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Taylor Swift Adds Japan Date to Asian Leg of RED Tour

By Andrea Dresdale

ABC/John LeMayTaylor Swift has expanded the Asian leg of her RED tour slightly.

The singer has added a stop in Tokyo, Japan to her previously announced itinerary, which also takes her to Indonesia, the Philippines, Thailand, Malaysia and Singapore. The Tokyo show will now be the first stop on the tour which gets underway June 1 and will wrap June 12.

In 2013, the RED tour visited stadiums and arenas in North America, Australia and New Zealand. She just finished up a run of shows in London and Berlin this month.

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Lorde Explains Why She and Taylor Swift Could Collaborate Despite Their Musical Differences

By Andrea Dresdale

Image Courtesy Taylor Swift via TwitterSince Taylor Swift and Lorde are now BFFs, it’s only natural to hope that at some point, they may decide to collaborate musically. While their two musical styles don’t seem to have much in common, Lorde says that Taylor’s willingness to push the envelope artistically would allow them mesh those styles.

Asked by London’s Capital FM what she thinks of the idea of collaborating with Taylor, since they’re so different musically, Lorde replied, “Yeah, we are, but I think the cool thing about Taylor is she is pretty willing to go a lot of places with music.”

Referring to Taylor’s most recent album RED, which featured her exploring a more pop sound, Lorde added, “I think that last record in particular, everyone was like, ‘Whoah! A lot of ground has been covered.’ And I think with an artist like her, the sky’s kinda the limit, y’know?”

Lorde and Taylor first became close last year, when they were spotted having lunch in New York City, then dinner in Australia. Lorde also attended Taylor’s 24th birthday party in Australia, and the two …read more

From: Adult Contemporary Music News From ABC

The Year in Country 2013 -- Taylor Swift Continues Her RED World Domination

By Music News Group

Photo Credit: Ash NewellTaylor Swift continued to paint the world RED in 2013, selling out every stop on the North American leg of her RED tour to the tune of $90 million in gross ticket sales. In November, Taylor took her show to New Zealand and Australia, becoming the first female act to headline stadiums Down Under since Madonna did it in 1993. In-between those tour legs, Taylor managed to squeeze in an acting role in the upcoming movie The Giver, opposite Meryl Streep and Jeff Bridges. She also guest-starred on FOX’s New Girl in May, …read more

From: Country Music News From ABC

    

The Year in Music 2013 -- Taylor Swift Continues Her RED World Domination

By Andrea Dresdale

ABC/Matt BrownTaylor Swift continued to paint the world RED in 2013, selling out every stop on the North American leg of her RED tour to the tune of $90 million in gross ticket sales. In November, Taylor took her show to New Zealand and Australia, becoming the first female act to headline stadiums Down Under since Madonna did it in 1993. In-between those tour legs, Taylor managed to squeeze in an acting role in the upcoming movie The Giver, opposite Meryl Streep and Jeff Bridges.She also guest-starred on FOX’s New Girl in May, playing a wedding …read more

From: Adult Contemporary Music News From ABC

    

Taylor Swift Is Most Charitable Star of 2013

By Andrea Dresdale

ABC/Jon LeMayIn addition to thrilling fans worldwide with her RED tour, Taylor Swift also spent a lot of time in 2013 giving back. That’s why she tops this year’s list of the most charitable celebrities, issued annually by the non-profit organization DoSomething.org.

Each year, DoSomething.org, which encourages young people to get involved in social change, releases a list of its top 20 “Celebs Gone Good,” and Taylor’s #1 this year, as she was last year. Among her philanthropic work in 2013: donating $100,000 to the Nashville Symphony orchestra, and performing at …read more

From: Adult Contemporary Music News From ABC