At the 2024 Grammys, Taylor Swift thrilled fans with a surprise announcement: her upcoming album, The Tortured Poets Department, is set to release this year. While accepting the award for Best Pop Vocal for her 2022 record “Midnights,” Swift revealed the news, sparking excitement among her devoted following.

This announcement came as Swift celebrated her 13th Grammy win, a significant milestone for the artist. Swift shared her gratitude with fans before dropping the bombshell news, leaving the audience buzzing with anticipation.

Swift swiftly shared the album’s sultry cover on social media, teasing fans with the caption, “All’s fair in love and poetry… New album THE TORTURED POETS DEPARTMENT.”

Despite later winning a historic fourth Album of the Year award for “Midnights,” fans were abuzz with excitement over the impending release of Swift’s newest LP. Many had anticipated Swift would announce “Reputation (Taylor’s Version)” at the ceremony, but her surprise announcement left them eagerly awaiting the arrival of “The Tortured Poets Department.”

Here’s what we know so far about Swift’s 11th album:

Title: The album is titled “The Tortured Poets Department,” a title speculated to hold deeper meanings.

Cover: Swift shared a black-and-white album cover, reminiscent of her original “1989” cover, featuring her in a black top and shorts.

Release Date: The album is set to drop on Friday, April 19, as revealed by Swift herself.

Tracklist: Swift shared the album’s tracklist, featuring 16 songs plus one bonus track. Notable collaborations include Post Malone and Florence + The Machine.

Beta Listener Approval: Swift’s boyfriend, Travis Kelce, praised the album in a pre-Super Bowl interview, describing it as “unbelievable.”

Duration: Swift revealed that she has been working on the album for about two years, making it a highly anticipated release for fans.

Special Editions: Swift announced multiple special editions of the album, including “The Bolter,” “The Albatross,” and “The Black Dog,” each with unique covers and bonus tracks.

Therapeutic Writing: Swift described “The Tortured Poets Department” as her most cathartic project yet, emphasizing the therapeutic nature of songwriting for her.

As Swift prepares to unveil her latest musical endeavor, fans eagerly await the arrival of “The Tortured Poets Department,” poised to make a significant impact in the music industry.