Although Taylor Swift has not been announced as one of the guests participating in CMTs Loretta Lynn tribute special on October 30, she appeared in a short video clip to remember the singer. Taylor specifically honored Loretta for her songwriting, which is something she herself became known for in her music career. However, Taylor admitted that female songwriters wouldn’t be where they are today if it weren’t for Loretta, who died earlier this month.
“I’m so grateful to Loretta for being an example, not only to songwriters everywhere, but more specifically to female songwriters,” Taylor quipped. “She was so ahead of her time. The way she practiced brutal, honest, fearless honesty every time she sat down to write a song is something that changed music forever and paved the way for every songwriter today trying to be honest and truthful. be.”
Coal Miner’s Daughter: A Celebration of the Life and Music of Loretta Lynn broadcast live on October 30, less than a month after Loretta’s death at age 90. Several country music stars were on hand to perform songs in Loretta’s honor, while others took the Opry stage to deliver brief eulogies. Those who couldn’t make it in person, like Taylor, appeared via video messages.
Taylor released her most recent album, Midnighton October 21. As she has throughout her career, she wrote every single song on the record. Midnight features 13 brand new songs, as well as one bonus track. Plus, the album’s 03:00 issue, which came out three hours later Midnightalso includes seven additional songs.
Taylor said that Midnight was inspired by sleepless nights throughout her life. Some of the songs took fans back to moments in the singer’s life that happened years ago, while others talked about her current relationship with Joe Alwyn.