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Swift to open Grammys

Tuesday, February 5, 2013 – Taylor Swift will have the show-opening performance slot on this Sunday's 55th Annual Grammy Awards, airing on CBS at 8 p.m. eastern.

Swift is nominated for three awards, including Record of the Year for We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together.

Swift this week spends her third consecutive week at number 1 on the Billboard Mainstream Top 40 chart with I Knew You Were Trouble from her 5 million selling disc "Red."

At country radio, Begin Again is at 8 and climbing Billboard's Top 10, with more than 26 million audience impressions this past week.

Swift was in Europe last week for performances on the NRJ Music Awards in France and the 40 Principales Awards in Spain, where she took home the Best International Artist trophy.


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Part Behind The Music style documentary and part concert film, Taylor Swift's new Blu-ray release offers an interesting hybrid approach to the typical live performance video - an approach that hits more than it misses. "Journey To Fearless" focuses on Swift's meteoric rise from aspiring grade-school singer/songwriter to award-winning country and pop megastar while sprinkling in live performances. Hardcore Swift fans will find a lot to love on this single-disc set (which is also ...
CD review - Speak Now Taylor Swift has made the best CD of her young career with her fourth CD. The biggest difference is that Swift's singing, spotty on previous releases and live performances, is far far superior here. Swift wrote all 14 songs here, which like her other albums tend to deal with relationships that have gone south. Swift's songwriting always has been one of her strengths, and that continues to be the case here - both lyrically and musically. Put simply, Swift knows a lot about penning ...
CD review - Fearless Taylor Swift took the county world by storm with her huge selling debut and its five hit singles. With a huge marketing push and myspace, Swift was on her way. Kind of like an Avril Lavigne for the teen female country set. Sophomore slump? There's no indication of that. Swift once again writes her material - all 13 songs here with help sometimes from Liz Rose, Colbie Caillat and John Rich. Swift writes of what she knows about - relationships and teen love come and gone in songs speak to her fans. ...


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