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Hayley Kiyoko Discusses Her Recent Performance with Taylor Swift, Possible Collab with Lauren Jauregui

Hayley Kiyoko Taylor Swift BillboardReporters caught up with singer Hayley Kiyoko backstage at the Billboard’s big 2018 Women in Music event held earlier this week. The main questions, of course, centered on Hayley’s recent performance with Taylor Swift at The Ally Coalition’s big fundraiser in New York. Fan videos of Taylor’s unscheduled appearance went viral on social media shortly after she left the stage.

But the reporters also asked Hayley about rumors that she may be thinking about a collab with her friend Lauren Jauregui. Lauren presented Hailey with Billboard’s 2018 Rising Star Award at the event.

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Hayley Kiyoko’s Accepts Rising Star Award at 2018 Billboard Women in Music Awards

Hayley Kiyoko BillboardAfter being introduced by her friend Lauren Jauregui, Hayley Kiyoko accepted the Billboard’s 2018 Rising Star Award with tears in her eyes. Hayley, who is known for her activism in support of LGBTQ youth, told her fans that “no one wants to be brave” but that because of their “support and faith” in her, she was fortunate enough to find her true “purpose in life.”

You can check out Hayley’s full speech, as well as Lauren’s introduction, below.   Continue Reading →

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Taylor Swift Makes Surprise Appearance with Hayley Kiyoko at LGBTQ Youth Benefit

Taylor Swift Ally CoalitionThe new progressive warrior everyone has needed? Attendees at Jack Antonoff’s Ally Coalition fundraising event in New York last night seem like they thought Hayley Kiyoko was teasing when she announced that her new friend Taylor Swift was nervous about performing at the town hall. Then Taylor walked out and the young audience at the benefit for the LGBTQ youth organization cheered loudly … many apparently in disbelief.

Taylor performed her hit “Delicate” for the assembled crowd, and Hayley provided harmony on the song. When it was done, Taylor and Hayley shared not one but two seemingly heart-felt hugs as the audience erupted.

After years of avoiding any overtly political causes, Taylor has recently Continue Reading →

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Taylor Swift Brings Hayley Kiyoko on Stage at Reputation Tour to Perform “Curious”

Taylor Swift Hayley Kiyoko ReputationGuest appearances have been relatively few and far between on Taylor Swift’s Reputation Tour, at least in comparison to previous tours. But Taylor invited singer Hayley Kiyoko to perform her single, “Curious,” in front of a sell-out audience at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro, MA.

After performing, Hayley sang Taylor’s praises in a post to her Instagram account, squashing – at least for the moment – rumors of previous ‘bad blood’ between the two …

Take a look at a clip of Hayley’s performance, and her thoughts on her experience being brought up on stage by Taylor, below. Continue Reading →

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