Taylor Nominated For Three Teen Choice Awards!

Taylor on the red carpet at the 2012 Teen Choice Awards.

Taylor on the red carpet at the 2012 Teen Choice Awards.

The first set of Teen Choice Award Nominations have been released! Taylor has received three nominations including Choice Female Artist, Choice Female Country Artist, and Choice Smile. Stay tuned as more nominations should be coming out soon.

The Teen Choice Awards will air on August 11 LIVE on FOX! You can vote for the awards at teenchoiceawards.com.

At last year’s ceremony, Taylor took home 5 awards including Choice Female Artist, Choice Female Country Artist, Choice Voice (‘The Lorax’), Choice Single by a Female Artist (‘Eyes Open’), and Choice Country Song (‘Sparks Fly’).

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Keds Contest To Meet Taylor!

Keds, a sponsor of the ‘Red Tour,’ has launched a contest where one lucky grand prize winner and their ‘brave’ friend will get to attend a Keds photoshoot with Taylor, tour the set, and have a styling session with Keds fashion experts. 10 lucky winners will get a pair of their favorite Keds and a swag bag.

Check out this video below and nominate your bravest friend for a chance to win:

For more information on the contest and how it works go to bravehearts.com Good luck to everyone!

Taylor Talks To Australian Radio About Upcoming ‘Red Tour’ Dates!

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Taylor did phone interviews with some Australian radio outlets yesterday after her big night at the Billboard Music Awards to talk about bring the ‘Red Tour’ to Australia and New Zealand. Taylor talks about her set list for the ‘Red Tour’, Guy Sebastian (her opening act for her Australian shows), and how she celebrated her 8 wins on Sunday night.

Check out the interviews below!

Taylor talks with the Kyle and Jackie-O (104.1 2dayfm Sydney):

Taylor talks with Matt and Jo (FOX 101.9):

Taylor will be brining the ‘Red Tour’ to Australia and New Zealand on the following dates:

November 29 – Auckland, New Zealand (Vector Arena)
November 30 – Auckland, New Zealand (Vector Arena)
December 4 – Sydney, Australia (Allianz Stadium)
December 7 – Brisbane, Australia (Suncorp Stadium)
December 11 – Perth, Australia (NIB Stadium)
December 14 – Melbourne, Australia (Etihad Stadium)

Tickets went on sale today for the first overseas dates of the ‘Red Tour.’ For more information on purchasing tickets head on over to Taylor’s OFFICIAL website TaylorSwift.com.

Due to high demand, Taylor has already added another arena show to the Australia/New Zealand tour on November 30 in Auckland, New Zealand at Vector Arena. Taylor is the first woman in twenty years to embark on a stadium tour in Australia, the last woman being Madonna with her ‘Girlie Show’ tour in 1993.

Taylor Nominated For Two CMT Music Awards!

Taylor on the red carpet at the 2010 CMT Music Awards.

Taylor on the red carpet at the 2010 CMT Music Awards.

Taylor has been nominated for two CMT Music Awards. Taylor has received nominations for Female Video of the Year (‘Begin Again’) and Video of the Year (‘We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together’).

You can vote for Taylor everyday up until June 2! Follow this link to vote: CMT Awards Voting

Taylor’s previous CMT Music Award wins include Breakthrough Video of the Year (‘Tim McGraw’) in 2007, Female Video of the Year (‘Our Song’) and Video of the Year (‘Our Song’) in 2008, Female Video of the Year (‘Love Story’) and Video of the Year (‘Love Story’) in 2009, and Video of the Year (‘Mine’ in 2011).

It has been announced that Taylor is scheduled to perform on the show this year — can’t wait to see what song she’ll be doing! The CMT Awards will air on June 5 at 8/7c LIVE from Nashville! Don’t miss it.

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Taylor Performs ‘Highway Don’t Care’ On Tim McGraw’s Superstar Summer Night!

Last night while the Billboard Music Awards were taking place live on ABC, CBS aired Tim McGraw’s Superstar Summer Night. Taylor performed ‘Highway Don’t Care’ with Tim McGraw and Keith Urban.

The performance was taped on April 8 — a day after the 2013 ACM Awards. It’s a fantastic performance! Check out the video below.

Taylor Speaks About Her Wins Backstage at the BBMAs!

