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1989–-- 2003: Early life and education

Swift's youth home in Wyomissing, Pennsylvania Taylor Alison Swift was born upon December 13, 1989, Reading Hospital in West Reading, Pennsylvania.

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

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

Swift's great-great-grandfather on her father's side was an Italian immigrant entrepreneur and neighborhood leader who opened a number of businesses in Philadelphia in the 1800s.

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

Swift identifies as a Christian She went to preschool and kindergarten at the Alvernia Montessori School, run by the Bernadine Franciscan before moving to The Wyndcroft School The household moved to a rented home in the suburban town of Wyomissing, Pennsylvania where she attended Wyomissing Area Junior/Senior High School At age 9, Swift ended up being interested in musical comedy and performed in 4 Berks Youth Theatre Academy productions.

She likewise traveled regularly to New york city City for vocal and acting lessons.

Swift later on moved her focus toward country music, motivated by Shania Twain's songs, which made her wish to simply run around the block 4 times and daydream about everything. She spent weekends carrying out at regional celebrations and events.

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

She traveled with her mother at age eleven to check out Nashville record labels and sent demo tapes of Dolly Parton The Chicks She was rejected, nevertheless, since everybody in that town wanted to do what I wanted to do. So, I kept thinking to myself, I need to determine a method to be different. When Swift was around 12 years old, computer system repairman and regional artist Ronnie Cremer taught her to play guitar. He aided with her first efforts as a songwriter, leading her to write Lucky You.

In 2003, Swift and her moms and dads started dealing with New York-based talent supervisor Dan Dymtrow. With his aid, Swift designed for Abercrombie & & Fitch as part of their Rising Stars project, had an initial tune included on a Maybelline compilation CD, and went to meetings with major record labels.

After carrying out original tunes at an RCA Records showcase, Swift was offered an artist advancement offer and started making regular trips to Nashville with her mother.

To help Swift get into c and w, her dad moved to Merrill Lynch's Nashville office when she was 14 years old, and the family relocated to a lakefront house in Hendersonville, Tennessee Swift initially went to Hendersonville High School prior to moving to the Aaron Academy after 2 years, which might better accommodate her touring schedule through homeschooling. She graduated a year early.

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2004–-- 2008: Career starts and launching 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 lasting working relationship with Liz Rose They started fulfilling for two-hour writing sessions every Tuesday afternoon after school.

Rose believed the sessions were a few of the most convenient I have actually ever done. Basically, I was simply her editor. She 'd write about what occurred in school that day. She had such a clear vision of what she was trying to state. And she 'd be available in with the most extraordinary hooks. Swift became the youngest artist signed by the Sony/ATV Tree releasing home but left the Sony-owned RCA Records at the age of 14.

She remembered: I really felt that I was running out of time. I wished to capture 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 Cafe in 2005, Swift caught the attention of Scott Borchetta DreamWorks Records executive who was preparing to form an independent record label, Huge Maker Records. She had very first fulfilled Borchetta in 2004.

Swift became one of Big Machine's first signings, and her father acquired a three-percent stake in the business for an estimated $120,000.

She began working on her eponymous debut album soon after. Swift convinced Huge Machine to hire her demonstration producer Nathan Chapman, with whom she felt she had the right chemistry.

She composed three of the album's tunes 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 masterpiece of pop-minded country, both wide-eyed and negative, 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 remain 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 nation acts' trips in 2006–-- 2007.

Huge Machine Records was still in its infancy during the June 2006 release of the lead single Tim McGraw . Swift and her mother assisted things the CD singles into envelopes to send out to radio. She spent much of 2006 promoting Taylor Swift with a radio trip, 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 allotted time. Church jokingly told Swift she must offer him her very first gold record as thanks for getting fired. She sent him her very first gold record with a note that said, Thanks for playing too long and too loud on the Flatts trip. I best regards value it. Taylor. Borchetta said that although record industry peers initially 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 Image to Burn and Must've Said No . All appeared on Billboard Hot Country Songs, with Our Tune, and Should've Said No reaching number one. With Our Tune, 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 released the vacation 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 nation artists' tours throughout 2006 and 2007, including George Strait Brad Paisley Tim McGraw and Faith Hill.

Swift won distinctions 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 C And W Awards' Top New Female Vocalist, American Music Awards' Favorite Nation Female Artist honor.

She was likewise chosen for Best New Artist 50th Annual Grammy Awards She opened for the Rascal Flatts on their 2008 summertime and fall tour.

In July of that year, Swift started a romance with vocalist Joe Jonas that ended 3 months later.

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2008–-- 2010: Courageous and acting

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

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

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

All 5 singles were Signboard Hot Country Songs top-10 entries, with Romance and You Belong with Me peaking at number one.

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

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

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

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

Imagined at the best of Hannah Montana: The Movie, Swift had a cameo appearance in the movie and tape-recorded two songs 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 occurrence that ended up being the topic of debate, prevalent media attention, and numerous Web memes James Montgomery of MTV argued that the incident and subsequent media attention turned Swift into a bona-fide mainstream star.

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

Billboard called her 2009's Artist of the Year The album ranked number 99 on NPR's 2017 list of the 150 Greatest Albums Made By Ladies.

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 tune with rap artist T-Pain called Thug Story.

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

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

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

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

Swift featured on John Mayer's single Half of My Heart Boys Like Girls' single 2 Is Better Than One , both of which she co-wrote.

