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1989–-- 2003: Early life and education

Swift's youth house in Wyomissing, Pennsylvania Taylor Alison Swift was born upon December 13, 1989, Reading Medical Facility in West Reading, Pennsylvania.

Her dad, Scott Kingsley Swift, is a former stockbroker Merrill Lynch her mother, Andrea Gardner Swift (née Finlay), is a previous housewife who previously worked as a mutual fund Her younger brother, Austin, is an actor.

She was named after singer-songwriter James Taylor Scottish German heritage; some of her antecedents worked in the music industry.

Swift's great-great-grandfather on her father's side was an Italian immigrant entrepreneur and community leader who opened several services in Philadelphia in the 1800s.

She invested her early years on a Christmas tree farm that her father purchased from among his customers.

Swift identifies as a Christian She attended preschool and kindergarten at the Alvernia Montessori School, run by the Bernadine Franciscan before transferring to The Wyndcroft School The household transferred to a rented house in the rural town of Wyomissing, Pennsylvania where she went to Wyomissing Area Junior/Senior High School At age nine, Swift became thinking about musical theater and carried out in four Berks Youth Theatre Academy productions.

She also took a trip frequently to New York City for vocal and acting lessons.

Swift later on shifted her focus towards country music, motivated by Shania Twain's songs, that made her want to just run around the block 4 times and fantasize about whatever. She spent weekends performing at local celebrations and events.

After watching a documentary about Faith Hill, Swift felt sure she required to relocate to Nashville, Tennessee, to pursue a profession in music.

She traveled with her mother at age eleven to visit Nashville record labels and submitted demo tapes of Dolly Parton The Chicks She was rejected, however, due to the fact that everyone because town wished to do what I wished to do. So, I kept thinking to myself, I need to determine a way to be different. When Swift was around 12 years of ages, computer system service technician and regional musician Ronnie Cremer taught her to play guitar. He assisted with her very first efforts as a songwriter, leading her to write Fortunate You.

In 2003, Swift and her parents started dealing with New York-based skill supervisor Dan Dymtrow. With his help, Swift modeled for Abercrombie & & Fitch as part of their Rising Stars campaign, had an original song included on a Maybelline compilation CD, and went to conferences with significant record labels.

After carrying out original songs at an RCA Records display, Swift was provided an artist advancement offer and began making regular trips to Nashville with her mother.

To assist Swift get into c and w, her dad moved to Merrill Lynch's Nashville office when she was 14 years old, and the household transferred to a lakefront home in Hendersonville, Tennessee Swift at first participated in Hendersonville High School before moving to the Aaron Academy after two years, which might much better accommodate her touring schedule through homeschooling. She finished a year early.

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2004–-- 2008: Career starts and debut album

In Nashville, Swift worked with knowledgeable Music Row songwriters such as Troy Verges Brett Beavers Brett James Mac McAnally the Warren Brothers and formed a long lasting working relationship with Liz Rose They started meeting for two-hour writing sessions every Tuesday afternoon after school.

Rose thought the sessions were a few of the simplest I've ever done. Generally, I was just her editor. She 'd discuss what occurred in school that day. She had such a clear vision of what she was trying to say. And she 'd come in with the most incredible hooks. Swift ended up being the youngest artist signed by the Sony/ATV Tree releasing home however left the Sony-owned RCA Records at the age of 14.

She recalled: I genuinely felt that I was running out of time. I wanted to record these years of my life on an album while they still represented what I was going through. At an industry showcase at Nashville's Bluebird Cafe in 2005, Swift captured the attention of Scott Borchetta DreamWorks Records executive who was preparing to form an independent record label, Big Maker Records. She had first satisfied Borchetta in 2004.

Swift turned into one of Huge Machine's first finalizings, and her daddy purchased a three-percent stake in the company for an approximated $120,000.

She began dealing with her eponymous debut album quickly after. Swift encouraged Huge Device to employ her demo producer Nathan Chapman, with whom she felt she had the right chemistry.

She wrote three of the album's tunes alone, and co-wrote the remaining 8 with Rose, Robert Ellis Orrall, Brian Maher, and Angelo Petraglia Taylor Swift was launched on October 24, 2006.

The New York City Times

described it as a little masterpiece of pop-minded country, both wide-eyed and cynical, held together by Ms. Swift's firm, pleading voice. Taylor Swift peaked at number five on the U.S.

Signboard 200, where it spent 157 weeks the longest stay on the chart by any release in the U.S. in the 2000s years.

Swift opening for Brad Paisley in 2007. To promote her debut album, Swift opened for other nation acts' tours in 2006–-- 2007.

