Profile

Taylor Swift

Singer and Songwriter
Female
Born Dec 13, 1989

Taylor Alison Swift is an American singer-songwriter. Raised in Wyomissing, Pennsylvania, Swift moved to Nashville, Tennessee at the age of fourteen to pursue a career in country music. She signed to the independent label Big Machine Records and became the youngest songwriter ever hired by the Sony/ATV Music publishing house. The release of Swift's eponymous debut album in 2006 established her as a country music star.… Read More

related links

Timeline

Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Taylor Swift.

CHILDHOOD

Swift's fifth album, the pop-focused 1989, was released in 2014 and sold more copies in its opening week than any album in the previous 12 years, making Swift the first and only act to have three albums sell more than one million copies in the opening release week. … Read More

TEENAGE

2003 - 2005 3 More Events
…  The release of Swift's self-titled debut album in 2006 established her as a country music star. … Read More
2007 17 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2007, she served as the opening act on twenty dates for George Strait's tour, several dates on Kenny Chesney's Flip-Flop Summer Tour, selected dates on Brad Paisley's Bonfires & Amplifiers Tour and several dates for Tim McGraw and Hill's joint Soul2Soul II Tour. … Read More
She received a Best New Artist nomination at the 2008 Grammy Awards.. … Read More
It was the top-selling album of 2009 and brought Swift much crossover success. … Read More

TWENTIES

Swift won four Grammy Awards in 2010, from a total of eight nominations. … Read More
She was named Entertainer of the Year by the Academy of Country Music in both 2011 and 2012, and was named Entertainer of the Year by the Country Music Association in 2011.
While Swift was completing her fourth album in the summer of 2012, Taylor invited her to appear as a special guest during his Tanglewood set—they performed "Fire and Rain", "Love Story" and "Ours" together. … Read More
2013 23 Years Old 1 More Event
Red did not win any Grammy Awards, but was nominated in a total of four categories. "We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together" was a Record of the Year nominee at the 2013 Grammy Awards, while Red was an Album of the Year nominee at the 2014 Grammy Awards. … Read More
In 2015, Swift became the youngest woman ever to be included on Forbes' "100 Most Powerful Women" list, ranking at number 64.
Original Authors of this text are noted on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Taylor_Swift.
Text is made available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License.