Taylor Swift

Taylor Swift

Biography

Taylor Swift (born 13.12.1989) Taylor Swift is an American Country-turned-Pop artist, who has earned seven Grammy Awards, twelve Billboard awards, eleven Country Music Association Awards and seven Academy of Country Music Awards as of January 2015.

Net Worth: According to Celebrity Net Worth in 2015, Taylor Swift has a net worth of 280 million USD.

Childhood: Taylor Swift was born in Wyomissing, Pennsylvania to Andrea and Scott Kingsley Swift. Swift began writing her own music at around the age of ten. She went on to perform some of these songs live at local karaoke contests, festivals and fairs, before compiling her own demo tape when she was eleven. Swift travelled to Nashville and began handing out the demo tape to receptionists on Nashville's Music Row, and despite many rejections, she was later chosen to sing the national anthem at the US Open tennis tournament. With the sudden growth of her potential career, the Swift family moved to Nashville entirely. Swift gave a performance at the Bluebird Café, which was seen by Scott Borchetta of Big Machine Records. He promptly signed Swift to the label.

Career: Taylor Swift released her debut single, 'Tim McGraw', on 19th June 2006 at the age of 16. The film reached the 40th spot on Billboard's Hottest 100, and the 6th spot on Billboard's Hot Country Songs chart. Later in the same year, Taylor Swift released her self-titled debut studio album, which was released on 24th October 2006. The album received glowing reviews, and shot to the top of the Billboard Country Albums charts, as well as coming in at number five on Billboard's 200 list. The film went on to become double Platinum in the UK and 6x Platinum in the US. On 14th October 2007, Swift released 'Sounds of the Season: The Taylor Swift Holiday Collection'. The EP received moderate results and topped the US Holiday Albums Charts, as well as reaching the 20th Spot on Billboard's 200 list.

It was swiftly followed by a second EP, 'Beautiful Eyes', which was released on 15th July 2008. The EP topped the US Country Albums charts, as well as reaching the ninth spot on Billboard's 200 list. The EP was still on Billboard's 200 (admittedly at number 192) by the end of the year - almost six months later. On 11th November 2008, Taylor Swift released her second studio album, 'Fearless', which received glowing reviews and became her first chart topping album. As well as topping the Billboard 200 list in 2009, it was still in seventh position in 2010, and was still in the charts at number 88 in 2011, and was still in the charts at 126th position in 2012. This helped the album become 6x Platinum in the US and Australia, as well as being certified 9x Platinum in the Philippines. 'Fearless' was still in the Billboard charts when Taylor Swift released her third studio album, 'Speak Now'. The album was released on 25th October 2010. Again, the album received glowing reviews and topped 7 main albums charts, including Billboard's 200 and the US Country Music charts.

The following year on 21st November 2011, Taylor Swift released her first live album from her world tour. 'Speak Now World Tour - Live' received moderate reviews, yet did not see as much success as the previous album. It still, however, reached the 11th spot on Billboard's 200 List. On 22nd October 2012, Taylor Swift released 'Red', her fourth studio album. It received strong reviews, and reached the top spot of ten major world album charts. It also became Swift's third album to remain at the top spot on Billboard's 200 list for six weeks, making Swift the first artist to achieve that in 43 years since The Beatles. Swift released her fifth studio album, '1989', on 27th October 2014. The album received strong reviews again and received very similar success and became the bestselling album in the US of 2014.

Personal Life: In July 2008, Taylor Swift dated Joe Jonas until they broke up in October 2008, when Swift began dating Taylor Lautner until December of the same year. Between late 2009 and early 2010, Swift was romantically linked to John Mayer. Between October and December 2010, Swift dated Jake Gyllenhaal, although they were seen together in January and February of 2011. Between July and September 2012, Swift dated Conor Kennedy, before dating One Direction singer Harry Styles between October 2012 and January 2013. Swift's most recent relationship as of 2015 is with Scottish DJ Calvin Harris in June the couple were announced by Forbes as the highest paid celebrity couple over the past year with a combined earnings of over $146 million.



Biography by Contactmusic.com

Taylor Swift Smashes London Hotel Filming New Music Video


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Taylor Swift smashed a bathroom mirror when she filmed the music video for 'I Don't Wanna Live Forever'.

The 27-year-old singer and Zayn Malik have joined forces on their new single, which is set to feature on the soundtrack of the upcoming erotic movie 'Fifty Shades Darker', and it has been reported by the Mail Online the pair caused utter chaos in London's five-star hotel St Pancras Renaissance where the shot the accompanying video for their song.

A source said: ''Taylor had to light the curtains on fire for her part. The smoke alarms were turned off on the nearby floors so that the building didn't have to be evacuated.

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Taylor Swift Surprises 96-Year-Old Veteran With Christmas Visit


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Taylor Swift gave a Christmas surprise to perhaps her oldest fan on Boxing Day, 96-year-old World War II veteran Cyrus Porter.

The singer made a quick visit to Missouri the day after Christmas, to show up at the veteran’s home and perform hit ‘Shake It Of’, for Porter and his family.

