, ranked
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The 45 best music videos of 2020, ranked

Insider ranked the 45 best music videos released in 2020. “Already” by Beyoncé, Shatta Wale, and Major Lazer took the top spot. “Brown Skin Girl” by Beyoncé, “Rain on Me” by Lady Gaga and Ariana Grande, “WAP” by Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion, and “Watermelon Sugar” by Harry Styles […]
The 45 best music videos of 2020, ranked
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Every album that hit No. 1 on the Billboard 200 in 2020

In 2020, 32 different albums hit No. 1 on the Billboard 200. Only seven artists managed to stay on top for more than one week: Roddy Rich, Lil Baby, Lil Uzi Vert, The Weeknd, Juice WRLD, Taylor Swift (twice), and Ariana Grande. Swift’s “Folklore” was the year’s longest-running No. 1 […]
Every album that hit No. 1 on the Billboard 200 in 2020
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5 artists who don’t deserve their 2020 VMA nominations — sorry

The 2020 MTV Video Music Awards nominations were announced on Thursday. Justin Bieber was nominated for artist of the year, despite releasing an underwhelming album and lacklustre singles. Bieber’s “Intentions” and Taylor Swift’s “Lover” are out of place in the best pop category. Drake, Future, and Eminem were undeservingly nominated […]
5 artists who don’t deserve their 2020 VMA nominations — sorry
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Everything you missed in Taylor Swift’s music video for ‘cardigan’

Taylor Swift dropped a music video for her new song “Cardigan,” the lead single from her surprise 8th studio album “Folklore.” The music video is full of Easter eggs for other songs on “Folklore,” including “Invisible String,” “The 1,” and “The Last Great American Dynasty,” as well as for past […]
Everything you missed in Taylor Swift’s music video for ‘cardigan’
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Taylor Swift is dropping a surprise 8th studio album, ‘Folklore’

Taylor Swift is releasing an eighth studio album titled “folklore” at midnight on Thursday. The singer announced the release in a “surprise” tweet on Thursday, writing: “Tonight at midnight I’ll be releasing my 8th studio album, folklore; an entire brand new album of songs I’ve poured all of my whims, […]
Taylor Swift is dropping a surprise 8th studio album, ‘Folklore’
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35 absolutely essential albums released by female artists in 2020

We rounded up the best female-fronted albums that 2020 had to offer. Taylor Swift (“Folklore,” “Evermore”), Megan Thee Stallion (“Suga,” “Good News”), and Kali Uchis (“To Feel Alive,” “Sin Miedo”) each boast two different projects on our list. Other notable releases include Selena Gomez’s “Rare,” BLACKPINK’s “The Album,” Baby Queen’s […]
35 absolutely essential albums released by female artists in 2020
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9 songs you didn’t realise Taylor Swift wrote

Taylor Swift is a Grammy-winning music artist and performer, but even her biggest fans might not know about these popular songs that she wrote. Swift wrote “You’ll Always Find Your Way Back Home” for Miley Cyrus and “Best Days of Your Life” for Kellie Pickler. The singer-songwriter has also stepped […]
9 songs you didn’t realise Taylor Swift wrote
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The 51 best love songs of all time, ranked

From Beyoncé and Adele to Etta James and Otis Redding, we ranked the best romantic songs ever made. The list starts off with “We Belong Together” by Mariah Carey. “I Will Always Love You” by Whitney Houston is our pick for top love song of all time. Visit Insider’s homepage […]
The 51 best love songs of all time, ranked
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The worst songs from 21 popular artists

Some musicians, like Ariana Grande and Lorde, have trashed their own early tracks as they have grown as artists. Certain songs, like Britney Spears’ “Email My Heart” and Katy Perry’s “Ur So Gay” haven’t exactly aged well. Some artists hit a bad note when they try out new genres, like […]
The worst songs from 21 popular artists
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The 20 best albums of 2020, ranked

Insider ranked the 20 best albums of 2020, weighing factors like critical acclaim, cultural impact, and listenability. “Folkore” by Taylor Swift took the top spot. Fiona Apple’s “Fetch the Bolt Cutters,” The Weeknd’s “After Hours,” Phoebe Bridgers’ “Punisher,” and Halsey’s “Manic” rounded out the top five. It feels weird to […]
The 20 best albums of 2020, ranked
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28 songs to listen to if you need a pick-me-up

Insider compiled a playlist of 28 optimistic, peaceful, and cathartic songs to help boost your mood. Featured songs include “Get Well Soon” by Ariana Grande, “Good Vibrations” by The Beach Boys, and “It’s Gonna Be OK, Baby” by MUNA. Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. Have current events been getting […]
28 songs to listen to if you need a pick-me-up