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Taylor Swift unveils new single 'Shake It Off,' '1989' album details

Taylor Swift will release her new album "1989"

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Taylor Swift is pop now, y’all.

The country-pop superstar unveiled her new single “Shake It Off” and its video on a show live-streamed by Yahoo and ABC News Monday afternoon, as well as details on her “first official pop album,” named “1989” and set for an Oct. 27 release.

And true to Swift’s word, “Shake It Off” is pure dance pop, which she co-wrote and co-produced with Max Martin and...

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Grammy nominations: Macklemore & Ryan Lewis should roll

Macklemore & Lewis perform at Rumsey Playfield in

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There are so many Grammy-ready stories in music right now that Friday night’s nominations announcement is one of the most unpredictable in years.

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis seem set to rake in the nominations. The hip-hop newcomers have changed the lyrical tone of commercial rap with their hits “Same Love” and “Thrift Shop.” They seem to be a lock for landing nominations in all four top categories,...

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