All of my favorite people - people I really trust - none of them were cool in their younger years.
|Born||December 13, 1989|
Taylor Alison Swift is an American singer-songwriter, actress and philanthropist. She signed with the independent label Big Machine Records and became the youngest songwriter ever hired by the Sony/ATV Music publishing house. The release of Swift's self-titled debut album in 2006 established her as a country music star. Her third single, "Our Song," made her the youngest person to single-handedly write and perform a number-one song on the Hot Country Songs chart.
Swift is known for narrative songs about her personal experiences. As a songwriter, she has been honored by the Nashville Songwriters Association and the Songwriters Hall of Fame. Swift's other achievements include seven Grammy Awards, twelve Billboard Music Awards, eleven Country Music Association Awards, seven Academy of Country Music Awards and one Brit Award. She is one of the best-selling artists of all time, having sold over 40 million albums - 27.1 million of them in the U.S. - and 130 million single downloads, and is among the top five music artists who have sold the most digital music worldwide.