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Is Katy Perry’s “International Smile” About Taylor? — Episode 114 of Taylor Talk: The Taylor Swift Podcast

katy-perry-love-taylor-swift-tongue-Favim.com-180828Katy Perry’s new song might not be about Taylor, but she sure has that “international smile.” In Episode 114 of Taylor Talk: The Taylor Swift Podcast, we recap this week’s Taylor news as well as continue to discuss new marketing tactics in the music industry. We also answer some questions on ask.fm, such as whether or not Katy Perry’s “International Smile” is about Taylor. Even though online sources said who the song is about (don’t cheat!), we analyze the ways the song could be related to Taylor. Hope you enjoy the show!

Highlights from Episode 114 of Taylor Talk: The Taylor Swift Podcast:
– Taylor Swift walked away from the PCA’s with an award! That’s cool considering she didn’t even attend!
– Scott Borchetta is allegedly telling Taylor that the fans want to hear “All Too Well” at the Grammys.
– We recap last week’s episode about music marketing.
– Check out the Huffington Post’s article entitled “What Beyoncé’s ‘Non-Marketing’ Illusion Says About the Current State of Music” we reference in our discussion.
– How do you think marketing affects an album’s sales? We kind of think Taylor would sell a bunch of albums anyway.
– Anyone else a fan of HAIM? Or is it just Steve? (Jk. I’m sure their music is awesome)
– Check out our interview with Taylor’s former manager, Rick Barker, in Episode 20.
– If you were not a Swifty, what artist would you be a die-hard fan of? Adam would not be a fan of Justin Bieber.
– Penny Lane is in my ears and in my heart…. da dadada daaa, da dadada daaa.
– On a scale of 1-10, how likely is “International Smile” by Katy Perry about Taylor Swift?

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Katy Perry – “International Smile”

Taylor Swift in 2014 — Episode 112 of Taylor Talk: The Taylor Swift Podcast

tumblr_myqkgbRQSK1s5y8nno2_500Happy 2014 Swifties! In Episode 112 of Taylor Talk: The Taylor Swift Podcast, we discuss what we think Taylor Swift will achieve in 2014. Could this be the year she wins a Golden Globe? What about an Oscar? Taylor will also release her fifth studio album this year, and she teases “this [album] just started on new territory.” Let us know what you’re excited about for Taylor Swift in 2014, and enjoy the show!
But wait, in other Taylor Talk news, the Podcast Awards are this Sunday! Tune in via live stream this Sunday at 6:30pm PST on podcastawards.com to see if Taylor Talk won the Best Entertainment and People’s Choice Podcast Awards!

Highlights of Episode 112 of Taylor Talk: The Taylor Swift Podcast
– The Podcast Awards will be aired via live stream this Sunday at 6:30pm PST on podcastawards.com.
– What do you think Taylor would like to achieve in 2014?
– “I would love to get to go the Oscars someday. That’s why I’m so happy to get to be a part of movies.”
– Could “Sweeter Than Fiction” get Taylor Swift an Oscar?
– Be sure to watch The 40th Annual People’s Choice Awards next Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014 9:00pm on CBS. Our girl is nominated for Favorite Country Artist!
– We predict that Taylor Swift will win the People’s Choice Award. I hope we’re right!
– Could Taylor add RED Tour dates for Asia in the spring?
– Diane plans her 23th birthday party… seeing The Giver in theaters.
– Taylor talks about her fifth album: “A great deal of what will happen this year has to do with what will happen this next month.” What does that mean?!?

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13 Taylor Moments of 2013 — Episode 111 of Taylor Talk: The Taylor Swift Podcast

20130328-tayswift-600x-1364480101Can you believe 2013, the year of Taylor is almost over? As the year draws to a close, we recap the top 13 Taylor moments of 2013. So much has happened this year in terms of what Taylor has accomplished… for example, she went on her third headlining tour, recorded a song with Tim McGraw and Keith Urban, and opened an education center at the Country Hall of Fame just to name a few! To be honest, Taylor has achieved so much this past year, and we know that there are only better things to come for her in 2014. We hope you enjoy Episode 111 of Taylor Talk: The Taylor Swift Podcast, and let us know what your favorite Taylor moments of 2013 are in the comments below. Happy listening!

