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1989–-- 2003: Early life and education

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

Her daddy, Scott Kingsley Swift, is a former stockbroker Merrill Lynch her mother, Andrea Gardner Swift (née Finlay), is a former homemaker who formerly worked as a shared fund Her more youthful sibling, Austin, is a star.

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

Swift's great-great-grandfather on her daddy's side was an Italian immigrant business owner and neighborhood leader who opened several services in Philadelphia in the 1800s.

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

Swift identifies as a Christian She participated in preschool and kindergarten at the Alvernia Montessori School, run by the Bernadine Franciscan prior to transferring to The Wyndcroft School The household moved to a rented home in the rural town of Wyomissing, Pennsylvania where she went to Wyomissing Area Junior/Senior High School At age 9, Swift became thinking about musical theater and performed in four Berks Youth Theatre Academy productions.

She likewise traveled frequently to New york city City for singing and acting lessons.

Swift later shifted her focus toward country music, influenced by Shania Twain's songs, which made her want to simply run around the block four times and fantasize about everything. She spent weekends carrying out at local celebrations and events.

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

She took a trip with her mom at age eleven to visit Nashville record labels and submitted demo tapes of Dolly Parton The Chicks She was turned down, nevertheless, due to the fact that everybody because town wanted to do what I wanted to do. So, I kept thinking to myself, I require to find out a method to be different. When Swift was around 12 years of ages, computer service technician and local artist Ronnie Cremer taught her to play guitar. He assisted with her first efforts as a songwriter, leading her to write Fortunate You.

In 2003, Swift and her parents started dealing with New York-based skill manager Dan Dymtrow. With his help, Swift designed for Abercrombie & & Fitch as part of their Increasing Stars campaign, had an initial song consisted of on a Maybelline collection CD, and went to conferences with major record labels.

After carrying out original tunes at an RCA Records showcase, Swift was offered an artist development deal and began making regular trips to Nashville with her mom.

To assist Swift burglarize c and w, her dad moved to Merrill Lynch's Nashville office when she was 14 years of ages, and the family moved to a lakefront home in Hendersonville, Tennessee Swift at first attended Hendersonville High School before transferring to the Aaron Academy after 2 years, which could 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 began fulfilling for two-hour writing sessions every Tuesday afternoon after school.

Rose believed the sessions were some of the most convenient I have actually ever done. Generally, I was just her editor. She 'd blog about what happened in school that day. She had such a clear vision of what she was attempting to state. And she 'd can be found in with the most unbelievable hooks. Swift became the youngest artist signed by the Sony/ATV Tree releasing house but left the Sony-owned RCA Records at the age of 14.

She remembered: 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 a market display at Nashville's Bluebird Coffee shop in 2005, Swift captured the attention of Scott Borchetta DreamWorks Records executive who was preparing to form an independent record label, Big Device Records. She had first met Borchetta in 2004.

Swift became one of Big Device's first finalizings, and her daddy purchased a three-percent stake in the business for an estimated $120,000.

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

She wrote three of the album's songs alone, and co-wrote the staying eight with Rose, Robert Ellis Orrall, Brian Maher, and Angelo Petraglia Taylor Swift was released on October 24, 2006.

The New York Times

described it as a small work of art of pop-minded nation, both wide-eyed and cynical, held together by Ms. Swift's company, pleading voice. Taylor Swift peaked at number 5 on the U.S.

Billboard 200, where it invested 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 launching album, Swift opened for other country acts' trips in 2006–-- 2007.

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

Following Tim McGraw, 4 more singles were launched throughout 2007 and 2008: Teardrops on My Guitar Our Song Photo to Burn and Should've Said No . All appeared on Signboard Hot Country Songs, with Our Song, and Should've Said No reaching primary. With Our Song, Swift became the youngest person to solitarily write and sing a number-one tune on the chart.

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

Swift likewise 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 debut album thoroughly as the opening act for other country artists' tours throughout 2006 and 2007, including George Strait Brad Paisley Tim McGraw and Faith Hill.

