Everything we know about Taylor Swift's new album The Tortured Poets Department

Taylor Swift is only secretive and manipulative because she cares.  Practicing what she preaches, the "Mastermind" singer surprised everyone at the 2024 Grammy Awards when she took the stage to accept Best Pop Vocal Album for Midnights  

— her lucky 13th time winning one of the golden gramophones — and officially announced her 11th original studio album, The Tortured Poets Department.  

"I want to say thank you to the fans by telling you a secret that I've been keeping from you for the last two years, which is that my brand-new album comes out April 19,"  

she added with a grin on her face. "It is named The Tortured Poets Department. "I'm going to post the cover backstage."  

The announcement surprised Swifties everywhere because, prior to the awards show, fans speculated that the "Anti-Hero" singer might be announcing the widely anticipated re-recorded version of her sixth album,  

Reputation, based on a series of strange and intentional Easter eggs, including the fact that her website and online store went down for extended periods of time on Grammys Sunday.  

Alas, Swift was on her "Vigilante S---" again, and here we are, members of the Tortured Swifties Department, attempting to figure out what the new record would bring us.  

To that purpose, here's all we know so far about The Tortured Poets Department — but keep checking back because this story will be updated as more information becomes available.  

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