Taylor Swift Released New Song To Make Grammy Awards Deadline?

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Taylor Swift Grammys Deadline

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Taylor Swift Grammys Deadline

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Did Taylor Swift strategically release her new song, “Look What You Made Me Do,” just to make the voting deadline for the 2018 Grammy Awards nominations? One of this week’s new tabloids claims the singer sneakily dropped her latest single with awards recognition in mind, but Gossip Cop has the truth.

Swift’s sixth studio album, Reputation, doesn’t hit shelves until November 10, but the record’s first single was released August 24. Of course, it’s standard practice for singles to be released well in advance of the album itself, but that hasn’t stopped the National Enquirer from coming up with a conspiracy theory about the release date of Swift’s new song.

After noting that the eligibility window for the 60th Grammys ends September 30, a supposed “source” tells the magazine, “Taylor dropped her music at the last minute without any warning. It’s very sneaky of her, but also very smart. Taylor has basically declared Grammy war.” The outlet’s dubious insider goes on to say Swift specifically set her sights on stealing nods from Justin Bieber and Miley Cyrus.

Despite how ridiculous this all sounds, Gossip Cop still checked in with a source close to Swift, who exclusively assures us the tabloid’s story is “false.” We’re further told, “The timing of the song had nothing to do with racing to make the deadline, which is still weeks away.” Indeed, “Look What You Made Me Do” came out more than a month before the Grammys window closes, so there’s nothing “last minute” about its release.

Of course, Gossip Cop has repeatedly busted the Enquirer for publishing nonsense about the singer, so this latest piece of fiction isn’t surprising. We previously called out the tabloid for making up a story about Swift yelling at a massage therapist who asked her to stop texting during a session. We also debunked the magazine’s bogus report alleging Swift sent thank you notes to ex-boyfriends Tom Hiddleston and Calvin Harris for inspiring her to write new music. This latest article is similarly untrue.

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