Taylor Swift delighted fans during her acceptance speech for the Grammy Award for Best Pop Vocal Album for “Midnights” by revealing her upcoming album, “The Tortured Poets Department,” set to release on April 19.
In a heartfelt moment, Swift expressed her gratitude to the Recording Academy and her fans, acknowledging that the award reflects the passion of her dedicated followers. She then dropped the exciting news, saying, “I want to say thank you to the fans by telling you a secret that I’ve been keeping from you . It’s called ‘The Tortured Poets Department.’”
Swift promised to share the album’s cover from backstage after wrapping up her acceptance speech, building anticipation for the upcoming release.
Leading up to the awards show, eagle-eyed Swifties noticed a change in Taylor Swift’s profile picture on various social media platforms, including X, Instagram, and Facebook, where she switched to a black-and-white version. Fans speculated that this subtle change could be a hint about an announcement related to a new “Taylor’s version” of her “Reputation” album, which also features a black-and-white cover.
Swift, who received six Grammy nominations, including for “Anti-Hero” in the Best Song and Record of the Year categories, as well as a nod for “Midnights” in the Album of the Year category, playfully shared, “This is my 13th Grammy. This is my lucky number, I don’t know if I’ve ever told you that,” adding a touch of charm to her speech.
As Taylor Swift continues to captivate audiences with her musical prowess, the surprise announcement of “The Tortured Poets Department” adds an extra layer of excitement for fans eagerly awaiting new music from the iconic singer-songwriter.