Are you fans of Taylor Swift? Taylor Swift is a popular singer and songwriter from Pennsylvania. She made a hit song that was well received almost worldwide in 2006.
Alison is her middle name. Swift’s birthday is on the last month, December 13. Her place of birth is in Pennsylvania. Scott Swift is her father and Andrea Gardner is her mother. Swift has one younger brother. He is Austin Kingsley Swift. They are all Christian.
Swift gave attention to music even when she was still young. Once, she sang in a children’s theatre, and that was her first appearance. Swift learned and progressed very well until she played guitar. She also started to write songs at an early age. Even at age 14, she cooperated and signed as a songwriter with Sony ATV. She also spent weekends performing at events.
She started a career when she traveled to visit Nashville. She decided to go there after watching a film about Faith Hill. She sang The Chicks and she submitted some tapes to Nashville.
At that time, she was unlucky. However, she was rejected by Nashville. She thought maybe they wanted something different.
Swift never admits defeat, even stops trying. She continued to perform in several places such as at venues. She sang what she had written. Then, Scott Borchetta noticed her. He is a record executive. He signed Swift and later she came up with her first single. Her song, “Tim McGraw” was released in 2006.
Taylor Swift followed with a debut album at age 16. She participated in opening Rascal Flatts. In 2007, Swift got platinum, with the album having sold over one million copies in the U.S. Later she got the Horizon Award from CMA, categorized as best new artist. Swift emerged as a young popular singer.
Afterwards, she released new songs. This is the second album which includes singles, “Love Story” and “You Belong with Me” were popular in many countries. The album with sales almost a million copies on first week, became number #1 on the Billboard.
Later on, she released many albums that accounted for over four million downloads in the digital market.
With the total sales more than 200 million worldwide, Swift became the best-selling all time categorized music artist. She received more than 20 Awards, such as Grammy Awards, Emmy Award, Guinness Records, American Music, and Billboard Awards.
She also scored number eight on Billboard’s Chart, categorized as All Time Artist. In 2010, she was recognized as Woman of the Decade by Billboard and American Music Awards. In 2015, she became one of 100 Greatest Songwriters by Rolling Stone. She was one of the 100 most influential people in the world and placed first on Forbes Celebrity in 2016. In 2020, her albums were recognized in 500 Greatest Albums by Rolling Stone.
With patience and hard work, Swift has received many awards and her albums have blown up. She is an American pop and country music singer-songwriter. In the early 21st century, she achieved widespread success.