The Starlights are Taylor’s four back up singers; Jeslyn Gorman, Eliotte Nicole Woodford, Kamilah Marshall and Melanie Nyema. Their name is a reference to Taylor’s song “Starlight
,” which was first released on RED
(2012). They first performed with Taylor at the 2012 MTV VMAs
, singing “We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together
“. “The fearsome foursome” not only do background vocals, they also have a choreography for each performance, making them both band members and dancers.