Taylor Swift is a country-pop singer and one of the most popular stars of the 21st century. At the age of 19, she won the Grammy Award, becoming the youngest owner of this prize. Bright appearance, unique style, and solid character made millions of fans around the world to fall in love with her. Taylor Swift, whose biography is full of vivid events, has more than 200 music awards today. It is a record number for such a young American singer. Here are a few Taylor Swift biography facts.
Taylor Swift Age
One of the brightest country singers of all time considers the number 13, the date of birth, her lucky number, often drawing it on her hands during performances. She was born in 1989. Her father, Scott, worked as a financial adviser, and her mother, Andrea, devoted most of her life to the household. Taylor has a younger brother, Austin. The Swift family had several horses, so as a child, Taylor was engaged in horse riding. She also attended musical theater classes and often traveled to Broadway to study vocal and acting skills. Taylor Swift began writing songs at the age of 10.
Taylor Swift Albums
At age 14, young Taylor Swift moved to the city of Nashville with the firm intention to become a star and be heard. She sang and played guitar on the street, at a cafe, until Scott Borchetta, the founder of the music label Big Machine Records, noticed her. The debut single of the singer “Tim McGraw” was released in 2006 and brought her fame, as well as the award of the Association of songwriters Nashville. At the end of the same year, the first album was released. For the next two years, the singer works on two mini-albums, as a result of which she becomes a Grammy Award nominee, but ultimately Taylor inferior to Amy Winehouse. The next album “Fearless” was released on November 11, 2008, and became a real explosion in the US music industry. It was ranked number one on the Billboard music album chart and became platinum in the USA six times. In early 2012, the singer worked on the songs to the soundtrack of the movie “The Hunger Games.” The “Safe & Sound” song from this album was nominated for the Golden Globe award but lost to Adele’s “Skyfall.”
Taylor Swift Songs
Taylor Swift's fourth full-length album was released in October 2012. In the songs from the “Red” disc, not only country music influences but also other styles are presented, such as dubstep and pop dance. People, who helped the singer in work on the fourth album, believe that this is a big step toward pop star fame and international recognition.
Although Taylor Swift is listed as the author of her songs on all albums, her entire career was accompanied by talented songwriters. Almost all the songs for her first album, Swift wrote along with Liz Rose, who won the title of best songwriter of the year in Nashville in 2007. Swift's current co-authors are Swedes Max Martin (he wrote, among other things, “I Kissed a Girl” for Katie Parry) and Carl Schuster (he worked with Pink, Adam Lambert, Britney Spears, Avril Lavigne, and Christina Aguilera).
Taylor Lautner was the most famous partner of Taylor Swift. The namesakes starred in the film “Valentine's Day” in 2010 together, and after breaking up, the singer dedicated the boyfriend the song “Back to December.” The rest of Taylor's relationships were rather short. One of Taylor's first singles, “Tim McGraw’, was about parting with a guy named Brendon Borello; the song “Picture to Burn” talks about a love story with Jordan Alford.