Big Maker Records was still in its infancy throughout the June 2006 release of the lead single Tim McGraw . Swift and her mom helped stuff the CD songs into envelopes to send to radio. She spent much of 2006 promoting Taylor Swift with a radio tour, tv looks, and opening for Rascal Flatts on choose dates throughout their 2006 trip after they fired their previous opening act, Eric Church, for playing longer than his designated time. Church jokingly informed Swift she ought to give him her very first gold record as thanks for getting fired. She sent him her very first gold record with a note that stated, Thanks for playing too long and too loud on the Flatts tour. I regards appreciate it. Taylor. Borchetta said that although record industry peers at first his signing a 16-year-old singer-songwriter, Swift used a formerly unidentified market teenage ladies who listen to country music.

Following Tim McGraw, four more singles were launched throughout 2007 and 2008: Teardrops on My Guitar Our Song Picture to Burn and Ought to've Said No . All appeared on Billboard Hot Country Songs, with Our Song, and Ought to've Said No reaching number one. With Our Tune, Swift became the youngest person to single-handedly write and sing a number-one tune on the chart.

Teardrops on My Guitar reached number thirteen on the U.S.

Swift also launched the holiday album Sounds of the Season: The Taylor Swift Vacation Collection in October 2007 and the EP Beautiful Eyes in July 2008.

She promoted her launching album thoroughly as the opening act for other nation artists' tours throughout 2006 and 2007, including George Strait Brad Paisley Tim McGraw and Faith Hill.

Swift won accolades for Taylor Swift. She was among the receivers of the Nashville Songwriters Association's Songwriter/Artist of the Year in 2007, ending up being the youngest individual to be honored with the title.

She likewise won the C and w Association's Horizon Award for Best Brand-new Artist, Academy of Country Music Awards' Leading New Female Singer, American Music Awards' Favorite Nation Female Artist honor.

She was likewise nominated for Best Brand-new Artist 50th Yearly Grammy Awards She opened for the Rascal Flatts on their 2008 summer and fall trip.

In July of that year, Swift started a love with singer Joe Jonas that ended 3 months later on.

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2008–-- 2010: Courageous and acting

Swift's second studio album, Courageous, was released on November 11, 2008.

Five songs were released in 2008 through 2009: Romance White Horse You Belong with Me Fifteen , and Fearless . Love Story, the lead single, peaked at number 4 on the Billboard Hot 100 and number one in Australia.

You Belong with Me was the album's highest-charting single on the Billboard Hot 100, peaking at number two.

All five singles were Signboard Hot Nation Songs top-10 entries, with Love Story and You Belong with Me peaking at number one.

Fearless debuted at number one on the Signboard 200 and was the top-selling album of 2009 in the U.S.

Fearless Tour, Swift's very first headlining performance tour, grossed over $63 million.

Journey to Brave, a three-part documentary miniseries, was aired on television and later launched on DVD and Blu-ray.

Swift likewise performed as a supporting act for Keith Urban's Escape Together World Tour in 2009.

Visualized at the premiere of Hannah Montana: The Motion Picture, Swift had a cameo look in the film and taped 2 songs for its soundtrack In 2009, the video for You Belong with Me was named Best Female Video MTV Video Music Awards approval speech was disrupted Kanye West an occurrence that ended up being the subject of controversy, widespread media attention, and many Web memes James Montgomery of MTV argued that the incident and subsequent limelights turned Swift into a bona-fide mainstream star.

That year she won 5 American Music Awards, including Artist of the Year and Favorite Nation Album.

Signboard called her 2009's Artist of the Year The album ranked number 99 on NPR's 2017 list of the 150 Biggest Albums Made By Females.

She won Video of the Year and Female Video of the Year for Love Story at the 2009 CMT Music Awards, where she made a parody video of the song with rapper T-Pain called Thug Story.

52nd Annual Grammy Awards, Courageous was named Album of the Year Best Nation Album, and White Horse was called Best Country Song Best Female Nation Singing Performance. Swift was the youngest artist to win Album of the Year.

Throughout the ceremony, Swift sang You Belong with Me and Rhiannon Stevie Nicks, an efficiency that received unfavorable reviews and triggered media reaction.

Jon Caramanica of The New York Times found it rejuvenating to see someone so gifted make the occasional flub.

2009 C And W Association Awards, Swift won Album of the Year for Fearless and was called Performer of the Year, the youngest individual to win the honor.

Swift included on John Mayer's single Half of My Heart Boys Like Girls' single Two Is Better Than One , both of which she co-wrote.

She co-wrote and taped Best Days of Your Life Kellie Pickler and co-wrote 2 tunes for the Hannah Montana: The Motion picture soundtrack You'll Always Discover Your Way Back Home and Crazier She contributed two tunes to the Valentine's Day soundtrack, including the single Today Was a Fairy tale , which was her first number one on the Canadian Hot 100, and peaked at second on the Billboard Hot 100.

While shooting her cinematic launching Valentine's Day in October 2009, Swift started a romantic relationship with co-star Taylor Lautner; they separated later that year.

