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If you're a Taylor Swift fan who uses the music streaming service Spotify, you may have found yourself disappointed this week.

As you've likely heard, Taylor released 1989 on Monday and her highly-anticipated fifth studio album is on track to become the biggest seller of the year.

Taylor Swift With Her Kitty

Swift's label, Big Machine Records, pulled all of her music from Spotify in preparation for 1989's blockbuster sales.

Spotify execs issued a statement saying that they're fans of Taylor's music and "hope that she changes her mind."

That seems unlikely.

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Happy Election Day, THGers!

What? Senators, Congressmen and Governors?!? No, we don't speak of those kinds of positions, all of which will be voted on by the American public today.

We speak, instead, of the 2015 People's Choice Awards, which will air on CBS on January 7 and which will be hosted by Anna Faris and Allison Janney.

People's Choice Awards Logo 2015

Which stars, shows, movies and singers are up for the 2015 People's Choice Awards? Scroll down for a full list of nominees...

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About a year of shocking the music world by releasing an unannounced new album, Beyonce will NOT be repeating that awesome move in time for the 2014 holiday season.

But the superstar will be re-releasing the self-titled album as a Platinum Edition Box Set.

Parkwood Entertainment and Columbia Records have confirmed that the special CDs will feature two new tracks - “7/11″ and “Ring Off” - along with four remixes of previously released material.

Beyonce Knowles Snapshot

These singles will comprise the “More” CD, while the new “Live” DVD will feature 10 of Beyonce’s performances from her world tour.

Fans will also receive the original 14-song album and 17-video DVD with their order. Oh, and there’s a 2015 Beyonce “mini-calendar" as well. This isn't just a stocking-stuffing opportunity.

It's a multiple stocking-stuffing opportunity!

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Taylor Swift may soon be coming to a city near you.

Just a few days after appearing on Good Morning America and teasing a 1989 tour, the artist has released a video that confirms she'll be traveling the country often in the spring and fall of 2015.

Said Swift in a video that aired today on GMA:

"Hey guys, it’s Taylor Swift. I’m so excited that we have announced the dates for the 1989 World Tour and next week is when the tickets go on sale, but they’re available right now for American Express cardholders. See you on the road."

Swift released her latest album just one week ago, yet it has already sold over a million copies.

Will you be able to see the reigning Queen of Music at some point next year? Scroll down for a list of tour dates and prepare to shake it off, THGers!

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by Hilton Hater at . Comments

Taylor Swift is on pace to sell over one million copies of her new album.

But while the artist looks ahead to that milestone, she can take pride in one she accomplished this morning:

According to Robin Roberts, Swift's concert in Times Square today was the biggest ever held by Good Morning America, with countless fans camping out over night just to ensure themselves of a spot in the audience.

Aside from hearing live versions of "Shake it Off,” “Welcome to New York,” and “Out of the Woods," viewers were treated to an exciting announcement fro the 24-year old superstar.

"I am gonna be going out on tour very soon!" she exclaimed. "We’re in the early stages of planning the actual show. I’m excited about announcing things when I can announce them, but it’s going to be happening."

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by Hilton Hater at . Comments

This just in: people really like Taylor Swift.

As if the gushing reviews for her new album didn't make that clear enough, consider the early sales figures:

It is already on pace, after barely one day of release, to move 1,000,000 copies in a week.

Taylor Swift Performs in Hollywood

This would make "1989" just the 19th record to EVER sell one million copies in seven days since Nielsen SoundScan started tracking sales in 1991.

It would also make the album the first in 2014 to do so, while making Swift the first singer to have three separate million-selling weeks.

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Nicki Minaj has pushed back the release date of her next album.

For the second time in a few weeks.

It’s unknown why, but “The Pinkprint” will now be available on December 15, as opposed to the previously-announced date of November 24.

Nicki Minaj Video Still

The news arrived in a press release announcing Minaj’s new single, “Only,” which features Drake, Lil Wayne and Chris Brown and drops on today.

The upcoming album will feature such hit tracks as "Pills N Potions" and "Anaconda," the latter of which Minaj performed at the MTV Music Video Awards and which also broke Miley Cyrus' record for most VEVO plays in a 24-hour period.

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by Hilton Hater at . Comments

In case you have somehow not heard, Taylor Swift's new album is now available to download.

And while fans rush over to iTunes (is there any doubt "1989" is poised to break every conceivable record?), many celebrities have already listened to Swift's new record and have gone online to offer up their VERY positive assessment of it.

Leading the way, of course, is Taylor's bestie, Selena Gomez.

Selena and Taylor Collage

The occasional Justin Bieber girlfriend posted the above collage of her and Swift on Instagram today, along with a heartfelt message for her close friend.

"From hotel room album listening parties, kitchen dance floor album listening parties to driving on the pch, windows down album listening parties. -The best part is we were the only ones there," Selena wrote, adding:

"Each time. So happy, honored and proud to know you and your diaries. @taylorswift #1989 BUY IT!!! -now I'll listen live from drowning in my bed sheets."

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Jack Bruce, the bassist and primary vocalist of the legendary '60s blues and rock supergroup Cream, has died at the age of 71 in his native Britain.

The Scottish native, considered one of the most respected and influential bass players in history, passed away at his home in England on Saturday.

Jack Bruce Photo

He was surrounded by his family, BBC News quoted his publicist as saying. Jack Bruce is survived by his wife, Margrit, five children and a granddaughter.

"It is with great sadness that we, Jack's family, announce the passing of our beloved Jack: husband, father, granddad, and all round legend," Bruce's loved ones said.

"The world of music will be a poorer place without him, but he lives on in his music and forever in our hearts," they added of Jack Bruce's passing.

The cause of Bruce's death was not revealed, although the musician had battled liver cancer in the 2000s. He underwent a transplant, which he barely survived.

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by Hilton Hater at . Comments

Yet another new version of "Shake It Off" has gone viral.

First, there were these frat boys lip-syncing to the Taylor Swift smash.

Then, there was this father and daughter being totally adorable during a dancing duet to the single.

Now, Kelly Clarkson has given us a gorgeous rendition of the number-one single, covering the Swift hit during a recent concert in Buffalo, New York.

Said Clarkson after thrilling fans with a soulful, stripped down version of the tune.

"I love that song. Seriously, everyone gives Taylor such a hard time, but she can write a hook – I'm just sayin."

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