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30 Times Taylor Swift Made 2018 Her Bitch

Strap in Swifties, it's been a real year.

1. She started January off with a bang when she dropped the extremely epic video for "End Game", with Ed Sheeran and Future.

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And the behind the scenes video revealed that the dancers had to bop along to a cowbell, without actually hearing the song.

2. She shared her support for March For Our Lives and spoke out against gun violence in the USA.

3. It was revealed that she would star in the upcoming Cats movie, which is potentially the most ~Taylor Swift~ choice she's ever made.

4. In March, she released the "Delicate" music video which features an epic dance sequence and the sweetest woman you've ever seen.

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5. Then she proved how much she loved us by releasing a second music video on Spotify which is seriously the definition of Soft™.

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6. In April she dropped two Spotify singles: an acoustic version of "Delicate" which makes you feel like you're floating up to heaven, and a beautiful cover of "September".


7. She started her Reputation stadium tour in May in Arizona. The tour went to six countries with 53 shows.

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8. Two days before starting the tour, she invited foster families in the area to come watch the full dress rehearsal.

Thanx 2 @taylorswift + crew for a sneak peak of a #reputationstadiumtour It’s going to be incredible! U didn’t need to visit the hospital, to give anybody free tickets that night, to feed us pizza, and to stay 3 hours later just to take pics with everyone....but you did! 💛💛

9. It was an ICONIC tour. It was full of moments which seemed totally engineered for die-hard fans: 10 songs from old albums, three stages and even a path through the crowd that Taylor walked each night.

📹 | Taylor walking through the crowd tonight + mouthing “Hi babe!” to someone #repTourLondon

10. Also she had a few rain shows, where it poured for basically the whole concert.

I still cannot get over this rain what a trooper

I was at two of them and let me tell you: a Taylor Swift show in the rain is something everyone needs to experience at least once in their life. Also she ripped off her eyelashes at one point during the storm which was iconic AF.

11. On the opening night, she delivered a speech to the audience about bullying and how ~certain people~ really affected her mental health.

"A couple of years ago, someone called me a snake on social media and it caught on. And then a lot of people called me a lot of names on social media. I went through some really low times for a while because of it. I went through some times when I didn't know if I was going to get to do this anymore."

"I wanted to send a message to you guys that if someone uses name-calling to bully you on social media, and even if a lot of people jump on board with it, that doesn't have to beat you. It can strengthen you instead."

12. In June during her show in Chicago, she gave a beautiful speech about pride month.

June is Pride Month & @taylorswift13 gave a really great speech!! We've come so far, but we've still got a long way to go... #repTourChicago #PrideMonth

"So this month and every month I want to send out my love and respect to everybody who has been brave enough to be honest about the way they feel, to live their lives as they are, as they feel they should be, as they identify."

13. Actually she gave a lot of great speeches: on the one-year anniversary of her sexual assault trial she spoke about how society treats victims.

"I just wanted to say I'm sorry to anyone who wasn't believed, because I don't know what turn my life would have taken if people didn't believe me when I said that something had happened to me."

14. After a fan started a "1 2 3 let's go bitch" chant at one of her shows, she wholeheartedly embraced it and was mouthing along with the crowd by the end.

📹 | Taylor counting 1, 2, 3 during Delicate #repTourDublin (via emsfinn77 on IG)

15. She released a song, "Babe", (originally written for her album Red) with country band Sugarland.

She starred as a homewrecking redhead in the music video.

16. She acknowledged International Snake Day while singing "Look What You Made Me Do" at her Ohio concert in July.

“happy national snake day my favorite day of the year” #repTourCleveland (my video please give credit if you take)

17. She brought out some seriously amazing guests on tour.

Taylor Swift and Robbie Williams singing Angels!!! #repTourLondon

Robbie Williams, Tim McGraw and Faith Hill, Troye Sivan, Selena Gomez, Bryan Adams, Hayley Kiyoko, Maren Morris and Niall Horan to name a few.

18. She attended the Billboard Awards in one of the most beautiful gowns I've ever laid eyes on.

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19. She got political on Instagram for the first time, revealing that she would be voting for the Democratic candidate for Tennessee.

She encouraged her followers to do research and vote for whoever agreed with their own values.

20. Which led to a huge spike in voter registration across the US.

The director of communications for said: "We are up to 65,000 registrations in a single 24-hour period since T. Swift's post."

21. Then she posted photos of her fans early voting to her Instagram stories.


22. She performed "I Did Something Bad" at the AMAs and lit every man on the planet on fire.

my favourite thing to do on a tuesday night is watch taylor swift end the male population

23. Then she won four awards, making her the most awarded female in AMAs history (with 23 wins).

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24. And afterwards had a giant party which showed us all how goddamn fancy her house is. A mosaic mural? Ok sis.

25. In November, she announced her new record deal with Universal.

As part of her contract, she negotiated for all artists on the label to receive a profit from Spotify shares.

26. She said "fuck yeah gay rights" and did a surprise performance on stage with Hayley Kiyoko at the Ally Coalition benefit concert in New York.

this ain’t for the best my reputation’s never been worse, so you must like me for me @HayleyKiyoko x surprise guest @taylorswift13 🌟

(Also look how shocked she is that everyone in the crowd yelled "1 2 3 let's go bitch".)

27. It was revealed she had the highest-grossing North American tour of all time.

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28. She was named the most influential person on Twitter, despite only tweeting 13 times.

29. She had the highest-selling album of the year...despite the fact that reputation came out in 2017.

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30. And she took time out on her birthday to drop the trailer for the Reputation Stadium Tour which is coming out on Netflix on New Year's Eve.

Thanks so much for all the birthday wishes! Today I finally get to show you something we’ve been working on for a while... the trailer for the Reputation Stadium Tour! The entire concert film will premiere on @Netflix at 12:01AM PT December 31.