Global superstar and seven-time Grammy® Award winner Taylor Swift premiered the music video for her new single ‘Style’ today at 1:30pm GMT on TaylorSwift.com and VEVO.
‘Style’ is written by Taylor Swift, Max Martin, Shellback and Ali Paymi and produced by Max Martin and Shellback (for MXM productions) and Ali Paymi (for Wolf Cousins productions).
The third single to be taken from Taylor’s critically acclaimed, history breaking new album 1989, ‘Style’ is already climbing up the charts in the US and is currently at no.14 in Billboard’s Top 200 Digital songs.
Shot around Los Angeles, the video for ‘Style’ was directed by film director and screen writer, Kyle Newman (Fanboys, The Hollow) and incorporates personal video footage of Taylor’s.
‘Style’ follows singles ‘Shake It Off’ – which peaked at No. 1 on iTunes in 64 countries and has sold in excess of four million downloads in the U.S. alone – and ‘Blank Space’ – which immediately skyrocketed to the top of Billboard’s Hot 100 US on its debut and has reached no. 1 on iTunes in 82 countries.
Taylor’s critically acclaimed fifth studio album 1989 topped iTunes sales charts in over 95 countries on its release and has sold over 8.4 million albums worldwide to date. It was the highest selling release since 2002 and the top selling album of 2014 in the US, where it has now spent 11 weeks at no. 1 on the Billboard 100 chart.
Taylor Swift is a global superstar, seven-time GRAMMY winner and the youngest winner in history of the music industry’s highest honour, the GRAMMY Award for Album of the Year. She is the only artist in music history to have three albums (2010’s Speak Now, 2012’s RED, 2014’s 1989) hit the 1 million plus first-week sales figure, and the first artist since The Beatles (and the only female artist in history) to log six or more weeks at No. 1 in the U.S. with three consecutive studio albums. Taylor has career record sales in excess of 40 million albums and 130 million song downloads and is one of the top 5 selling digital music artists worldwide. She has an album on Rolling Stone’s prestigious The 50 Greatest Albums of All Time (by women) list, Time magazine has named her one of the 100 Most Influential People in the world, and she is Billboard’s youngest-ever Woman of the Year and the only artist to have been awarded this honour twice.
This spring will see Taylor Swift embark on The 1989 World Tour, which kicks off on 5 May 2015 in Tokyo, and encompasses eight countries and span four continents, including North America, Europe, Australia and Asia. The European leg of The 1989 World Tour will start on 19 June in Germany at Lanxess Arena, Cologne and wrap in London on 27 June when Taylor headlines Barclaycard Presents British Summer Time Hyde Park 2015.