This snap just about rivals Ellen's Oscar-selfie in the famous stakes

This snap just about rivals Ellen's Oscar-selfie in the famous stakes

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Ok, so we always knew that Taylor Swift was one of the most connected gals in showbiz but even we didn't expect the all-star turnout at her birthday celebrations this weekend... 

The Shake It Off songstress turned 25 on December 13th and she wasn't going to let it pass her by quietly. Instead, she rallied up some of the music industry's biggest names (and her BBF Karlie Kloss, obvs) to hold a not-so-intimate get together that, lets face it, has since put every birthday bash we've ever had to complete shame. 

Kick-starting her day at the Billboard Women in Music luncheon, Tay then casually made her way to New York's Jingle Ball where she performed an array of her stellar hits. Yep, so far, so good.

Then, after her doing her thing on the stage, Taylor grabbed her famous pals and headed off to a private party back at her place that featured balloons, birthday cake and poop-emoji's aplenty. 

Yep, all you need to do is check out the Insta-snap above, which Taylor shared with her 16.3 million-strong following to get an idea of just how starry this shindig was. 

From left to right, you can check off Karlie Kloss, Haim girls x2, Jay Z, Beyoncé, a 'mystery' guest, Taylor herself, Sam Smith and the last of the Haim trio. And breathe... 

Needless to say, we don't need to tell you that it was Justin Timberlake lurking under the rather obscene head-gear. 

After all the selfie fun was had, Taylor went on to reveal one of her favourite gifts of the day... 


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Captioned: 'My birthday present from @lenadunham is my new most cherished possession.' We've got to hand it to Lena; she pretty well hit the nail on the head with with cat pendant. 

We know what you're thinking — what even is a birthday without cake? Well, Taylor had that covered too with a mega Victoria Sponge that was practically ablaze with candles. 


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Taylor got all-down sentimental with this share, saying: 'When you're making a wish, but you already have all you really need standing around you.' Bless. 

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Major birthday love, Taylor! Just don't forget our invite next year. K?