Taylor Swift Takes Fearless (Taylor’s Version) From Consideration For Grammy And CMA Awards
Taylor Swift will not enter her re-recorded Fearless (Taylor’s Version) for Grammy and CMA Awards.
The pop superstar, 31, has decided to ditch the album released this year, billboard.com reported on Tuesday.
However, she will put her ninth studio album Evermore in every eligible category for nomination.
Taylor Swift will not submit her re-recorded Fearless (Taylor’s Version) to Grammy and CMA Awards, Billboard.com reported Tuesday.
Swift re-recorded her second studio album from 2008 after Scooter Braun bought Big Machine Records, which had the rights to her first six albums in 2019.
In a statement to Billboard, a Republic Records representative said: “After careful consideration, Taylor Swift will not be entering Fearless (Taylor’s Version) in any category at this year’s Grammy and CMA Awards.
“Fearless has already won four Grammys, including Album of the Year, as well as the CMA Award for Album of the Year in 2009/2010 and remains the most awarded country album of all time.”
“Fearless has already won four Grammys, including Album of the Year, as well as the CMA Award for Album of the Year in 2009/2010 and remains the most awarded country album of all time,” a Republic Records representative said in a statement.
However, the pop superstar, 31, will nominate her ninth studio album Evermore in every eligible category. It was released in December 2020
In 2020, Swift released two new albums, Folklore and Evermore.
With Folklore, hitmaker Whitney Houston broke a long-standing record for having an album that spent the most weeks at number one on the Billboard 200.
Folklore won Album Of The Year at the Grammys last March.
The companion album Evermore, released in December 2020, is eligible for the 2022 Grammys.
Like Folklore, it was written and recorded during the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown.
The release featured contributions from several other artists, including HAIM, Bon Iver, and The National, and Jack Antonoff also worked as a songwriter and producer.
In June, Swift announced: that her hugely successful Red album is the next title in her back catalog that she will revisit.
“This is the first time you’ll hear all 30 songs that were supposed to be on Red. And hey, one of them is even ten minutes long,” she tweeted, adding that the new version will be released on November 19.
In June, Swift announced that Red will be her next album that she will re-record with 30 songs intended to be released and a release date of November 19.