In just under a month, Taylor Swift: the era tour will be released in theaters across North America. The film, which will feature Swift’s massive hit The Eras Tour, is expected to be a box office success. In fact, forecasts already put the opening weekend gross at $100 million or more. All that money will surely make Swift happy, but it might not be the end of the accolades coming her way for the film.
Taylor Swift: the era tour May the star of the film be awarded the Grammy for Best Musical Film. The superstar has already won a dozen Grammys, but she’s never competed in this specific field, and her latest film could change that… although she’ll have to wait a bit before getting that nomination.
The Best Musical Film award was introduced in the 1980s by the Recording Academy to “honor artistic achievement, technical skill and overall excellence in the recording industry, without regard to album sales or position in the charts.” In the past, the prize has recognized a mix of concert films and documentaries about music and musicians. Taylor Swift: the era tour should be considered a favorite… when he is actually eligible.
To be eligible for the Best Music Film category, any concert and/or performance film or music documentary must be released theatrically, on sale to the general public, or broadcast on television (or in today’s world, on streaming platforms). ) within the eligibility window, or a combination thereof. Taylor Swift: the era tour is being released in theaters across America, making it immediately eligible, although fans shouldn’t expect it to count among Swift’s upcoming nominations.
The deadline for the 2024 Grammys was September 15, 2023, which means Taylor Swift: the era tour will not be able to compete at the next ceremony. Instead, it will be eligible a year later, at which point it will likely be a serious contender for the Best Musical Film award. By then, the film might have made its way to streaming platforms as well, although Swift and her team have remained tight-lipped on the matter.
Swift is expected to be a top nominee at the 2024 Grammys, even if she can’t compete for Best Musical Film. She has several albums and many eligible singles, and she’s likely to dominate not only the top categories but also the pop and perhaps country realms as well. The singer-songwriter could walk away with some of the biggest honors, including album, record and song of the year.