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Music notes: Taylor Swift, Ariana Grande and more


Taylor Swift and Jack Antonoff thanked fans for making their song “Cruel Summer” number one on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. Taylor posted a video to her socials celebrating the achievement. “Our favorite song from Lover,” Jack said in the video. “The song that we said was the best song but we thought, ‘Oh, you know what, this is our secret best song.’ That’s what we thought.” Taylor joked that her fans made it happen even though it’s not even the summer anymore. “It’s deep fall. I’m wearing a sweater,” she said.

In other news, Kansas City Chiefs coach Andy Reid praised Taylor’s boyfriend Travis Kelce‘s performance after they won against the Los Angeles Chargers on Sunday. “Kelce keeps getting better with time,” Andy said, before he made his best guess as to why. “Taylor can stay around all she wants.”

We also have new projects from two members of BTS. Today, V released two new versions of his song “Slow Dancing,” off his album Layover: “Slow Dancing (FRNK Remix)” and “Slow Dancing (Cautious Clay Remix).” Meanwhile, Jimin has dropped Jimin’s Production Diary, a documentary that goes behind the scenes of the making of his first solo album. You can watch the doc now, exclusively on Weverse.

Ariana Grande is teasing fans about her upcoming seventh studio album. After sharing an Instagram post with photos and videos of goats on a farm, Ari joked in her caption about a potential album name. “ag7: goat mother,” Ariana wrote. 

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