Swift won honors for Taylor Swift. She was one of the recipients of the Nashville Songwriters Association's Songwriter/Artist of the Year in 2007, becoming the youngest person to be honored with the title.

She likewise won the Country Music Association's Horizon Award for Finest Brand-new Artist, Academy of Country Music Awards' Top New Female Vocalist, American Music Awards' Favorite Nation Female Artist honor.

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

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

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2008–-- 2010: Brave and acting

Swift's second studio album, Brave, was launched on November 11, 2008.

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

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

All 5 songs were Billboard Hot Country Songs top-10 entries, with Romance and You Belong with Me peaking at top.

Brave debuted at top on the Billboard 200 and was the top-selling album of 2009 in the U.S.

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

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

Swift likewise carried out as a supporting act for Keith Urban's Escape Together World Trip in 2009.

Envisioned at the best of Hannah Montana: The Film, Swift had a cameo look in the film and recorded two tunes for its soundtrack In 2009, the music video for You Belong with Me was called Finest Female Video MTV Video Music Awards acceptance speech was interrupted Kanye West an incident that ended up being the subject of controversy, prevalent limelights, and numerous Web memes James Montgomery of MTV argued that the event and subsequent limelights turned Swift into a bona-fide mainstream star.

That year she won five American Music Awards, including Artist of the Year and Favorite Country 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 Romance at the 2009 CMT Music Awards, where she made a parody video of the tune with rap artist T-Pain called Punk Story.

52nd Annual Grammy Awards, Courageous was called Album of the Year Best Country Album, and White Horse was called Finest Country Tune Best Female Country Vocal Efficiency. Swift was the youngest artist to win Album of the Year.

Throughout the ceremony, Swift sang You Belong with Me and Rhiannon Stevie Nicks, a performance that received unfavorable evaluations and triggered media reaction.

Jon Caramanica of The New York Times discovered it revitalizing to see somebody so gifted make the periodic flub.

2009 Country Music Association Awards, Swift won Album of the Year for Brave and was named Performer of the Year, the youngest person to win the honor.

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

She co-wrote and recorded Finest Days of Your Life Kellie Pickler and co-wrote 2 songs for the Hannah Montana: The Film soundtrack You'll Always Discover Your Way Back Home and Crazier She contributed two songs to the Valentine's Day soundtrack, including the single Today Was a Fairytale , which was her very first top on the Canadian Hot 100, and peaked at number two on the Signboard Hot 100.

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

Valentine's Day saw her play the ditzy girlfriend of a high school jock, a function which received combined reviews.

Swift made her TV acting launching in a 2009 episode of CBS CSI: Criminal Activity Scene Examination, playing a defiant teenager.

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

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2010–-- 2012: Speak Now

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

Swift wrote 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 became 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 United States Sparks Fly , and Ours were released as songs. All except The Story of Us were Hot Nation Songs top-three entries, with Triggers Fly and Ours reaching top.

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

Later in 2010, she quickly dated star Jake Gyllenhaal 54th Yearly Grammy Awards in 2012, Swift won Finest Nation Song and Best Country Solo Efficiency for Mean, which she performed during the event.

Media publications noted the efficiency as an improvement from her much slammed 2010 Grammy performance, which served as a testament to her abilities as a musician.

Swift won other awards for Speak Now, including Songwriter/Artist of the Year by the Nashville Songwriters Association (2010 and 2011), Female of the Year by Billboard (2011 ), and Performer of the Year by the Academy of C And W (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 Finest Female Albums of All Time, writing: She may get used the country station, but she is among the couple of real rock stars we have actually got these days, with a flawless ear for what makes a song click. Speak Now World Tour ranged from February 2011 to March 2012 and earned over $123 million.

In November 2011, Swift launched a live album, Speak Now World Trip: Live She contributed two original songs to The Cravings Games soundtrack album Safe & & Noise , co-written and taped with the Civil Wars T-Bone Burnett Eyes Open. Safe & & Sound won the Grammy Award for Best Tune Composed for Visual Media and was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Finest Initial Tune Swift included 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 Returning Together , the lead single from her fourth studio album, Red. It became her first number one in the U.S. and New Zealand, and arrived slot on iTunes' digital song sales chart 50 minutes after its release, making the Fastest Offering Single in Digital History Guinness World Record.

