During a media event for the Super Bowl on Monday, he shared that he had a chance to listen to some of her 11th studio album. “I have heard some of it, yes. And it is unbelievable,” the Kansas City Chiefs tight end told reporters. “I can’t wait for her to shake up the world when it finally drops.”
When asked for more details on her Midnights follow-up, he replied, “I can’t give you anything. I’ll leave that up to her.”
Elsewhere in the press event, Kelce praised the megastar on breaking the Grammy record for the most Album of the Year as she swooped her fourth trophy, thanks to Midnights. “She’s unbelievable. She’s re-writing the history books herself,” he smiled, adding, “I told her I’ll have to hold up my end of the bargain and come home with hardware, too.”
When accepting the award for Best Pop Vocal Album (Midnights) during Sunday’s ceremony, Swift announced the Tortured Poets Department and its release date. “I want to say thank you to the members of the Recording Academy for voting this way,” she said. “But I know that the way that the Recording Academy voted is a direct reflection of the passion of the fans. So I want to say thank you to the fans by telling you a secret that I’ve been keeping from you for the last two years, which is that my brand new album comes out on April 19.”
The following Monday, Swift shared the track list for the album, revealing a total of 17 songs (including a bonus track) and collaborations with Post Malone and Florence + The Machine.