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Taylor Swift's The Archer Release Had Fans Confused When Nothing Showed Up On Spotify

"BUT WHERE IS IT???" An annoyed fan tweets. Taylor Swift's single The Archer isn't showing up on Spotify, and fans are tweeting out their anger.

29 July 2019 by Fachana Techamaneewat

LOS ANGELES - MAR 14: Taylor Swift at the iHeart Radio Music Awards - Arrivals at the Microsoft Theater on March 14, 2019 in Los Angeles, CA — Photo by Jean_Nelson

Taylor Swift's new single, 'The Archer', was just announced on Spotify, but when thousands of fans clicked on the notification, well, they found nothing. The song just wasn't there. And fans went crazy.

Oof. It turns out Spotify released the announcement just a little bit too early.

And it led to a lot of unamused fans, and thousands immediately took to Twitter to vent their anger.

Check out those tweets below:

We can feel the fans' frustration. The #TheArcher hashtag even trended due to the confusion.

However, quite a few fans began using the hashtag to spin a more positive light, with several using it to promote Taylor Swift's nominations for the 2019's Video Music Award (VMAs). With that, they called for other fans to help vote for Taylor.

And guess what?

Taylor Swift and Ariana Grande are actually two of the top contenders this year, both with a jaw-dropping 10 nominations each.

Not only that, but the two singers are also directly competing in the categories 'Song of the Year' and 'Video of the Year', with 'You Need To Calm Down' and 'thank u, next', respectively.

Right now, fans are battling it out to support their favourite singers, and in case you're interested, fans are allowed to vote up to 10 times in each category.

Oh, and did we mention a new category has just been added to this year's VMAs?

Yes. And that category is the 'Best K-Pop' category.

Not long after, though, the announcement quickly sparked outrage in K-pop fans who outright believed that the category was racist. The loudest voices were from BTS fans AKA the ARMYs, with hundreds tweeting out the hashtags #VMAsRacist and #BTSdeservesMORE.

This is a result of the ARMYs believing that BTS should be able to compete in the main categories and win "real" awards in the VMAs.

Check out some of the tweets below:

All in all, what is your opinion on the situation? You can read more about the controversy here.

Until then, though, who are you hoping to win an award in the VMAs? Taylor Swift? Ariana Grande? Or maybe you have another favourite celebrity that you're rooting for.

Either way, we wish all the celebrities good luck! And who knows, maybe BTS will be nominated for one of the main categories in the future VMAs.

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Fachana Techamaneewat is a news writer at Exclusive Hollywood and is responsible for researching and writing news articles while providing story updates wherever necessary.

Fun fact: On the weekends, she's an avid writer for practically anything. Her current obsession is the Umbrella Academy, and as of now, is writing a book.

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