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Taylor Swift is releasing four new songs — one previously unreleased and three re-recorded — at midnight on Friday, the singer announced InstagramHours before he is back on stage for his much-anticipated stage appearance for the first time in almost five years Era world Tour.

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Swift is re-recording two songs—”Eyes Open” and “Safe and Sound”—that were initially recorded for the 2012 film, hunger games,

Swift is also releasing a re-recording of the song “If This Was a Movie” from her 2010 album Speak nowAlso a previously unreleased song from her 2019 album Lover.

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Swift, the only woman among them Forbes’ List of top ten highest-grossing entertainers in 2022, kicks off his 52-stop Era Friday visit.

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In 2019, Swift announced She was re-recording her first five albums in an effort to make it her own. The master recordings of Swift's early work were sold to a media company owned by Scooter Braun, a person Swift is close to. accused Due to "constant, manipulative bullying", Swift released new versions of her albums and asked fans to listen to and buy "Taylor versions" of her songs. Lover The first album was owned by Swift. So far she has re-recorded two of her first five albums: Red And bold, In 2021, a re-recorded version of Red broke a Spotify record for the most streamed albums in a single day by a female artist, and she broke the one-day record for the most streamed female artist.

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Swift made headlines in November after she crashed during a pre-sale ticket drop for Ticketmaster's website. Era Travel Ticketmaster temporarily suspended sales after fans waited for hours and tickets were oversold. In a statement, Swift said Ticketmaster "assured" her that the company could handle the high demand and manage the situation. The ticket controversy led to a Senate Judiciary subcommittee hearing in which Live Nation president Joe Berchtold blamed "industrial scalpers" and "cyberattacks" for the Swift meltdown.

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53%. This is the percentage of US adults who said they were a fan of Swift morning consultation survey Published Tuesday.

More than half of US adults say they're a Taylor Swift fan, survey finds (Forbes)

Ticketmaster urges Congress to crack down on ticket sales as lawmakers target Taylor Swift's debacle (Forbes)

'Anti-Hero' Taylor Swift's Best-Performing Single After Eight Weeks on the Hot 100 Chart (Forbes)

So... where are we at with the Taylor Swift recording? (Vulture)