Valentine's Day saw her play the ditzy girlfriend of a high school jock, a role which got mixed reviews.

Swift made her TELEVISION acting debut in a 2009 episode of CBS CSI: Criminal Offense Scene Examination, playing a defiant teenager.

Later on that year, Swift hosted and carried out as the musical guest on an episode of Saturday Night Live; she was the very first host to write their own opening monologue.

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2010–-- 2012: Speak Now

Swift performing during the Speak Now World Tour In August 2010, Swift launched Mine , the lead single from her third studio album, Speak Now. It went into the U.S. Signboard Hot 100 at number 3.

Swift composed the album alone and co-produced every track.

Speak Now, launched on October 25, 2010, debuted at atop the Signboard 200 with first-week sales of a million copies.

It ended up being the fastest-selling digital album by a female artist, with 278,000 downloads in a week, making Swift an entry in the 2010 Guinness World Records The tunes Mine, Back to December Mean The Story of Us Stimulates Fly , and Ours were launched as singles. All except The Story of United States were Hot Country Songs top-three entries, with Triggers Fly and Ours reaching number one.

Back to December and Mean peaked in the top ten in Canada.

Later on in 2010, she quickly dated actor Jake Gyllenhaal 54th Annual Grammy Awards in 2012, Swift won Finest Nation Tune and Best Nation Solo Efficiency for Mean, which she performed during the event.

Media publications noted the performance as an enhancement from her much slammed 2010 Grammy performance, which worked as a testimony to her capabilities as a musician.

Swift won other awards for Speak Now, including Songwriter/Artist of the Year by the Nashville Songwriters Association (2010 and 2011), Woman of the Year by Billboard (2011 ), and Performer of the Year by the Academy of Country Music (2011 and 2012) and the C And W Association in 2011.

American Music Awards of 2011, Swift won Artist of the Year and Favorite Country Album.

Wanderer put Speak Now at number 45 in its 2012 list of the 50 Best Female Albums of Perpetuity, composing: She might get played on the nation station, but she is among the few real rock stars we have actually got these days, with a perfect ear for what makes a song click. Speak Now World Trip ran from February 2011 to March 2012 and earned over $123 million.

In November 2011, Swift released a live album, Speak Now World Trip: Live She contributed 2 initial songs to The Hunger Games soundtrack album Safe & & Sound , co-written and recorded with the Civil Wars T-Bone Burnett Eyes Open. Safe & & Sound won the Grammy Award for Best Song Composed for Visual Media and was chosen for the Golden World Award for Finest Initial Song Swift featured on B.o.B's single Both of United States , launched in Might 2012.

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2012–-- 2014: Red

In August 2012, Swift released We Are Never Ever Ever Getting Back Together , the lead single from her fourth studio album, Red. It became her first top in the U.S. and New Zealand, and arrived slot on iTunes' digital song sales chart 50 minutes after its release, earning the Fastest Selling Single in Digital History Guinness World Record.

Other singles released from the album include Begin Again I Understood You Were Difficulty Whatever Has Actually Altered The Last Time , and Red . I Knew You Were Problem reached the top five on charts in Australia, Canada, Denmark, Ireland, New Zealand, the U.K. and the U.S.

3 singles, Begin Again, 22, and Red, arrived 20 in the U.S.

Swift carrying out on the Red Trip Red was released on October 22, 2012.

On Red, Swift worked with brand-new producers besides longtime partners Nathan Chapman and Liz Rose:

Shellback Dann Huff Jeff Bhasker Butch Walker Dan Wilson Jacknife Lee

The album integrates new genres for Swift, such as heartland rock dubstep dance-pop The album debuted at number one on the Billboard 200 with first-week sales of 1.21 million copies. This made Swift the first woman to have 2 million-selling album openings, a record recognized by the Guinness World Records.

It was Swift's very first number-one album in the U.K.

. The Red Trip ranged from March 2013 to June 2014 and earned over $150 million, becoming the highest-grossing nation trip when it finished.

Red had offered 8 million copies by 2014.

The album earned several accolades, including 4 elections at the 56th Annual Grammy Awards Its single I Understood You Were Problem won Finest Female Video at the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards Swift received American Music Awards for Finest Female Country Artist in, and Artist of the Year in She received the Nashville Songwriters Association's Songwriter/Artist Award for the fifth and 6th consecutive years in 2012 and 2013.

Swift was honored by the Association with an unique Pinnacle Award, making her the 2nd recipient of the honor after Garth Brooks Throughout this time, she had a short-term relationship with English vocalist Harry Styles In 2013, Swift recorded Sweeter than Fiction , a song she wrote and produced with Jack Antonoff One Opportunity film soundtrack. The tune received a Best Initial Tune nomination at the 71st Golden World Awards She provided visitor vocals for Tim McGraw's song Highway Do not Care , including guitar work by Keith Urban.

