Taylor Swift announces new album during MTV VMAs Video of the Year acceptance speech

The pop star took to the stage at the Prudential Center in New Jersey to accept her third and final prize of the night for All Too Well: The Short Film and used her speech to reveal that her next album will be released on 21 October. At the end of her speech, she announced: , "I had sort of made up my mind that if you were going to be this generous and give us this, I thought it might be a fun moment to tell you that my brand new album comes out October 21st. And I will tell you more at midnight."