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

Kanye West Reportedly To Be Given Four Minutes "Free Reign" At VMAs


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The annual bunfight of the MTV Video Music Awards is always a must-see event in the calendar, but this year’s ceremony might just be extra special, with reports that Kanye West is to be given four ENTIRE minutes on-stage “to do with as he pleases”.

The 2016 VMAs take place at New York’s Madison Square Garden this Sunday (August 28th). TMZ reported on Thursday that a source close to the production team informed them that West was being given a “free reign” four-minute period during the telecast, where he will be uncensored and uninterrupted.

Kanye WestKanye West is reportedly getting four uninterrupted minutes at the MTV VMAs

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Hiddleswift Reunite After Taylor Sends Private Jet To Bring Tom To Rhode Island


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Taylor Swift and boyfriend Tom Hiddleston had a romantic reunion at the singer’s Rhode Island mansion over the weekend. Hiddleston’s work commitments with Thor: Raganok and his Emmy’s press tour had kept the couple apart in recent weeks, but thanks to Swift’s private plane they were finally reunited.

Taylor Swift and Tom HiddlestonHiddleswift were reunited over the weekend

Us Weekly reports that Swift sent her private jet to Los Angeles on Sunday to pick up Hiddleston and bring him to Rhode Island to spend a few days with her and her parents. Hiddleston was photographed boarding the jet with an overnight backpack while carrying a gift bag.

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Taylor Swift Donates $1 Million To Louisiana Flooding Relief Effort


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Taylor Swift has personally donated $1 million to the disaster relief fund of the recent floodings in Louisiana that have claimed the lives of at least 11 people in the state over the weekend.

On Tuesday (August 16th), the 26 year old singer released a statement to the Associated Press pledging the sum in support of those impacted by the historic rainfall in Louisiana that began last Friday. In the release, she explained how her fans in the southern state provided such a great start for her massive 1989 World Tour last year.

Taylor SwiftTaylor Swift has donated $1 million to the effort to help victims of the flooding in Louisiana

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Karlie Kloss Blasts Media For Involving Her In Taylor Swift Kim Kardashian Feud


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Don’t try to involve Karlie Kloss in the Taylor Swift/Kim Kardashian drama and certainly don’t try to imply that she’s not loyal to her BFF. Over the weekend Karlie found herself unwittingly placed in the middle of the year’s biggest celebrity feud and the model isn't happy.

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It all started when a video interview Karlie had given to the Sunday Times Style was published where she was asked about Kim Kardashian. Karlie was asked: "Is Kim a good person?” The model stumbled a bit while answering, but eventually said: “I think she's been a lovely person to me in the past. Look, I really don't know her that well."

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Tom Hiddleston Opens Up About His Summer In The Spotlight


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Tom Hiddleston has opened up about what it’s really like to date of the most famous women in the world. During a Facebook Live Q&A with the Hollywood Reporter about his Emmy-nominated role in ‘The Night Manager’, Hiddleston was asked about his higher profile now he’s dating Swift.

Tom HiddlestonTom Hiddleston has opened up about his very high profile summer

"We all live in a world where every phone has a camera and there’s nothing new, really, about the spotlight on me; I think that’s what happens when you’re a public figure,” he replied. When asked what he’d learnt in recent months he continued, “I’ve learned that there are many sides to a story.”

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Robert Downey Jr. Welcomes Tom Hiddleston To Instagram By Mocking Taylor Swift Relationship


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Tom Hiddleston finally joined Instagram yesterday and fans couldn't be happier. But one person who really couldn't wait to welcome Hiddleston to the photo sharing site was his Marvel co-star Robert Downey Jr, who had a special joke all ready for his pal.

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Howie Mandel Cracks Joke At Calvin Harris' Expense About Taylor Swift At Awards Show


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Calvin Harris was left feeling slightly sheepish when Howie Mandel made a rather teasing pun about his former relationship with Taylor Swift when he was compering the Caesar’s Palace 50th anniversary gala at the weekend in Las Vegas.

The 60 year old ‘America’s Got Talent’ judge blindsided Harris with the crack, when he commented upon his choice of suit as he presented the Scottish DJ with the Future Icon Award on Sunday night (August 7th).

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Watch Taylor Swift Join Nelly Onstage For An Impromptu Duet


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Taylor Swift hasn't been up to much since that infamous phonecall recording appeared on Kim Kardashian’s Snapchat last month. But on Saturday the songstress emerged from hiding to join rapper Nelly onstage for a special performance of his 2002 hit ‘Dilemma’.

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Scott Eastwood: "No One Wanted Me To Do Taylor Swift Video"


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Scott Eastwood has revealed how no one, including his agents, wanted him to star opposite Taylor Swift in her ‘Wildest Dreams’ music video. The actor starred as Swift’s love interest in the cinematic video, released earlier this year, where they portrayed two actors falling in love during a shoot in Africa.

Scott EastwoodScott Eastwood has no regrets over Taylor Swift’s ‘Wildest Dreams’ video

The actor told People that filming the video was a "fantastic experience”, despite his agents' objections. "None of my agents wanted me to do it, actually," he said. "They said, 'Oh, we don't want you to do that! Why would you be Taylor Swift's boy toy?' And I said, 'Why the hell not?’”

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"Taylor Swift What Up?" - Justin Bieber Sides With Kanye


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Justin Bieber has taken it upon himself to wade in to the ongoing Taylor Swift vs Kanye West feud, siding with Kanye with a pretty shady Instagram post he took of a FaceTime conversation he had with him – and captioning it “Taylor swift what up”.

The 22 year old Canadian singer decided to throw this particular shade grenade into the feud on Tuesday morning (August 2nd) His hordes of Beliebers promptly piled in and set about spamming Swift’s Instagram feed with “Taylor Swift what up?”, a phrase that seems to have turned into 2016’s equivalent of Nicki Minaj’s “Miley, what’s good?” slam from last year.

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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 - Manus x Machina: Fashion In An Age Of Technology' Costume Institute Gala - After Party - New York, New York, United States - Tuesday 3rd May 2016

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Taylor Swift - 'Manus x Machina: Fashion In An Age Of Technology' Costume Institute Gala held at the Metropolitan Museum Of Art at Metropolitan Museum of Art - New York, New York, United States - Monday 2nd 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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