Taylor Swift

Taking my seat: Politics and Hollywood

Ready for it? I wasn’t. In case you missed it, Taylor Swift released her sixth studio album titled Reputation last Friday.Continue...

How this month’s music releases show streaming’s effect on music

Music streaming has forever changed the way we listen to our favourite artists. But has our collective flocking to services like Spotify or Apple Music changed the way music is made too?Continue...

The old Taylor Swift isn’t actually dead

Oh, you haven’t heard? The old Taylor can’t come to the phone because she’s dead — but is she actually?

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Super fandom and celebrity obsession

“You know a lot of girls be … thinking my songs are about them.”

Sometimes I’m sure Drake was thinking of me when he wrote these lyrics for his 2009 single “Best I Ever...Continue...

QJ Pop: A Swift ascension

This year Taylor Swift became an icon — and she’s ready for it.

Icons are rarely created accidentally. They’re manufactured through a slow deliberate project of branding, creation...Continue...

QJPop: T-Swift-"Maybe I'm the problem"

I’ll be straight with you. Yes, I do sing some T-Swift in the shower every now and then.

No one can deny that some of her tunes are super catchy.

Everyone is also very aware that...Continue...