Wednesday, February 8, 2012

Taylor Swift

Taylor Swift
Taylor Swift
Taylor Alison swift, known as Taylor Swift is an American celebrity. She has many qualities and in each sector she has huge reputation. She is a pop singer, song writer, musician and actress. Basically she is famous for her heart-touching songs. She is now 22 years old, but achieved a lot of fame and prizes that show her quality. She was born on 13th December,1989 in Reading, Pennsylvania, USA. Her father was a stockbroker and mother was a homemaker. Music was in her blood because her maternal grandmother was an opera singer. Taylor Swift grew up in Wyomissing, Pennsylvania. When she was in fourth grade, she wrote a poet consist of three pages and won a national poetry contest. She was interested in instruments and songs from that age. In age of 12 she wrote her first song “Lucky You”. In school, she was victim of misbehaviors from his classmates. So, she used to spend her time writing songs to express the emotions. She got influenced by many musical stars.

First Album
: In mid 2006 Taylor Swift released her first track ‘Tim McGraw’ which attracted people’s attention. The song reached on 6th position on Billboard Magazine. Being inspired with this success she released her first album on 24th October, titled by her name. The album consists of eleven fine songs. They are Tim McGraw, Picture to Burn, Teardrops on My Guitar, A Place in This World, Cold as You, The Outside, Tied Together with a Smile, Stay Beautiful, Should’ve Said No, Mary’s Song (Oh My My My) and Our Song. During first week the album sold above 39000 copies.

Second Album
: Taylor Swift’s second album ‘Fearless’ was released on 11th November, 2008. The album topped on the Billboard 200 Album Chart. It sold almost 600000 copies with record of highest debut for a country artist and biggest opening sales week in USA in 2008. This album has thirteen lovely tracks. They are Fearless, Fifteen, Love Story, Hey Stephen, White Horse, You Belong with Me, Breathe, Tell Me Why, You’re Not Sorry, The Way I Love You, Forever & Always, The Best Day and Change.

Third Album
: Taylor Swift’s third and last album till this time is ‘Speak Now’. This album has fourteen songs. They are Mine, Sparks Fly, Back to December, Speak Now, Dear John, Mean, The Story of Us, Never Grow Up, Enchanted, Better Than Revenge, Innocent, Hunted, Last Kiss and Long Live. This album topped again in Billboard and sold above one million copies in one week.

Most songs of Taylor Swift are written and composed by her. Every song tells about her early life’s history. She herself said that listening to her songs is like reading her autobiography.

Other Works:
Taylor Swift has a bright career with TV shows and film. She did acting in music videos, documentaries and episode CSI. She also appeared and given voice in movies.

 Awards: Taylor Swift was nominated and won various prizes many times. Among them Grammy Award for Best New Artist, Album of the Year, Best Country Album, Best Female Country Vocal Performance are notable. Besides, she won Academy of Country Music Awards, American Music Awards, Country Music Association Awards, Songwriters Hall of Fame, American Country Awards, Billboard Music Awards, BMI Awards, CMT Music Awards NTV Music Awards etc. She is very popular among the people of all ages.

Her name is listed in Guinness Books of World Records for her various records. In 2011, Taylor Swift is announced the Woman of the Year by Billboard Magazine. She is declared as 7th most powerful celebrity with earning 45 million dollars by Forbes in 2011. 

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