Swift performed As Tears Pass the Rolling Stones Chicago, Illinois as part of the band's 50 & & Counting Florida Georgia Line on stage during their set at the 2013 Country Radio Seminar to sing Cruise Swift voiced Audrey, a tree lover, in the animated movie The Lorax made a cameo in the comedy New Lady and had a supporting function in the film adaptation The Provider In March 2014, Swift resided in New york city City.

Around this time, she was dealing with her 5th studio album,, with producers Jack Antonoff, Max Martin, Shellback, Imogen Heap Ryan Tedder Ali Payami She promoted the album through various projects, including inviting fans to secret album-listening sessions.

Influenced by 1980s synth-pop, Swift severed ties with the country sound of her previous albums, and marketed 1989 as her very first recorded, official pop album.

The album was released on October 27, 2014.

Swift performing at the 1989 World Tour, the highest-grossing trip of 2015 1989 sold 1.28 million copies in the U.S. throughout the very first week of release and debuted atop the Signboard 200. This made Swift the first act to have 3 albums sell more than one million copies in their opening week, for which she made a Guinness World Record.

By June 2017, 1989 had offered over 10 million copies worldwide.

3 of its singles Shake It Off Blank Area , and Bad Blood featuring rap artist Kendrick Lamar reached primary in Australia, Canada, and the U.S.

. The singles Style and Wildest Dreams reached the top 10 in the U.S.

. Other songs were Out of the Woods and New Romantics The 1989 World Tour ran from Might to December 2015 and was the highest-grossing tour of the year with $250 million in overall income.

Prior to 1989's release, Swift stressed the significance of albums to artists and fans.

In November 2014, she eliminated her whole catalog from Spotify, arguing that the streaming company's ad-supported, free service weakened the premium service, which supplies higher royalties for songwriters.

In a June 2015 open letter, Swift slammed Apple Music for not providing royalties to artists throughout the streaming service's complimentary three-month trial duration and mentioned that she would pull 1989 from the brochure.

The following day, Apple revealed that it would pay artists during the complimentary trial period, and Swift accepted stream 1989 on the streaming service.

copyright rights management and holding business, TAS Rights Management, applied for 73 hallmarks related to Swift and the 1989 period memes.

She re-added her whole brochure plus 1989 to Spotify, Amazon Music Google Play and other digital streaming platforms in June 2017.

Swift was called Billboard's Lady of the Year in 2014, becoming the very first artist to win the award two times.

2014 American Music Awards, Swift received the inaugural Dick Clark Award for Excellence.

In 2015, Swift won the Brit Award for International Female Solo Artist The video for Bad Blood won Video of the Year Best Collaboration 2015 MTV Video Music Awards Swift was one of eight artists to receive a 50th Anniversary Turning Point Award at the 2015 Academy of C And W Awards.

58th Grammy Awards in 2016, 1989 won Album of the Year and Finest Pop Singing Album, and Bad Blood won Best Music Video. Swift was the very first female and fifth act total to win Album of the Year two times as a lead artist.

Swift dated Scottish DJ and record manufacturer Calvin Harris from March 2015 to June 2016.

Prior to their breakup, they co-wrote the song This Is What You Came For , which features vocals from Barbadian vocalist Rihanna; Swift was initially credited under the pseudonym She consequently outdated English star Tom Hiddleston for a couple of months.

She began dating English actor Joe Alwyn in September 2016.

Swift composed the song Better Guy Little Big Town's seventh album, The Breaker, which was released in November.

2017–-- 2018: Reputation

Swift on her Credibility Stadium Trip (2018 ), the highest-grossing North American trip of all time In August 2017, Swift effectively took legal action against David Mueller, a former early morning show personality for Denver KYGO-FM. 4 years previously, Swift had informed Mueller's employers that he had sexually attacked her by searching her at an occasion. After being fired, Mueller implicated Swift of lying and sued her for damages from his loss of work. Soon after, Swift counter-sued for sexual attack for nominal damages of just a dollar.

The jury rejected Mueller's claims and ruled in favor of Swift.

Swift afterwards cleared her social networks accounts and launched Look What You Made Me Do as the lead single from her sixth album, Reputation The single was Swift's first number-one U.K. single.

It topped charts in Australia, Ireland, New Zealand, and the U.S.

Reputation was launched on November 10, 2017.

The album integrates a heavy electropop noise, with hip hop R&B EDM It debuted atop the Signboard 200 with first-week sales of 1.21 million copies. With this achievement, Swift became the first act to have four albums offer one million copies within one week in the U.S.

. The album topped the charts in the UK, Australia, and Canada.

First-week around the world sales amounted to 2 million copies.

The album had actually offered over 4.5 million copies worldwide as of 2018.

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