Taylor Swift accepts the "Best Pop Vocal Album" award for "Midnights" onstage during the 66th GRAMMY Awards at Crypto.com Arena on February 04, 2024 in Los Angeles, California. Image Credit: AFP

Los Angeles: Billionaire pop star Taylor Swift will release a new album named The Tortured Poets Department on April 19.

She posted the album cover on X, the platform formerly known as Twitter.

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The announcement comes as Swift had just won her 13th Grammy Award on Sunday, according to AP.

“My brand new album comes out April 19. It’s called the Tortured Poets Department. I’m going to go and post the cover right now backstage,” she announced.

And so she did.


On her Instagram , Swift posted a black-and-white image of her reclining across pillows. The top half of her face and lower half of her legs are cut off in the low-contrast image.

“All’s fair in love and poetry...” her caption read.

Swift had provoked mass speculation earlier in the night when her site seemed to go down. Some theorized she was gearing up to release “Reputation (Taylor’s Version),” but cryptic clues on the “crashed” site indicated that might be a misdirect.

And so it was.

The site’s back up now, focused around the upcoming album, with preordering and merchandise options.

Swift is set to head back out on her Eras tour this week, performing for four nights in Tokyo. She still will be able to make it back to the U.S. later in the week to catch her boyfriend Travis Kelce playing in the Sup