During the 66th Grammy Awards, Taylor Swift revealed a significant secret as she accepted the award for Best Pop Vocal Album for “Midnights.” Swift, who won her 13th Grammy, shared that she had been keeping something secret for almost two years. She announced the release of her new album, titled “The Tortured Poets Department,” scheduled to drop on April 19.
“A secret that I’ve been keeping from you for the past two years … my brand new album comes out April 19th,” she said as she accepted her award.
“It’s called The Tortured Poets Department and I’m going to go post the cover right now backstage.”
During the 66th Grammy Awards, Taylor Swift announced her new album, “The Tortured Poets Department,” triggering enthusiastic cheers from the audience.
The album cover, featuring Swift reclining among pillows in semi-sheer lingerie, was unveiled on her social media channels and official website shortly after the announcement. Fans expressed excitement over the unexpected news, and Swift shared some lyrics from the upcoming album.
“And so I enter into evidence/My tarnished coat of arms/My muses, acquired like bruises/My talismans and charms/The tick, tick tick of love bombs/My veins of pitch black ink ..”
Within minutes, the album’s title had been hashtagged over 25,000 times on X (previously Twitter).
“The Tortured Poets Department is my favourite and it’s not even out yet,” one fan gushed.
“Doing Swift zoomies!” wrote another.
“I’m crying, how could she keep this from us???” wrote a third.
One fan joked that Swift was “diabolical” for keeping that news a secret for so long.
“I seriously cannot wrap my head around the fact that she has been keeping this from us for 2 years,” they wrote.
“Like this woman is diabolical omfg.”