Taylor Swift


Taylor Ellison Swift born December 13, 1989 is a pop singer-songwriter, record producer and actress from an American country. In 2008, her album sold four million copies and according to the Nielsen sound scan she became the best musician of that year.

In 2006, she released the first single, Team McGraw, then its self-titled debut album, which was later certified platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America several times.

In November 2008, Swift released her second album, Fearless. Fearless and Taylor Swift stayed at the third and sixth position respectively, with sales of 2.1 and 1.5 lakhs by the end of 2008. Fearless remained top of the Billboard 200 for 11 consecutive weeks. Since 2000 no album has spent so much time on number 1. Forbes described Swift as the 69th most powerful celebrity, whose earnings are $ 18 crores. His name was as a 2009 artist in the Billboard magazine.

In January 2010, Nelson Sound Scan declared him the best-selling artist in the history of music, whose 24.3 million records were sold.

Early life

Swift was born in the Borough of Wyomissing Pennsylvania. she is the daughter of Scott Swift, a stockbroker and his wife Andrea, a homemaker. They have a younger brother, Austin. When she was in fourth grade, she won the national poetry competition with a three-page poem titled ‘Monster in my closet’.

At the age of 10, Swift started singing songs, singing in Karaoke competition, festivals and fairs surrounding the city. In a summer season, she devoted himself to writing the 350-page novel, which is still unpublished.

She was a member of the sketch humor group of local SNL-inspired children, where she was a natural comic talent. After seeing her karaoke performance in a cast party, the mother of the group-maker Kirk Kreamer suggested that Swift looks more balanced to make her career as a career rather than theatrical performances. Krimmer soon took a berth in a local mall and started showing his budding protege in the weeknite performance of country songs, including karaoke support songs. With increasing performance and growing audience numbers, she started performing in open Mike and Karaoke nights. Their first increased show was organized by a local artist Petgrett at the Bloomberg Fair.

Interest in writing lyrics

Swift began to learn to play guitar from a computer repairman who told him how to play three stars. After learning to play three strings, he wrote his first song, ‘Lucky You’ Then he started writing songs regularly and used them as a bulge to not go to school. The response of other children was also bad, so she also wrote songs about them.

Initial work

Swift was most impressed by Shania Twain for singing. Apart from this, Leena Remas, Tina Turner, Dolly Purt and Swift’s grandmother also influenced them. Although her grandmother was a professional opera singer, but Taylor’s dalchesby was always on the side of country music, and at the younger age, she became a stooge for Kolly and Doli Parton in her mind. To show how much difference does it take to increase the “limit”, it also gives credit to Dixie Chicks and Shania Twain.

At the age of 11, Swift was destroyed for his first visit, with the hope that he could get a record deal by sharing a demo tape of his singing, which contained karaoke songs. He gave a copy to every label in the city. Swift was rejected by Record Labelz and his associates.

When she came back to Pennsylvania, she came to the U.S. Asked to sing in the Open Tennis Tournament, where the rendition of its national anthem received a lot of felicitation. Swift started writing 12-string guitar and playing songs from the age of 12. Swift routed regularly and started writing songs with local musicians there. As long as he was 14 years old, his family decided to stay in an outskirts of Nashville.

When Swift turned 15 years old, he turned down the offer of RCA Records because the company wanted to keep it on a developmental deal. After that, Swift started playing the song of Nazrul’s music authors, The Blue Bird Café, where Skot Bourchetta’s attention was on him, who signed him for his recently made record label, Big Machine Records. At the age of 14, he became the youngest music writer employed by Sony / ATV Tary Publishing.

Music career

Swift made her debut single, “Tim McGraw” in mid-2006, so that she reached the sixth number of Billboard Magazine’s Hot Country Songs Chart. His self-titled debut album was released on 24 October 2006. Swift wrote the songs of his album either manually or with somebody, this album got the nineteen number in the Billboard 200 and its 39,000 copies were sold in the first week. Later it was first on Billboard Top Country album and Billboard 200 Reached number five It remained at the top of the eight-week consecutive top album albums charts, and remained at the top of 24 weeks out of 91 weeks. Other country artists of this decade, who found their first place for 20 weeks or more in sales, were The Dixie Chicks and Carrie Endvud, since November 2008, Taylor Swift has sold more than three million copies and 7.5 million single downloads.

Swift has defeated the Music Streams 200 million mark on MySpace. Nowadays, she is ranked in the Top 10 to receive the highest MySpace visits for all genres of music, and she is the highest ranking country artist of MySpace. [36] Swift is the most searched composer on MySpace in 2008. “Team McGraw Music Video made a record in the GAC’s Fen-Voted Weekly Top 20 Music countdown show, consistently appearing for 30 weeks and reached number one position in CMT’s video charts, this video gives Swift the breakthrough at the 2007 CMT Music Awards He also won the Video of the Year award, his topic was “GAC Shortcut Cutting,” which was a part of some documentary and some music videos, , 2006 is being shown on the Country Music Channel from the summer. On May 15, 2007, Swift performed “Team McGraw” at the Academy of Country Music Awards. He sang for the team McGrath in the audience and introduced him for the first time. Swift has been an early stage for Tim McGraw and Faith Hill on the Soul 2 Seoul 2007 tour. Earlier, he had also worked with George Strait, Bread Pesley and Rascal Flats.

