Why is every Taylor Swift album release a massive event?

The q this music panel takes a close look at Taylor Swift's new album, Lover.
Taylor Swift performs on stage for the 1989 World Tour. (Christopher Polk/Getty Images)

Every Friday, the q This panel looks at the biggest stories in music news. Today, guest host Angeline Tetteh-Wayoe is joined by music journalist A. Harmony and social media editor Elamin Abdelmahmoud to talk about Taylor Swift's new album. 

Taylor Swift dropped her seventh album called Lover. Since it's release, several outlets are predicting the album's success. Rolling Stone is calling Lover a "guaranteed success" and Forbes said it's a "massive hit."

The q This panel discuss what is it about Taylor Swift and her music that commands so much attention. 

— Produced by ​Emma Godmere

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