Let the Games Begin! Here’s Every Instagram Countdown Hint Taylor Swift Has Actually Dropped– Up Until Now

Are you ready for it?

After teasing fans on Friday with a date– April 26– shared to her social networks accounts and a countdown clock on her site ticking down to the mysterious day, Taylor Swift offered more hints that something huge is on the horizon for her beloved Swifties.

On April 14, the 29- year-old Grammy winner posted another pastel-hued image: a closeup of her brilliantly manicured hands, decked out with many vibrant rings, resting on her yellow double-breasted sports jacket. The image bears the caption “4.26,” once again referencing to date of the countdown.

She followed up the post with another image shared on the early morning of April 15, this one revealing what appears to be intense pink tulle. The caption is similar to the previous 2 Instagrams: “4.26”

That evening brought a new post including Swift’s felines Meredith and Olivia resting on a sofa, captioned once again with “4.26”

Come Tuesday, Swift dropped another heart tip, this time in a teal color.

On Thursday afternoon, Swift shared a picture of the wheel and spokes of a teal bicycle.

Heading into the weekend, Swift was all about the shimmer, sharing a close-up shot of sequins on Friday early morning.

On Saturday, Swift shared the current hint: 4 pictures of chickens using sunglasses Then on Sunday, she posted an image of a colorful array of tiles

Monday morning brought an image of three people in pantsuits carrying briefcases

On Wednesday, Swift shared an image of a vase filled with pink peonies

The social media activity, which began at midnight on April 13 with a picture of a jeweled heart, has actually stoked speculation that brand-new music is coming soon.

Fans around the world– including in Japan and Melbourne– have actually spotted billboards bearing the exact same aesthetic as her social media posts. They bear the URL “aprilTwentySix.com,” which reroutes to the countdown clock on Swift’s website.

If it is indeed a single that is dropped on that date, Swift’s brand-new music will be her first because leaving her long time house Huge Maker Label Group and moving over to Republic Records and Universal Music Group

Fans– who not surprisingly started going crazy– have actually been hypothesizing for weeks that Swift was preparing to launch her seventh studio album.

In late February, Swift posted a number of Instagram images that stirred up lots of enjoyment among Swifties hoping for new music. She was likewise photographed a number of times just recently visiting a recording studio.

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Then at the iHeartRadio Music Awards on March 14, the vocalist addressed the speculation while accepting the award for trip of the year.

” I like your passion, I like your attention to detail, I like how much you care. I love seeing all the things you’re posting online. I just wished to let you know that when there is new music, you will be the very first to understand,” she cheekily informed the audience.

During her last album cycle, Swift struck back at critics of her reputation through her music. Reclaiming the snake– the star’s social media pages were flooded with the reptile after Kim Kardashian West released a modified telephone call between the singer and her husband– the super star went on to smash records with her 6th studio album and world tour.

After staying primarily under the radar for months and cleaning her social networks pages, Swift returned to the public but kept her personal life (including a happy relationship with British star Joe Alwyn) tightly under covers.

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” A couple of years ago, someone called me a snake on social media and it captured on. And after that a lot of individuals called me a lot of names on social media,” Swift informed her audience on the opening night of her trip in Arizona last year. “And I went through some actually low times for a while because of it. I went through long times when I didn’t know if I was gon na get to do this any longer and I guess the snakes … I desired to send a message to you men that if somebody utilizes name contacting us to bully you on social networks and even if a lot of people get on board with it, that doesn’t need to beat you. It can enhance you rather.”

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Angie Ronson

Angie Ronson is Editor-in-Chief at THRS. She covers the transformative impact of new technology on all sectors.