Taylor Swift’s Billboard Music Awards Performance Raised Some Eyebrows

Taylor Swift opened this year’s Billboard Music Awards with the very first live performance her new single “Me!” alongside Panic! At the Disco’s Brendon Urie. But the number has left some people wondering if maybe Taylor hasn’t seen any Netflix specials lately. Or Coachella performances. Or… the internet. You see, Swift appeared on stage after an extended drumline sequence that reminded a lot people very much Beyoncé. More specifically, the opening Beyoncé’s Coachella performance, which was the subject the very recently released Netflix documentary and live album, Homecoming. A thing that has been an undeniably big deal in music this year (and last year, and probably all future years.) It’s not the first time Swift will have had to deal with accusations imitating Beyoncé, but hey, maybe it’s just a really big coincidence.