Highlights from Episode 111 of Taylor Talk: The Taylor Swift Podcast
– Sami from @TSwiftOnTour joins us as a special guest this episode.
– Did you know Taylor Swift was the most charitable celebrity of 2013? We are so proud.
– What’s your favorite Taylor Swift moment of 2013? We’ll tell you ours in the main discussion.
– Taylor didn’t win a Golden Globe in 2013, but she might in 2014. Find out when the Golden Globes air on NBC at 8pm.
– Adam loves the “22” music video because it has a chest bump 😛
– Listen to our interview with Shane Drake, the music video director of “Highway Don’t Care,” in Episode 62.
– Sami gives us a first hand account of what it was like to see Taylor perform at LP Field at CMA Fest in Nashville.
– What would a Swifty do if Taylor Swift recorded a song with Justin Timberlake?
– We hope Taylor one day releases a “tell-all” autobiography so we can find out who “I Knew You Were Trouble” is really about!
– Fun Fact: Taylor’s $4 million donation to the Country Music Hall of Fame was the largest individual artist gift in the Hall’s history. She’s incredible.
– “You know you’re a Swiftie when you get very excited after realizing that 2013 was your first year of being a Swifty.” Welcome to the club!
– Swifties are listening to “Chip on my Shoulder” from Legally Blonde the Musical.

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“We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together” – Taylor Swift’s 2013 Grammy Performance

“Highway Don’t Care” – Official Music Video – Tim McGraw, Taylor Swift, and Keith Urban

Prince William, Taylor Swift and Bon Jovi sing “Livin’ On a Prayer” at the Winter Whites Gala

“I Knew You Were Trouble” – Taylor Swift’s Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show Performance

CMA 2013 honored Taylor Swift with the Pinnacle Award

What are Swifties Listening To? “Chip on my Shoulder” from Legally Blonde the Musical

Taylor Swift Jeopardy, the “QuizUp” Edition — Episode 109 of Taylor Talk: The Taylor Swift Podcast

Taylor+Swift+22+music+videoThink you’re the master at the Taylor Swift category on QuizUp? Listen up to find out whether or not you’re worthy to challenge the hosts of Taylor Talk! In Episode 109 of Taylor Talk: The Taylor Swift Podcast, the hosts go head to head in a round of Taylor Swift Jeopardy using the questions from the QuizUp app. If you decide to play along with the hosts, be sure to send in your scores for the opportunity to play Taylor Swift Jeopardy on a future episode of Taylor Talk: The Taylor Swift Podcast! Happy listening & good luck!

Highlights from Episode 109 of Taylor Talk: The Taylor Swift Podcast
– Join your hosts/contestants, Maya, Diane, and Steve for a round of Taylor Swift Jeopardy.
– Check out Taylor Swift’s interview on CMT Radio Live with Cody Alan on cmtradiolive.com.
– Taylor Swift to granted a wish to Delaney Brown, a little girl from PA battling leukemia, by skyping with her this weekend.
– The 40th Annual People’s Choice Awards will air on Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014 9:00pm on CBS. Taylor is nominated for Favorite Country Artist.
– All the jeopardy questions for this episode were taken from the QuizUp app, the biggest trivia game in the world available via iTunes
– Fun fact: Adam came up with most of the questions in the Taylor Swift category on QuizUp!
– That awkward moment when Steve doesn’t remember his last name.
– Did you know that Taylor won a contest in elementary school for her poem “Monster In My Closet” .
– Make sure to tally up your score and let us know what you got! The winner may be join our hosts on a future episode of Taylor Talk :)
– You know you’re TayTalker when you come up with a cheesy fandom name for Taylor Talk! We LOVE it!

