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- Album of the Year (Red)
- Best Country Album (Red)
- Best Country Song (Begin Again)
- Best Country Duo/Group Performance (Highway Don’t Care)
you don’t have a band
details details it doesn’t matter caUSE I’M GONNA HAVE A BLANKET
There were two girls who dressed as love Story and Trouble and the trouble girl had put rhinestones on her cleavage and Tay was loud ‘OH WOW! I’m not look at your, but you know, wow that’s so cool!’ It was actually hilarious. She’s so funny and down to earth and just so amazing. (x)
People hate when their record is not a hit. Or the one they’re working. Or the one made by their favorite artist. And what’s on the radio, what’s successful, sucks. I get it. You’re frustrated. You wish the world were different. But it’s not.
Now I’m not saying everything that’s popular is fantastic. But I am saying it’s rare that that with little traction would be loved by everybody if it just got exposure.In other words, records are hits for a reason.Primarily because they’re good.
And god forbid you do something good in this world. Oh, that’s right, I’ve gone on record that good is not good enough. God forbid you do something great. Then the whole world is gonna rain down on you. Both positive and negative. You’ll be in the center of an unforeseen maelstrom that almost no one can understand.
Kind of like Taylor Swift. She thought she wanted to be successful. She had no idea what came along with winning. Every move, every action is scrutinized. You think since you’re posting on Facebook or Twitter everybody cares, but they don’t. Hell, just look at the Twitter followings. You’ve got to get into the hundreds of thousands to get true traction, do you think it makes a difference what you say if you’ve only got double or triple digits?
But you keep doing it. Not for yourself, but to get ahead. Everybody’s trying to get ahead. And criticizing those above them.
It doesn’t matter that you hate the stars. Doesn’t matter that you think you can do better. Because most of the people don’t agree with you. Most of the people are just fine with Rihanna and Katy Perry and the aforementioned Ms. Swift. One can argue Rihanna and Perry are niche compared to the stars of yore, but certainly not Ms. Swift. She can sell out stadiums, alone. No one else in the business can do that. Is it because she’s tall and attractive and has a rich father?
NO! IT’S BECAUSE OF THE SONGS!
She’s speaking about her inner life. Certainly on the first two albums, before she went off the rails a bit. And people are drawn to that. That’s a hit.
Stuff is mainstream for a reason. BECAUSE MANY PEOPLE LIKE IT!
Decry that all you want, but now, more than ever, when something breaks through and sustains…
It deserves respect.
SYDNEY, Dec. 5, 2013 - Taylor Swift is now the first female artist in history to sell out Sydney’s Allianz Stadium, as she kicked off the Australian leg of her RED tour last night to a capacity crowd of more than 40,900 fans. The seven-time Grammy winner and reigningBillboard and American Music Awards Artist of the Year is also the first female solo artist in twenty years to undertake a national stadium concert tour of Australia. (x)
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