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Taylor Mims


Taylor Mims is the touring and live entertainment staff writer for <em>Billboard</em>. She covers the ins and outs of the live business from promoters and ticketers to tours and festivals. Prior to writing for <em>Billboard</em>, Taylor served as a writer and editor for the live music industry trade publication <em>Amplify</em>, which was acquired by <em>Billboard</em> in 2018. Her byline has appeared in <em>The Hollywood Reporter</em>, Stereogum, <em>Spin</em> and the <em>Los Angeles Review of Books</em>.

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The 20 Best Pride Albums of 2023: Staff Picks

The 100 Best Songs of 2023: Staff Picks

Live Music Society to Distribute Another $200,000 to Independent Venues 

The 50 Best Albums of 2023: Staff List

SXSW Reveals Second Round of Showcasing Artists for 2024 Music Festival

Brenda Lee’s ‘Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree’ Finally Hit No. 1 on the Hot 100 — So Now What?

Chartbreaker: How Laufey Created a Blueprint For Modern Jazz Success