Taylor Swift is an American singer-songwriter. She has sold more than 100 million albums worldwide and is considered one of the most successful artists in the history of country music. She is also a multi-platinum recording artist and has been nominated for several awards, including three Grammy Awards and seven Academy of Country Music Awards.
At a young age, Taylor began singing and playing the guitar. She grew up on a Christmas tree farm in Pennsylvania, but moved to Nashville, Tennessee at age 12 after meeting a computer repairman who showed her how to play the guitar. She eventually signed with Big Machine Records and released her first single, “Tim McGraw,” and self-titled debut album in 2006.
Her career has spanned more than a decade and includes numerous hit songs and award-winning albums. She has also earned a reputation for being extremely generous to others. Her favorite charities include the Red Cross and she has donated over $500,000 to help victims of natural disasters.
Unlike other pop stars, Taylor does not have a single song that is purely about herself. Her albums are filled with stories about love, relationships, and family. The themes of her music have broad appeal and she has won multiple awards.
She is known for writing lyrics that are incredibly emotional and touching. Her songs are also very catchy and often have a strong beat. Her style has changed from her early career and she has a more modern sound.
On her sixth studio album, reputation, she wrote about her experiences as a woman. She also sang about her relationship with her father and brother. The album was nominated for several awards including Best Country Album and Top Country Artist at the 61st Grammy Awards in 2019.
In 2018, she won Tour of the Year, Artist of the Year, Favorite Pop/Rock Female Artist, and Favorite Pop/Rock Album for Reputation at the American Music Awards. She became the most awarded female winner in AMA history, breaking the record previously held by Whitney Houston.
After her success in the industry, she received a multi-album deal with Universal Music Group. Her subsequent releases would be promoted under the Republic Records imprint.
With the release of her eighth studio album, folklore, she has become a household name and has sold over one million copies. She has also been nominated for two Grammy Awards, and her performance at the AMAs was one of the biggest events in her career.
The album was a success and her first number-one on the Billboard 200. The singles from the album, “I See Fire,” “We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together,” and “Shake It Off” have all been chart-topping hits.
She has won the Billboard Music Awards, the American Music Awards, and the MTV Video Music Awards for her work. She is also the most awarded female musician in AMA history with 23 awards.
Her eighth studio album, folklore, was released on July 23, 2020 and debuted at #1 on the Billboard 200. The album featured collaborations with Jack Antonoff, Aaron Dessner from The National, and Bon Iver.