Did John Mayer Shade His Ex Taylor Swift On Her Birthday?


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John Mayer has been attempting damage control on Wednesday after apparently shading his ex-girlfriend Taylor Swift on her birthday the day before.

TayTay turned 27 years old on Tuesday (December 13th), and celebrated with her friends and family as well as being inundated with well-wishes from her celebrity BFFs, including Gigi Hadid and Camila Cabello.

However, her former flame Mayer seemingly didn’t feel the same way, and was said to have tweeted: “Tuesday December 13th may be the lamest day of the year, conceptually.”

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Zayn Malik Reveals How He Brought Taylor Swift On Board For 'I Don't Wanna Live Forever'


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Zayn Malik has opened up about collaborating with his girlfriend's pal Taylor Swift on the new single 'I Don't Wanna Live Forever' from the soundtrack to 'Fifty Shades Darker', revealing that the popstar was eager to get on board after hearing the unfinished version.

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It wasn't exactly difficult for Zayn to bring Taylor on board given that his supermodel girlfriend Gigi Hadid is a part of the 'Bad Blood' singer's squad (alongside the movie's star Dakota Johnson), but it seems she was more than enthusiastic about the project when the producer and Grammy-winning songwriter Jack Antonoff played her the semi-completed product.

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Taylor Swift And Zayn Malik Drop Surprise Collaboration Single 'I Don't Wanna Live Forever'


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Taylor Swift has released her first new music of 2016, unleashing a surprise collaboration with former One Direction member Zayn Malik in the form of a single called ‘I Don’t Wanna Live Forever’, taken from the upcoming Fifty Shades Darker movie soundtrack.

The new track appeared without any fanfare in the U.S. iTunes store just before midnight on Thursday night (December 8th), and within in an hour it had skyrocketed to the top of the iTunes chart.

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Taylor Swift Is The Highest-Paid Musician Of The Year


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By all accounts, Taylor Swift hasn’t had the smoothest of years. Following her seemingly acrimonious split from Calvin Harris, a short-lived media frenzied romance with Tom Hiddleston and very big beef with Kanye West and Kim Kardashian, it’s fair to say the singer has had a few troublesome months.

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Thank heavens then that she now she something to smile about after officially becoming the world’s best-paid musician.

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Eddie Redmayne Confirms He Never Dated Taylor Swift


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Eddie Redmayne has put to rest the old rumour that he once dated Taylor Swift.

Appearing on Andy Cohen’s ‘Watch What Happens Live’, Redmayne said he and the ‘Shake it Off’ singer never hooked-up, but they did once get to sing together.

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Andy Cohen Recalls The Time He Made A Katy Perry Joke To Taylor Swift


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‘What Happens Live’ host Andy Cohen has detailed his awkward encounter with Taylor Swift at the 2016 Met Gala after-party, where he made an ill-advised Katy Perry joke.

In his new memoir, Superficial: More Adventures From The Andy Cohen Diaries, he describes how he bumped into Swift at the bar during the star-studded after party, but ended up putting his foot in it by mentioning Perry.

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Is Taylor Swift Working With Drake On New Album?


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Taylor Swift has reportedly recruited Drake to help work on her new album.

The 1989 hitmaker is said to be looking to explore new sounds for her next release and may be incorporating a more hip hop and R&B vibe, and Drake is just the man to help.

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Drake Splashes Out On Gifts For Taylor Swift's Cats


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Drake has heightened rumours that he and Taylor Swift are dating with reports that he went on a recent spending spree – buying presents for her cats.

The 30 year old Canadian rapper has been widely linked with Swift in the aftermath of his recent break-up with Rihanna, and he’s apparently been trying to win over his new flame through buying gifts for her two Scottish Fold cats, Meredith and Olivia.

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Taylor Swift seen alone and with Garth Brooks at the 50th annual CMA (Country Music Association) Awards held at Music City Center in Nashville, Tennessee, United States - Wednesday 2nd November 2016

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Taylor Swift leaving her Tribeca apartment in New York City - United States - Wednesday 28th September 2016

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Taylor Swift and her latest beau Tom Hiddleston enjoy a romantic walk on the beach near Lowestoft in Suffolk, England. The couple were joined by Tom's mother and some other friends. After 2 hours spent on the beach the party returned to their cars and were escorted by Police back towards their house. United Kingdom - Sunday 26th June 2016

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Taylor Swift - 64th Annual BMI Pop Awards 2016 held at the Beverly Wilshire Four Seasons Hotel - Arrivals at Beverly Wilshire Four Seasons Hotel - Los Angeles, California, United States - Tuesday 10th May 2016

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Taylor Swift - 64th Annual BMI Pop Awards 2016 held at the Beverly Wilshire Four Seasons Hotel - Arrivals at the Beverly Wilshire Four Seasons Hotel - Beverly Hills, California, United States - Tuesday 10th May 2016

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Taylor Swift

Date of birth

13th December, 1989

Occupation

Musician

Sex

Female

Height

1.78




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