In early May, reports surfaced that Taylor Swift had moved on to dating the insufferable lead singer of The 1975’s, Matty Healy, after splitting from longtime boyfriend Joe Alwyn. Apparently, the rumor inspired the Swifties to check out his band’s music, which led to a huge bump in the streams.
according to paintingStreams of the 1975 catalog increased 14% between May 3 and the previous Thursday. It is worth noting that Hailey Join his friend Phoebe Bridgers during her opening act on Swift’s “The Eras Tour” (get tickets here) on Saturday, May 6 in Nashville, Tennessee, so Pharbz could have influenced the surge as well.
Regardless, the 1975 catalog is likely to see bigger gains in the coming week. On Thursday, May 11, Swift and Hailey were spotted kissing while on a date at Casa Cipriani in New York City. The supposed pairing comes after they dated briefly in 2014 and collaborated on a song for Swift’s latest album, midnightthis “never came out”.
1975 is headed to the European festival circuit this summer, where you can watch Hailey eat raw meat, make out with fans, or get tattoos on stage. Tickets are available for purchase through StubHub, orders are 100% guaranteed through StubHub’s FanProtect Program.
As for Swift, the “Eras Tour” runs through August. Read our roundup of the Las Vegas stops and see every surprise song they’ve played on the tour so far. Get tickets for all upcoming dates here.