Taylor Swift and Sabrina Carpenter: A complete timeline of their friendship

    From award show hangouts to touring together, let's revisit the journey of Taylor Swift and Sabrina Carpenter's friendship.

    Taylor Swift and Sabrina Carpenter (Source: X)

    Taylor Swift and Sabrina Carpenter (Source: X)

    Taylor Swift and Sabrina Carpenter continue to share adorable moments of their friendship. Following their time on the road together for the initial leg of Swift's Eras Tour in August, the duo recently enjoyed a fun girls' night out at the MTV VMAs. Swift made history at the event by becoming the first person to win Video of the Year four times.

    Despite their recent public appearances, such as the 2022 American Music Awards, Carpenter's admiration for Swift goes back to 2009. At that time, Carpenter used to cover Swift's music on YouTube, showcasing her appreciation for the talented singer-songwriter.

    Taylor Swift and Sabrina Carpenter (Source: X)

    August 3, 2009

    Carpenter's admiration for Swift dates back to 2009 when she uploaded her first YouTube video, covering Swift's "Picture to Burn" from the singer's debut album. This marked the beginning of Carpenter's public appreciation for Swift's music.

    August 2020

    During an interview with Apple Music, Carpenter shared how Swift's album Folklore served as inspiration for her own music.

    November 2021

    When Swift released her rerecorded album Red (Taylor’s Version), she sent care packages to several celebrities, including Carpenter. Carpenter shared a photo of her care package from Swift on her Instagram Story, showcasing a Red ring, the iconic red scarf, and a personal note from Swift signed "your friend."

    Sabrina Carpenter (Source: LatestLY)

    August 28, 2022

    Following discussions about Swift on social media and during interviews, Carpenter publicly spent time with the singer at the MTV VMAs afterparty in August 2022.

    November 20, 2022

    A few months later, Swift was seen sitting with Carpenter and Swift's Eras Tour opener, Gayle, sparking rumors that Carpenter might join Swift on tour. Apart from capturing photos inside the event, the two shared a sweet moment on stage as Carpenter presented Swift with her favorite music video for All Too Well: The Short Film.

    Taylor Swift (Source: X)

    February 5, 2023

    After the 2023 Grammy Awards, Swift hosted a star-studded afterparty in Los Angeles, attended by a range of celebrities including Fletcher, Kelsea Ballerini, Lana Del Rey, and Jack Antonoff. Carpenter was among the guests and later shared a photo of herself with Swift from the event.

    May 12, 2023

    During her own Emails I Can't Send Tour, Carpenter demonstrated her support for Swift by attending the Eras Tour in Philadelphia. Fans spotted the singer hanging out in the VIP tent, showing solidarity with Swift during her performance.

    June 2, 2023

    After considerable speculation, Swift announced the first round of international dates for her Eras Tour, revealing Carpenter as her opening act for tour dates in Mexico, Argentina, and Brazil. Additionally, Carpenter is slated to open for Swift in Australia and Singapore, as indicated on the singer’s website.

    Sabrina Carpenter (Source: People)

    August 24, 2023

    Swift launched her Eras Tour in Mexico, with Carpenter as her opening act. Prior to her set, Carpenter demonstrated her ultimate Swiftie status by playing a throwback video of herself singing Swift's "Picture to Burn" from her childhood.

    October 1, 2023

    As Swift cheered on Travis Kelce during the Kansas City Chiefs game on Oct. 1, she was accompanied by a handful of celebrity friends, including Carpenter.

    February 20, 2024

    Upon arriving in the Australian city ahead of her first Eras Tour concert at the Accor Stadium on Feb. 23, Swift went out for dinner with Carpenter, who is her opening act for the show.