She co-wrote and tape-recorded Finest Days of Your Life Kellie Pickler and co-wrote 2 tunes for the Hannah Montana: The Motion picture soundtrack You'll Always Find Your Way Back House and Crazier She contributed two songs to the Valentine's Day soundtrack, consisting of the single Today Was a Fairytale , which was her first primary on the Canadian Hot 100, and peaked at number two on the Signboard Hot 100.

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

Valentine's Day saw her play the ditzy girlfriend of a high school jock, a function which got blended evaluations.

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

Later that year, Swift hosted and carried out 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 during the Speak Now World Trip In August 2010, Swift released Mine , the lead single from her 3rd studio album, Speak Now. It entered 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 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 songs 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 top.

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

Later on in 2010, she briefly dated star Jake Gyllenhaal 54th Yearly Grammy Awards in 2012, Swift won Finest Country Song and Best Country Solo Performance for Mean, which she carried out throughout the event.

Media publications kept in mind the efficiency as an enhancement from her much slammed 2010 Grammy performance, which served as a testimony 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 Signboard (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 Nation Album.

Wanderer placed Speak Now at number 45 in its 2012 list of the 50 Finest Female Albums of All Time, writing: She may get played on the nation station, however she's one of the few genuine rock stars we've got nowadays, with a perfect ear for what makes a song click. Speak Now World Tour ranged from February 2011 to March 2012 and grossed over $123 million.

In November 2011, Swift launched a live album, Speak Now World Tour: Live She contributed two original tunes to The Appetite Games soundtrack album Safe & & Noise , co-written and recorded with the Civil Wars T-Bone Burnett Eyes Open. Safe & & Noise won the Grammy Award for Best Song Written for Visual Media and was chosen for the Golden World Award for Finest Initial Song 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 Ever Returning Together , the lead single from her 4th studio album, Red. It became her first number one in the U.S. and New Zealand, and reached the top slot on iTunes' digital tune sales chart 50 minutes after its release, earning the Fastest Offering Single in Digital History Guinness World Record.

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

Three songs, 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 dealt 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 includes new categories for Swift, such as heartland rock dubstep dance-pop The album debuted at primary on the Billboard 200 with first-week sales of 1.21 million copies. This made Swift the very first female 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 ran from March 2013 to June 2014 and grossed over $150 million, ending up being the highest-grossing nation trip when it finished.

Red had sold eight million copies by 2014.

The album made a number of accolades, consisting of four elections at the 56th Annual Grammy Awards Its single I Understood You Were Difficulty won Finest Female Video at the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards Swift got American Music Awards for Finest Female Nation Artist in, and Artist of the Year in She got the Nashville Songwriters Association's Songwriter/Artist Award for the fifth and sixth successive years in 2012 and 2013.

Swift was honored by the Association with an unique Peak Award, making her the 2nd recipient of the honor after Garth Brooks During this time, she had a short-term relationship with English singer Harry Styles In 2013, Swift taped Sweeter than Fiction , a tune she wrote and produced with Jack Antonoff One Possibility movie soundtrack. The song got a Best Original Tune nomination at the 71st Golden World Awards She provided guest 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 phase throughout their set at the 2013 Nation Radio Seminar to sing Cruise Swift voiced Audrey, a tree enthusiast, in the animated movie The Lorax made a cameo in the comedy New Girl and had a supporting role in the movie adaptation The Provider In March 2014, Swift resided in New york city City.

Around this time, she was dealing with her fifth studio album,, with manufacturers Jack Antonoff, Max Martin, Shellback, Imogen Stack Ryan Tedder Ali Payami She promoted the album through various projects, consisting of welcoming fans to secret album-listening sessions.

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

The album was released on October 27, 2014.

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

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

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

. The songs Design and Wildest Dreams reached the top 10 in the U.S.

. Other songs were Out of the Woods and New Romantics The 1989 World Trip ranged from Might to December 2015 and was the highest-grossing trip of the year with $250 million in overall revenue.

Prior to 1989's release, Swift worried the importance of albums to artists and fans.

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

In a June 2015 open letter, Swift criticized Apple Music for not providing royalties to artists during the streaming service's totally free three-month trial period and specified that she would pull 1989 from the catalog.

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

copyright rights management and holding business, TAS Rights Management, declared 73 trademarks associated to Swift and the 1989 age 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 Billboard's Lady of the Year in 2014, ending up being the very first artist to win the award two times.

2014 American Music Awards, Swift got the inaugural Cock 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 Collaboration 2015 MTV Video Music Awards Swift was one of eight artists to get a 50th Anniversary Milestone 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 Finest Video. Swift was the first woman and fifth act overall 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 separation, 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 consequently outdated English star Tom Hiddleston for a couple of months.

She began dating English star Joe Alwyn in September 2016.

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

2017–-- 2018: Credibility

Swift on her Reputation Arena Tour (2018 ), the highest-grossing North American trip of perpetuity In August 2017, Swift effectively sued David Mueller, a previous morning show character for Denver KYGO-FM. 4 years previously, Swift had notified Mueller's managers that he had actually sexually attacked her by groping 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 attack for small damages of only a dollar.

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

Swift afterwards cleared her social media accounts and launched Look What You Made Me Do as the lead single from her 6th album, Credibility The single was Swift's very first number-one U.K. single.

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

Track record 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 accomplishment, Swift ended up being the very first act to have 4 albums sell 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 sold over 4.5 million copies worldwide since 2018.

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