Taking a break from her pop-focused work, Taylor Swift stepped outside the box with her fourth album, folklore. She and her collaborators explored new genres and sonic vistas, while incorporating more nuanced relationship issues into the songs. The result was an album that debuted at number one on the Billboard 200. In addition to winning Album of the Year at the 52nd Grammy Awards, the album also earned Swift a Grammy nomination for Best Song of the Year for her lead single, “Beautiful Ghosts”.
Taylor Swift has released three studio albums since her debut in 2006. She is the first female solo artist to win Grammy Awards for Album of the Year three times. She is also the youngest ever Woman of the Year. She has won three awards at the AMAs. Her albums have also sold over one million copies in the UK.
Taylor Swift is an artist with an honest and powerful voice. She is also a fierce defender of her heart. Her songwriting has been covered widely in the media. She has co-written songs with artists like John Mayer, Boys Like Girls and Kellie Pickler. She also penned a song for the Hunger Games soundtrack. In addition, she collaborated with Zayn Malik on “I Don’t Wanna Live Forever” for the Fifty Shades Darker soundtrack.
She first started taking voice lessons in New York City when she was nine years old. She was soon discovered by Scott Borchetta, who was preparing to launch his own record label, Big Machine Records. Borchetta signed Taylor Swift to his label and she started working with songwriter Liz Rose in Nashville. She later wrote two songs for the Hannah Montana soundtrack. She also appeared in the Berks Youth Theatre Academy production of “Grease” and “Annie.” She moved to Nashville when she was 14.
Taylor Swift’s first single, “Better Man,” won her a Swift Song of the Year award at the 51st CMA Awards. She was also nominated for Best Pop Vocal Album at the 61st Grammy Awards. In addition, she won Best Collaboration for her work with Zayn Malik on “I don’t want to live forever” for the Fifty Shades Darker movie soundtrack.
Swift was also a part of the The Hunger Games soundtrack, contributing two songs to the album. She has been featured in numerous music videos. She has also appeared onstage with celebrities such as Charlie Daniels and the Civil Wars. Her debut album, “Teenage Dream,” was ranked number one on the Billboard 200, and her second, “Love Story,” was also a Top Ten hit. Her third album, “Speak Now,” was nominated for Best Pop Album at the AMAs. She has also won two BMI awards and was the youngest BMI songwriter of the year. She has also been named Billboard’s Female Artist of the Year.
Her fourth studio album, RED, was released in 2013. It debuted at number one on the Billboard charts. It has received generally positive reviews from music critics, and is Taylor’s eighth Number One album.