Taylor Swift Taylor Swift artist page: interviews, features and/or performances archived at NPR Music

Taylor Swift

Some things actually are surprising: Taylor Swift, performing on ABC's Good Morning America in New York City on Oct. 30, sold over a million copies of her new album, 1989, in its first week. Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images

Taylor Swift, Platinum Party Of One

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/361577726/361677012" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Taylor Swift's new album is titled 1989. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

toggle caption
Courtesy of the artist

'Anything That Connects': A Conversation With Taylor Swift

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/359827368/360461307" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

A still from the video for "Shake It Off" by Taylor Swift. YouTube hide caption

toggle caption
YouTube

Taylor Swift Aims For Pop's Throne

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/341702579/341826217" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Taylor Swift's Red challenges her diehard fans while inviting naysayers to give her music another try. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

toggle caption
Courtesy of the artist

Taylor Swift Leaps Into Pop With 'Red'

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/164340690/164351603" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Taylor Swift's fourth studio album, Red, sold 1.2 million copies in its first week — the highest first-week sales total in a decade. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

toggle caption
Courtesy of the artist
Courtesy of Big Machine Records

Taylor Swift, Princess Of Punk?

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/159559500/159902787" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Taylor Swift. Ash Newell hide caption

toggle caption
Ash Newell

Taylor Swift: Country-Pop With Joyous Ambition

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/131070169/131072091" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript