Taylor Swift is the best-selling digital music artist of all time! She is the only female artist in music history to twice have an album hit the 1 million first-week sales.
Taylor sings deeply personal self-penned songs transcend music genres. Taylor won the GRAMMY 7 times , and the youngest recipient in history of the music industry’s highest honor, which is the GRAMMY Award for Album of the Year.
Taylor Alison Swift was born on December 13, 1989 in Reading,( Pennsylvania). Her father, Scott is a financial adviser.Her mother, Andrea , is a homemaker who previously worked as a marketing executive. Taylor was named after singer James Taylor. Taylor’s first hobby was English horse riding. Taylor early turned her attention to musical theatre and performed in Berks Youth Theatre Academy.
She travelled to Broadway ( New York ) for vocal and acting lessons. However, after a few years in Broadway and not getting much from it, she became interested in country music. At the age of 12, Taylor was shown by a computer repairman how to play chords on a guitar.That moment was an inspiration to write Her first song, (Lucky You).
Taylor had won a national poetry contest with a poem entitled “Monster in My Closet” but now began to be more focused to writing songs. When Swift was fourteen, her father transferred Taylors’s family to the Nashville where she earned her earned her high school diploma (2008).
After she stated to sing in Big Machine Records, and first single “Tim McGraw” in 2006. Taylor’s career skyrocketed with the success. The song , “Tim McGraw” she’d begun writing after breaking up with a boyfriend, was a long time number 6. on the Billboard Hot Country Music chart. Also in 2006, Big Machine also released her first album “Taylor Swift”, which sold almost 3 million copies.
Her single “Fearless” came out in 2008, selling a 592,000 copies in just first week.The popular hit “Love Story” hit number 4 on the pop charts in 2008, while “You Belong With Me” hit number 2 on the pop charts in 2009.Next year Taylor released her third album entitled Speak Now.All all of the songs were written entirely by her.That album made it to Hot 100 list in a single week.
Taylor has also made her way onto TV screens first as a spokesperson,.She appeared in many shows (Saturday Night Live, CBS crime show CSI: Crime Scene Investigation..). She starred in the 2010 movie entitled Valentine’s Day. Taylor became a fragrance designer in creating her own fragrance Wonderstruck.
Taylor has dated several celebrities. The song “Forever & Always.” is dedicated to he ending of her relationship with Joe Jonas. During the filming of the movie Valentine’s Day, Taylor dated actor Taylor Lautner. Taylor has also been romantically associated with musical artist John Mayer and actor and Jake Gyllenhall.
Name: Taylor Swift
AKA: Taylor Alison Swift
Birthplace: Wyomissing, PA
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Occupation: Country Musician
Nationality: United States
Description: Country music sensation