Taylor Swift kicked off her campaign to release re-recorded versions of all of her first albums earlier this year with: Fearless (Taylor’s version). Today, a Republic Records representative confirmed that: Billboard that the new version of fearless will not be submitted for consideration at the next Grammy or CMA Awards. Instead, her 2020 album forever will be submitted for consideration in all eligible Grammy categories.
“fearless has already won four Grammys, including Album of the Year, as well as the CMA Award for Album of the Year in 2009/2010 and remains the most awarded country album of all time,” said the label representative.
In 2019, Swift announced plans to re-record her Big Machine albums to regain control of her masters. The next installment in the series is Red (Taylor’s version), which is due to take place on November 19. forever was her second album of 2020; his predecessor folklore won the Grammy for Album of the Year. Swift recently shared a new collaboration with Justin Vernon and Aaron Dessner’s Big Red Machine.
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