Other songs launched from the album consist of Begin Again I Understood You Were Difficulty Whatever Has Actually Changed The Last Time , and Red . I Understood You Were Difficulty arrived 5 on charts in Australia, Canada, Denmark, Ireland, New Zealand, the U.K. and the U.S.

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

Swift carrying out on the Red Tour Red was launched on October 22, 2012.

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

Shellback Dann Huff Jeff Bhasker Butch Walker Dan Wilson Jacknife Lee

The album incorporates brand-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 very first woman to have two million-selling album openings, a record acknowledged by the Guinness World Records.

It was Swift's 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 tour when it finished.

Red had sold eight million copies by 2014.

The album earned numerous distinctions, including 4 nominations at the 56th Yearly Grammy Awards Its single I Knew You Were Trouble won Best 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 5th and 6th successive years in 2012 and 2013.

Swift was honored by the Association with an unique Pinnacle Award, making her the second recipient of the accolade after Garth Brooks During this time, she had a short-term relationship with English vocalist Harry Styles In 2013, Swift recorded Sweeter than Fiction , a tune she composed and produced with Jack Antonoff One Possibility film soundtrack. The song received a Best Original Tune election at the 71st Golden Globe Awards She supplied guest vocals for Tim McGraw's tune Highway Do not Care , featuring 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 phase throughout their set at the 2013 Country Radio Seminar to sing Cruise Swift voiced Audrey, a tree enthusiast, in the animated film The Lorax made a cameo in the comedy New Lady and had a supporting role in the film adjustment The Giver In March 2014, Swift resided in New york city City.

Around this time, she was working on her 5th studio album,, with producers Jack Antonoff, Max Martin, Shellback, Imogen Load Ryan Tedder Ali Payami She promoted the album through numerous projects, consisting of welcoming 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 first recorded, main pop album.

The album was released on October 27, 2014.

Swift carrying out at the 1989 World Trip, the highest-grossing tour 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 very first act to have three albums sell more than one million copies in their opening week, for which she made a Guinness World Record.

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

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

. The songs Style and Wildest Dreams arrived 10 in the U.S.

. Other singles were Out of the Woods and New Romantics The 1989 World Tour ranged from May to December 2015 and was the highest-grossing tour of the year with $250 million in total earnings.

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

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

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

The following day, Apple revealed that it would pay artists throughout the totally free trial duration, and Swift consented to stream 1989 on the streaming service.

copyright rights management and holding business, TAS Rights Management, declared 73 hallmarks related to Swift and the 1989 era memes.

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

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

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

In 2015, Swift won the Brit Award for International Female Solo Artist The video for Bad Blood won Video of the Year Best Cooperation 2015 MTV Video Music Awards Swift was one of 8 artists to receive a 50th Anniversary Milestone Award at the 2015 Academy of Country Music Awards.

58th Grammy Awards in 2016, 1989 won Album of the Year and Best Pop Singing Album, and Bad Blood won Best Video. Swift was the first lady and 5th act total to win Album of the Year two times as a lead artist.

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

Prior to their breakup, they co-wrote the tune This Is What You Came For , which includes vocals from Barbadian vocalist Rihanna; Swift was at first credited under the pseudonym She subsequently dated English star Tom Hiddleston for a few months.

She started 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 previous early morning reveal personality for Denver KYGO-FM. Four years previously, Swift had actually informed Mueller's managers that he had actually sexually attacked her by searching her at an occasion. After being fired, Mueller accused Swift of lying and sued her for damages from his loss of employment. Quickly after, Swift counter-sued for sexual assault for small damages of only a dollar.

The jury declined 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, Track record The single was Swift's first number-one U.K. single.

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

Credibility was launched on November 10, 2017.

The album incorporates a heavy electropop sound, with hip hop R&B EDM It debuted atop the Signboard 200 with first-week sales of 1.21 million copies. With this accomplishment, Swift ended up being the very 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 worldwide sales amounted to two million copies.

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

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