Taylor Swift performed her hit song Anti-Hero for the first time live during a surprise appearance at London’s O2 Arena yesterday (Thursday, January 12).

The multi-award winning pop star appeared onstage with The 1975 as part of the UK leg of the band’s current international tour.

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She appeared wearing a shining mirrored dress and sang the song acoustically with a white guitar.


taylor swift singing anti-hero live for the 1st time as the special surprise guest at the 1975 show @ the london o2 just happened RIGHT IN FRONT OF ME

♬ original sound - vanessa isabelle 🪩

It comes as Swift scored nominations for the 2023 Brit Awards, which were announced earlier on Thursday.

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She will take on fellow US stars Lizzo and Beyonce for the title of best international artist.

@yannon_ No way did the 1975 just bring out Taylor Swift #1975 #taylorswift #the1975attheirverybest ♬ original sound - Rhiannon Williams

Anti-Hero was also nominated for best international song of the year, taking on Lizzo’s About Damn Time and Beyonce’s Break My Soul.

Last year the song helped Swift secure the coveted double-chart domination after it landed at number one on the Official Charts.