Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter Taylor Swift made a splash in the country music world in 2006.
She has gone on to become one of the top acts in popular music.
Born on December 13, 1989, Taylor Swift was earning renown as a country music singer by the age of 16. Swift began performing in musical theater shows at the age of nine and moved to Nashville when she was fourteen years old. At 18, she became the youngest solo artist to write and record a #1 hit on the U.S. Hot Country Songs with the single “Our Song.”
Early hits like “Love Story” and “You Belong With Me” appealed to country and pop fans alike. It also helped fuel the multi-platinum success of her albums, including the Grammy-winning Fearless (2008). She released her fourth country album, Red, in 2012.
Swift continued to top the charts with her 2014 studio effort 1989, which featured the No. 1 singles “Shake it Off” and “Blank Space”. The album won Grammys for Album of the Year and Best Pop Vocal Album.
In 2017, her sixth album, Reputation, sold over a million copies in four days. She has won a number of Grammy Awards, including the 2010 Album of the Year Award for the popular album Fearless.