Taylor performing '22' at the 2013 Billboard Music Awards.

Taylor performing ’22’ at the 2013 Billboard Music Awards.

After Taylor’s amazing 8 Billboard Music Award wins last night she spoke to press backstage and in the press room. Check out these great clips below:

Taylor talking to Billboard.com correspondents backstage:

Taylor answering questions in the press room backstage at the Billboard Music Awards after her big wins:

Also, it’s worth noting that Taylor skipped doing blue carpet interviews last night to talk and take pictures with fans! She’s the best.

Taylor Wins The Night At The Billboard Music Awards!

Taylor accepting her award for Top Billboard 200 Album ('Red').

Taylor accepting her award for Top Billboard 200 Album (‘Red’).

It was definitely a red-hot night at the Billboard Music Awards for Taylor! In addition to giving a show-stopping performance of her current single ’22’, Taylor took home a dazzling 8 Billboard Music Awards!

Taylor took home the following awards at the ceremony:

Top Female Artist 
Top Billboard 200 Artist 
Top Digital Song (‘We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together’)
Top Country Artist 
Top Country Album (‘Red’)
Top Country Song (‘We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together’)
Top Billboard 200 Album (‘Red’)
Billboard Top Artist of the Year 

Check out the video of Taylor’s amazing performance tonight which featured numerous aspects of Las Vegas culture and the best T-shirt LIKE, EVER:

Here is a video of Taylor accepting her award for Top Billboard 200 Album:

Here is a video of Taylor accepting the biggest award of the night Billboard Top Artist of the Year:

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Taylor with her 8 Billboard Music Awards backstage in the press room.

Check back tomorrow for more videos from the red carpet/backstage/press room!

Billboard Music Awards & Tim McGraw’s Superstar Summer Night!

Taylor accepting an award at the 2012 Billboard Music Awards.

Taylor accepting an award at the 2012 Billboard Music Awards.

Hey Swifties! Today is the day of the Billboard Music Awards! Taylor will be performing ’22’ tonight on the show LIVE from Las Vegas. Bestie Selena Gomez will introduce Taylor’s performance. The show airs from 8PM-11PM EST on ABC.

Taylor is nominated for a staggering 11 Billboard Music Awards tonight. Her nominations include:

Top Artist 
Top Billboard 200 Album (‘Red’)
Top Female Artist 
Top Hot 100 Artist 
Top Billboard 200 Artist 
Top Digital Songs Artist 
Top Social Artist 
Top Country Artist 
Top Country Album (‘Red’)
Top Streaming Song (Video) (‘We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together’)
Top Country Song (‘We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together’)

Taylor is also nominated for the Billboard Milestone Award. This is the first time this award has ever been given out and it is completely fan-voted. Taylor is nominated against Justin Bieber and Bruno Mars.

Billboard had this to say about the award:

The 2013 Billboard Music Awards will celebrate the ingenuity of this year’s hitmakers with the new Milestone Award.

There is still time to vote for Taylor today. Let’s help her win this one! Vote Here: Billboard Milestone Award

Check out this video featuring all of Taylor’s nominations for tonight:

WATCH THE BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARDS BLUE CARPET LIVE STREAM HERE BEGINNING AT 6:30PM EST: BBMA Blue Carpet Live Stream.

Taylor’s previous wins at the Billboard Music Awards include Top Country Album (‘Speak Now’), Top Country Artist, and Top Billboard 200 Artist in 2011. In 2012 Taylor was named Billboard’s Woman of the Year and accepted a special award at the ceremony.

REMINDER: Taylor will also be featured on Tim McGraw’s Superstar Summer Night special that will air on CBS at 9pm EST tonight. She will be performing ‘Highway Don’t Care’ with Tim McGraw and Keith Urban. They taped this performance the day after the ACM Awards (April 8th.)

Taylor Performs Three Acoustic Songs From ‘RED’!

As a holiday treat for fans, Taylor has released a video that was shot on August 13, 2012. Taylor held her live web Google + webchat on that date to reveal information about ‘RED’ and release the debut single from the album, ‘We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together.’ After the webchat ended, she performed 3 acoustic versions of songs from ‘RED’ for the lucky fans who were able to attend the webchat LIVE in Nashville, TN.

Check out Taylor’s performances of ‘We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together,’ Treacherous,’ and ’22’ below.