In 2014, due to a glitch in the Canadian version of iTunes, a Taylor Swift song titled “Track 3” was released and immediately shot to the top of the charts. Fans who downloaded the song had purchased eight seconds of static noise for $1.29.
Taylor Swift was born into wealth. Her father is “a descendant of three generations of bank presidents” and worked for Merrill Lynch. At the age of 14 her family moved to Nashville where her father purchased a stake in Big Machine, the label to which Swift first signed.
In 2014, Taylor Swift accidentally released 8 seconds of white noise on iTunes for $1.29. It became #1 in Canada almost immediately before being removed.
After Kanye’s interruption of Taylor Swift’s acceptance speech, Comedy Central played a South Park episode mocking Kanye’s ego, four times in a row, back to back.