Tag: Taylor Swift

Taylor Swift single keeps ‘Despacito’ from breaking Mariah record

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Look what Taylor Swift has done. Her new single pushed the ubiquitous hit “Despacito” off the top of the Billboard Hot 100 chart after 16 weeks and just shy of breaking Mariah Carey’s record. Billboard announced Tuesday that Swift’s “Look What You Made Me Do,” became her fifth Hot 100 chart topper. “Despacito,” by Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee, had tied Carey’s duet with Boyz II Men, “One Sweet Day,” as the longest running No. 1 songs in the 59-year history of the charts. Swift however set her own record with the new song from...

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Taylor Swift answers call of young fan with ‘Bad Blood’ theme via $50K gift

Salt Lake City — (KUTV) An 11-year-old girl’s love for Taylor Swift and battle with cancer captured the hearts of people around the world. Now, it’s attracted the attention of the singer herself. Naomi Oakes, 11, lives in Arizona but has family in Utah. Two weeks ago she learned that she has a form of Leukemia. Heading to her first treatment, Naomi hoped to gain the attention of her favorite singer through social media. It worked — in a big way. Choosing Swift’s hit “Bad Blood,” as her theme song for the fight for her life, and heartbroken to...

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