taylor swift

Music

BTS, PSY, and the Future of K-Pop Crossovers

K-Pop boy band BTS just broke Taylor Swift's record for the most-viewed music video in 24 hours. What does streaming history suggest happens next?
Jeff Benjamin
9.3.18
LOL

I Reviewed the Shit Out of Taylor Swift's Boring New Monthly Playlist

She released a Spotify playlist featuring Kehlani, Lady Antebellum, Charli XCX, LANCO, and a Savage Garden cover—oh, and she's on it herself, twice.
Lauren O'Neill
2.8.18
Music

The Dark Arts of the Pop Charts: How Music Superstars Sell Millions When No One Buys Albums

As Taylor Swift’s "Reputation" sells 1.2 million copies in a week — making it the biggest selling album of 2017 so far — we explore the rise of artists’ partnerships with brands, streaming deals, ticket bundles, and other magic sales tricks.
Alim Kheraj
11.23.17
Evening Bulletin

Papuans Deny Being Held Hostage, Hundreds Walk Out of Anies' Speech, and a 'Beggar Free' City: The VICE Evening Bulletin

All the stories you missed today.
VICE Staff
11.13.17
morning bulletin

The VICE Morning Bulletin

We've got some missing billions, dogs abandoned in the wave of Mount Agung's eventual eruption, and a plan to restart the controversial construction of some new islands off the coast of Jakarta Bay.
VICE Staff
10.10.17
Culture

Why People Treat Taylor Swift's Albums Like They're the Damn 'Da Vinci Code'

Since the pop star released her new single, which very obviously references a series of public feuds she's recently been embroiled in, her fans have been obsessively searching for subtext that probably isn't there.
Lauren Oyler
8.28.17