Swifties, tune in tonight to see Taylor perform live from Australia.
+ Taylor Swift and Katy Perry will appear on tonight’s “Grammy Nominations Concert Live!! — Countdown To Music’s Biggest Night” TV special. Taylor will perform live from Australia, while Katy will be broadcast from Canada. Lorde and Miguel have also been added to the lineup. (Rolling Stone)
+ The world lost the inspiring leader Nelson Mandela yesterday. Celebrities paid tribute to the man who brought an end to apartheid. Beyoncé and Jay Z, John Legend, and Fergie, and will.i.am shared photos taken with Mandela. Rihanna wrote, “One of the greatest men who’s ever lived.” (MTV News)
+ Wild Flag has called it quits. Composed of Mary Timony, Rebecca Cole, and Janet Weiss and Carrie Brownstein of Sleater-Kinney, the band released just one album. “It was great but it just kinda ran its course,” Janet said. “It’s hard to have a band when you live five hours apart by plane.” :( (Pitchfork)
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