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“Never Grow Up” — Episode 107 of Taylor Talk: The Taylor Swift Podcast

tumblr_luiwuvsDfa1qmdmvdo3_250Taylor Swift just turned 24, but we hope she tries to never grow up. To celebrate Taylor’s birthday, the hosts of Taylor Talk: The Taylor Swift Podcast — Adam, Diane, and Steve — discuss the song “Never Grow Up.” The song was released on the Speak Now album in 2010 and was written when Taylor moved into her own apartment. Listen up to our opinions on the song, and feel free to leave us a comment on the episode guide or tweet us at @taylortalk13 to let us know what you think of the song. Enjoy the show!

Highlights from Episode 107 of Taylor Talk: The Taylor Swift Podcast
– Taylor got a Golden Globe nomination for her birthday! She is nominated along with Jack Antonoff for “Sweeter than Fiction” from the soundtrack of the movie One Chance.
– Taylor gave the biggest gift on her birthday… $100,000 to the Nashville Symphony!
– Check out Taylor Swift’s instagram for photos from her garden birthday party.
– Be sure to watch the 40th Annual People’s Choice Awards on Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014 at 9PM on CBS. Taylor is nominated for Favorite Country Artist.
– Last weekly RED Tour Wrap up for 2013 from @TSwiftOnTour.
– Main Discussion: To celebrate Taylor’s birthday, we discuss “Never Grow Up”
– Adam and Diane met because of the song “Never Grow Up” #TaylorTalkFact
– We put ourselves in the director’s chair… how would you film this music video?
– “I just realized everything I have is someday gonna be gone.” :(
– You know you’re a Swifty when you can get a Taylor song stuck in your head just by listening to the song analysis on Taylor Talk!!
– What are Swifties listening to? “On Top of the World” by Imagine Dragons

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Videos Referenced in Episode 107 of Taylor Talk: The Taylor Swift Podcast

Taylor Swift “Never Grow Up” – Washington, DC

Trace Adkins – You’re Gonna Miss This

Harry Chapin – Cats in the Cradle

The Sims – “Never Grow Up”

Swifties are Listening to Imagine Dragons – “On Top Of The World” (Official Music Video)

“Change” Song Analysis – Episode 97 of Taylor Talk: The Taylor Swift Podcast

Taylor_Swift_-_ChangeThe CMAs honored Taylor Swift with the Pinnacle Award, and we use this opportunity to look back and see how far she’s come. In Episode 97 of Taylor Talk: The Taylor Swift Podcast, your hosts Adam, Maya, Diane, and Steve analyze Taylor’s underdog anthem, “Change,” and use that song as a lens to discuss Taylor’s growth as an award-winning country music artist. In addition, we remind you to vote for Taylor Swift in all the upcoming award shows (People’s Choice, American Music Awards, and Aria Awards). Please also vote for Taylor Talk in the Podcast Awards for the People’s Choice and Entertainment categories. Voting closes THIS Friday, November 15th at 9pm EST. Happy listening!

Highlights from Episode 97 of Taylor Talk: The Taylor Swift Podcast
– Things to vote for: Taylor Swift for PCA’s Favorite County Artist, AMA’s Artist of the Year, and Aria Award’s Best International Artist!
– Don’t forget to vote for Taylor Talk in the Podcast Awards for the People’s Choice and Entertainment categories. Voting closes THIS Friday, November 15th at 9pm EST.
– We discuss Taylor’s “Change” from winning the CMA Horizon Award to the Pinnacle Award.
– “It was absolutely the most amazing night of my life, getting to see the emotion of all the people who worked so hard for me.” – Taylor Swift’s response to winning the CMA Horizon Award in 2007
– Secret message: “You made things change for me.” Is that about Scott Borchetta?
– “Change” is proof Taylor doesn’t just write about break ups! Duh.
– Fun Fact: “Change” become part of the 2008 US Olympic Team soundtrack.
– You know you’re a Taylor Talk Swifty when Steve’s deep manly voice can put you to sleep 😛
– Listen to our interview with Clara (@FeministTSwift) on Episode 68.
– Shout out to our friend, Pia Toscano! You can see her Stageit show on December 15th at 5:00 PST.
– What are Swiftie’s listening to? “Queen Bee” by Rochelle Diamante

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Taylor Swift – Official “Change” Music Video

What are Swiftie’s listening to? “Queen Bee” by Rochelle Diamante

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