Global superstar, singer-songwriter and seven-time Grammy® Award winner Taylor Swift premiered the music video for her new single ‘Bad Blood’ at the Billboard Music Awards. The Billboard Music Awards 2015 were broadcasted live on ABC in the U.S. and saw Taylor win 8 awards – including Top Artist, Top Billboard 200 Album and Billboard Chart Achievement Award – making her the most awarded artist in Billboard’s history with 20 career wins.
Produced by Taylor Swift and directed by Joseph Kahn, the video for ‘Bad Blood’ is an epic, mini summer blockbuster. It features starring roles from Emmy winners, Golden Globe winners, Grammy winners, an Oscar nominee as well as both upcoming and iconic supermodels. These include Lily Aldridge, Zendaya, Haley Williams, Gigi Hadid, Ellie Goulding, Hailee Steinfeld, Lena Dunham, Jessica Alba, Serayah, Martha Hunt, Kendrick Lamar, Selena Gomez, Ellen Pompeo, Mariska Hargitay, Cara Delevigne, Cindy Crawford and Karlie Kloss, all of whom chose their individual character’s name and persona.
The video accompanies a brand new remixed version of ‘Bad Blood’ which features Kendrick Lamar and is written by Taylor Swift, Max Martin, Shellback and Kendrick Lamar, and produced by Max Martin and Shellback (for MXM productions) and Ilya for Wolfcousins Productions. ‘Bad Blood’ is the fourth single to be released from Taylor’s critically acclaimed, history breaking new album 1989 which has sold over 7.5 million albums worldwide to date.
Watch ‘Bad Blood’ music video here