On August 21, 2007, Swift performed at the closing ceremony of the American Got Talent. Taylor Swift’s second album, “Tierdrops on My Guitar”, was released on February 24, 2007. The song first made its peak in mid-2007, reaching number two on the Billboards Hot Country Songs chart and number 33 on the Billboard Hot 100. The song was re-released on the Hot 100 and Pop 100 at the end of 2007 with a pop remix; Who won the “Tierdropops on My Guitar” on the Hot 100 at the Thirteenth and Pop 100. In October 2007, Swift’s companions in Nashville Songrights Association International awarded him the Songwriter / Artist of the Year award, the youngest artist to receive this award.

On November 7, 2007, Swift won the 2007 CMA Horizon Award, and “Our Song”, which is the third single from her album, also acted on it. This song went on to become their first number 1 song, it reached number 6 on December 22, 2007. This was the biggest leap for number one place since January 1998, when Tim McGraw’s “Just To See You Smile” also reached number 1 from number 6. “Our Song” remained number 1 in the country charts for six weeks, it reached number 16 on the Billboard Hot 100 and at number 24 on the Billboard Pop 100. Swift also recorded a holiday album, Sounds of the Season: The Taylor Swift Holiday Collection, which was released on October 16, 2007, it was available only on Target Stores. The album, which was not as successful as its self-titled debut album, had both songs written in Holidays Classics such as “Last Christmas” and Swift. Swift was nominated in the category of all the best new artists at the 2008 Grammy Awards but lost to Amy Winehouse. Swift’s successful single, “Picture to Burn”, was the fourth single from her debut album. The song came in early 2008 and reached number 3 on the Billboard Country Chart until the spring of 2008.

Big Machine Records announced the removal of “Should Have No Know” on Monday, May 19. This is the fifth and last single song of Swift’s debut album. She performed on this song at the Tihiya League Annual Academy of Country Music Awards. He started the show in a hatred, sweatshirt and jeans, but in a short while, he appeared in a small black hairlter dress. In the last minute of the song, he walked behind the stage and there he performed the last verses of a wide spring. Done below Swift wanted to change clothes on stage and water with the water from the age of ten.

“Should Have No No”, the second number for the chart of August 23, 2008 became a single. In June 2008, Swift gave autographs for nearly eight hours at the CMA Music Festival held in Nashville. It was the session to sign the longest autograph after Garth Brooks’s Marthann, the 23rd of 1996. In the summer of 2008, Swift released the Beatiful Eyes, which was the only EP sold in Wal-Mart. In the first week of release, 45,000 copies of this album were sold and number 1 on the Billboard Top Country Albums Albums chart and number 9 on the Billboard 200. This week, she has her own elite album number 2. Swift was the first artist to take the first two place in the top country album charts, before Linen Rimes had achieved the 2nd place in 1997. Swift Koa plays a specially made Taylor acoustic guitar, made of wood.

Music writing style

Swift’s lyrics are largely autobiographical, he has said, “If you listen to songs from my albums, it’s like reading my diary.” For example, the song “Forever and Always” was inspired by the relationship between him and Joey Jonas, while the song “Hey Stephen” was written about a man who started some work for Swift. “Fifteen” was written about the Freshman year of his high school. It has been said that his songs give a glimpse: ‘A quiet lonely girl competing against cheerleaders, or paying a hard because of the boy who left her, she has also indicated that she tried to write such a thing So that his fans can keep the relationship, she said, “My goal is not to write such songs anytime so that my fans can not stay connected.

The songs of private nature have attracted the most attention towards him. Swift once said that, “I thought people would have difficulty connecting with them, but it happened that the more personal my songs were and the more closely the people could relate to them.”

The fact that her songs are so obviously autobiographical, her fans find her because of this. Swift once said, “Everybody that I wrote about in my songs, MySpace has been discovered by my fans.”

