taylor swift

Taylor's age, birthday, place of birth, her career and her full name

Career: she is a singer
birthday: 13 Dec 1989
place of birth: in Reading, Pennsylvania, USA
Age: 26

full name: Taylor Alison Swift


Family

Taylor Swift has one brother. She lives with her parents and brother. Here are the names of her family members, Andrea Swift (mom), Scott Kingsley Swift (dad) and Austin Swift (Brother). Austin is 23 and is a Photographer. Her dad is 63 and her mom is 57.

Childhood

Taylor Alison Swift was born in Reading, Pennsylvania on 13th December 1989. She was educated at the West Reading Elementary Center after which she went to the Wyomissing Area Senior High School. As a child her favorite hobby was to ride the horses and was encouraged to participate in many horse shows. But at the age of nine, she got a new interest which would make her one of the recognizable people of her generation.

the beginning of Taylor's career and the rest of it.

She showed interest in musical theater for which she went to the Broadway for vocal and acting lessons. She took special interest to country music which she started performing at fairs, local music festivals, sporting events and coffeehouses etc. By the age of 11, Swift was sure that she had her future in music and in search of a break she was taken by her mother to Nashville, Tennessee. At Nashville, she contacted many record labels for joining as a solo singer but got rejected by all of them. She had to become the best at what she was doing in order to be selected at such a young age.

At the age of 12, she was taught 3 chords by a computer repairman on a guitar. With these 3 simple chords she wrote her first song, ‘Lucky You’. She joined the Henderson High School in Tennessee at the age of to 14 where she would study only for 2 years.She now got a contract deal with RCA records where she would collaborate with other experienced songwriters. By the age of 15, she was not only good at singing and the guitar but had become a great songwriter. She was now hired as the youngest songwriter at age 15 by Sony/ATV Tree publishing house to write songs for other singers. But in 2005, she joined Big Machine Records in order to create her own album. Within one year she was ready with her first album at the age of 16 in which she wrote 3 songs on her own and co-wrote the 8 remaining songs.

Her first album was called ‘Taylor Swift’ and went on to sell more than 38,500 copies in the first week and has sold more than 5 million copies in its worldwide sales. Her next album ‘Fearless’ released in the year 2008 to another spectacular success. She had written 7 of the songs in the album on her own and co-written the remaining 6 songs. The album went on sell more than 590,000 copies in its first week and close to 8.5 million copies worldwide. For an 18-year-old country girl, this was an unbelievable achievement. Her fame soon spread everywhere. In 2010, she went on to win 4 Grammy Awards

including the ‘Best Album of the Year’, becoming the youngest ever to win this honor. There was a point in Taylor's career were she started singing pop songs instead of country. The change didn't backfire on her her fans loved it but of course some didn't and liked her country songs. In her latest music videos the director for them is Joseph Kahn.

challanges taylor had to overcome

  • she had to take the risk of leaving Sony/ATV Tree publishing so she can join big machine records in order for her to create her own album.

Taylor's accomplishments

Her rewards are one of Taylor's accomplishments. Her fame and her fans are another one of her accomplishments. Here is a list of rewards she has won. Please note I am missing a lot because if i listed them all it would be too long. I did list some twice or more because she received that reward that many times.Check out this link if you are wondering where I got this information from or you want to see more of her awards. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_awards_and_nominations_received_by_Taylor_Swift

some of her awards

YouTube Phenomenon , 50 artists to watch , Superstar of Tomorrow , Best Female Artist , Video of the Year , Choice Music Collaboration, Choice Break-Up Song , Choice Summer Music Star: Female , Choice Female Country Artist, Choice Country Song , Choice Female Country Artist , Choice Country Song , Choice Single by a Female Artist , Choice Voice , Choice Female Country Artist , Choice Country Song , Choice Country Album , Red Carpet Hot Icon – Female , Choice Female Artist , Choice Female Country Artist , Ultimate Choice and much more.


How taylor has a growth mindset.

She has a growth mindset because when she wanted to become a singer she had to keep trying at first people said no and then after not giving up she started to write songs for people. Then when she thought it was time to achieve her goal she quite and joined a different record company so she can write her own songs. This shows us she has a growth mindset because didn't give she wanted to become a singer and she did.

Fun Facts

Taylor swift and Ariana Grande are friends. Taylor is close friends with Selena Gomez. In 2012 she voice acted the character of Audrey in The Lorax. Her lucky number is 13. in 2009 she played a rebellious teen in an episode of CSI. She is obsessed with iPhone cases, and she loves all the vintage, handmade ones on Etsy. Her favorite clothing items to wear is a sundress and a pair of cool cowboy boots. In 2012, First Lady Michelle Obama presented Swift with The Big Help Award for her "dedication to helping others" and "inspiring others through action. When it comes to fashion, Swift favors retro style and it has been said that she has the look of "a nineteen-thirties movie siren ... red lipstick, thick mascara”. Her favorite dessert is cheesecake.

Taylor Swift - You Belong With Me
her hit song
Taylor Swift - We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together