Taylor Alison Swift, better known as Taylor Swift is a singer and actress.
Taylor Swift was born in Reading, Pennsylvania, United States, 13 December 1989. At 12 he began visiting Nashville, Tennessee and composers to compose with the area. At 14 he finally moved there to pursue a career in country music.
He signed with the record label Big Machine Records, an independent company, and became the youngest composer hired by Sony / ATV Music. In 2006, she released her self-titled debut album, ‘Taylor Swift’ which gave him the star status in country music. ‘Our Song’ single from the album, made her the youngest person to single-handedly compose and perform a song at number one on the Hot Country Songs list. In 2008, she was nominated for a Grammy as Best New Artist.
That same year, she released her second album, ‘Fearless’. This work became a success by the singles ‘Love Story’ and ‘You Belong With Me’. In addition, it was the best selling of 2009 in the United States and won four Grammy Awards album. This gave the artist another title: youngest ever winner of Album of the Year Grammy singer. ‘Fearless’ was also recognized at the American Music Awards, the Academy of Country Music Awards and the Country Music Association Awards, which made him the most awarded album in the history of the genre.
A year later, Taylor Swift published released his third album, ‘Speak Now’, which sold a million copies in the United States in its first week. Later he started his ‘Speak Now World Tour’ tour, which followed more than 1.6 million fans. The first single, ‘Mine’ and ‘Back To December’ were well received on the music charts, and the third, ‘Mean’, won two Grammy Awards.
In 2012, their fourth album, ‘Red’ which exceeded one million copies sold in a week in the United States. The first single, ‘We’re Never Ever Getting Back Together’, became the first song of the singer to reach the top spot on the Billboard Hot 100 list. The third, ‘I Knew You Were Trouble’ was more successful internationally. His fifth album, ‘1989’, spreads over country and is closer to pop than their predecessors. Launched in October 2014, sold more copies in its first week than any other album released in the last twelve years, with more than one hundred billion, it became Taylor Swift in the first and only artist to have three albums with higher sales a million copies in a week. The first single, ‘Shake It Off’, debuted at number one on the Billboard Hot 100 and was four weeks at the top, until ‘Blank Space’, their second single, overcame it. With this, the singer again made history, becoming the first woman in all the years of the Billboard Hot 100 in dethrone his own song and make herself at the top. The third single from the album, ‘Style’ was critically acclaimed. But ‘Bad Blood’, the fourth single, has been that has broken all records as it holds the video more seen in a day in the history of YouTube, with more than 20 million copies, besides being the fourth US single to reach number 1 in the Billboard Hot 100 for the enormous amount of digital sales. All this makes ‘1989’ on the album’s most successful career of Taylor Swift with sales that reach ten million copies and stay in the Top 10 of Billboard.
Taylor Swift is known for writing songs about their personal experiences. As a composer, he has been recognized by the Nashville Songwriters Association and the Songwriters Hall of Fame. Have on your shelf seven Grammy Awards, twelve Billboard Music Awards, fifteen American Music Awards, eleven Country Music Association Awards, six Academy of Country Music Awards and thirteen BMI Awards. sold to more than 30 million albums and 80 million of downloads (songs) worldwide, making it one of the biggest selling artists in history.
In addition to his musical career, in 2009 he appeared as a guest star in an episode of the television series “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation ‘in 2010 starred in the romantic comedy’ Valentine’s Day ‘, in 2012 he lent his voice to the character of Audrey the animated film ‘the Lorax’ and in 2014 had a supporting role in the film ‘the Giver’. A philanthropic level, supports arts education, literacy of children, aid funds to natural disasters, LGBT rights and other charities for sick children.
-Her father, Scott Swift, is a stockbroker and her mother, Andrea Swift, a homemaker. She has a brother two years younger named Austin.
-When she was in fourth grade she won a national poetry contest with a three page poem entitled “Monster In My Closet”
-At age 5 he began writing simple songs and singing at karaoke contests and fairs in your city.
-She cites among her musical influences to her grandmother, although she was an opera singer and she opted for country and pop.
-Tim McGraw is favorite country singer.
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