Acting career

In 2008, Swift made her debut in Broad Paisley’s music video “Online”. This year Swift made a documentary for MTV, named MTV’s Once Upon A Prom, and together with a documentary Deaf Leppard, formed for CMT, named CMT Crossroads, it was first shown on November 7, 2007. And the first four out of 4.5 million viewers watched it. Swift worked with the Jonas Brothers for the 3D concert film Jonas Brothers: The 3D Concert Experience The film was released on February 27, 2009 in North America. Concert film made $ 12.7 million at its first weekend. Swift performed the first primetime television acting CBS’sCSI: Crime Scene Investigation on Turn March, March 5, 2009 in the US and Canada. This episode was seen by 20.8 million viewers. Swift played a minor role in Kellie Pickler’s music video “Best Days of Your Life”. Swift also appeared in “Woman Singing in the Barn”. Hannah Montana: The Movie movie was released on April 10, 2009 in North America. The television show Dateline NBC performed an hour for Swift on 31 May 2009. In the episode Dateline NBC: On Tour with Taylor Swift, some scenes of his tour bus, concert footage and rehearsal were shown. He was also interviewed for this show and some of his special video diaries were also shown. Taylor also performed and hosted on November 7, 2009 as a musical guest in the Saturday Night Live episode.

In 2010, Swift will star in her first feature film, in which she will play Samantha Kenny in the film Valentine’s Day.

Charitable work

On 21 September 2007, Swift launched a campaign to protect children from online warfare. To deal with Internet sex offenses, she is working closely with the Governor of Tennessee, Phil Bredsen. This year’s long campaign, which was started in partnership with the Tennessee Association of Chiefs of Police, will distribute Internet security information and stuff to parents and students across the state. In early 2008, Swift donated his Pink Chevy pick-up truck, which he had received from his record label, Victory Jun Gang, a children’s organization. In the 2008 Country Music Festival, Swift donated to the Red Cross, the Nashville Area Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund and the National American Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund, whichever earning was received from the sale of its items. Swift won “Video of the Year” and “Female Video of the Year” award at the 2008 CMT Music Awards. Donated 10,000 $ to the Children’s Research Hospital attached to it, it was funded by CMT One Country. In 2009, Swift won “Video of the Year” and “Female Video of the Year” award at the 2009 CMT Music Video Awards. He donated $ 5,000 to the American Red Cross, funded by CMT.

Swift donated $ 100,000 to the Red Cross located in Cedar Rapidz, Iowa, to help the 2008 Iowa flood victims. Swift has partnered with Saunders to alert the listeners about the “responsibility” of listening. Swift, @ 15, supports the social transformation platform, led by youth. It is made under the underwriting of the Best Left, in which the youth are given opportunities to do philanthropy for the company, with the newly formed @ 15 fund. Swift’s song “Fifteen” is displayed in this campaign. Swift has supported Victorian Bushfire’s appeal by joining the Sydney Sound Relief Concert Line Up. According to the news, SWIFT is the biggest contributor to all the musicians playing in the Sound Relief for Australia’s Red Cross. Swift donated her prom dress, which would receive $ 1,200 to DonateMyDress.org. After giving a direct broadcast of her singing and acting at the BBC’s Children in Need on the night of 20 November 2009, Swift reported to Sir Terri Vogan that she would donate $ 13,000 in this campaign.

Swift donated her 250,000 donations to her birthday, December 13, many schools in the country in which she was or in some way connected.

Personal life

In 2008, Swift was in a high profile relationship with pop singer Joe Jones. On November 11, 2008, during the interview at The Alan DeGeneres Show, Swift said that Jones broke away from her in a 27-second phone call. While announcing it, Jonas wrote on his MySpace blog (the post was removed from there) that “I had called the other person to think about my feelings and it is clear that my feelings are not understood properly I did not close the phone call, someone else closed it to me, the phone call continues till the other person is ready to talk. Besides, Jonas says that During the same interview with Alan DeGeneres, Swift reported that his album, Fearless’s heartbreaking song, “Forever”, after being separated, tried to call her, but did not get any response. And Always “which was recorded in September / October in early 2008, was inspired by Jones.

Abigail Anderson has been Swift’s best friend, from which she knew from Class IX. Discussing Shakespeare once in the English class, he came to know what they both had in common. “We were those who were sitting downstairs in the classroom and talking negatively about Romeo and Juliet, because then we were very bitter about that sentiment,” Anderson said. “We’ve actually been united … and have never been separated since then.” Anderson also came to the Alan DeGeneres show to surprise Swift, and Anderson was also mentioned in Swift’s solo Fifteen.

Swift also has close friendship with Kelly Pickler, she also wrote “The Best Days of Your Life”, along with Pickler, her own solo album, Kelly Pickler’s second single. In July 2008, Swift became a graduate from the Arnon Academy, a Christian school which runs home-schooling programs in Hendersonville, Tennessee. Before this, he used to go to Hendersonville High School.


  • Taylor Swift (2006)
  • Fearless (2008)

Video album

  • CMT Crossroads: Taylor Swift and Def Leppard (2008)


2009Jonas Brothers: The 3D Concert ExperienceselfSmall character
CSI: Crime Scene InvestigationHaley jonesEpisode: “Turn, Turn, Turn”
Hannah Montana: The MovieGirl Singing at the Barn
Saturday Night Live selfHost / music guest
2010Valentines day
Samantha KennyFirst film acting


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