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 Fans Chant "F*** Taylor Swift" During Nashville Gig


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Kanye West’s fans started up a chant of “F*** Taylor Swift” during one of the rapper’s gigs in Swift’s home town of Nashville this week.

When the Saint Pablo tour rolled in to the home of country music at the Bridgestone Arena over the weekend, the 39 year old star decided to up the ante early on in his set by demanding the fervent crowd to sing back the lyric “I made that b**** famous” – the words that have caused so much controversy and headlines over the summer.

John Newman Says Taylor Swift Was 'Brutal' To Calvin Harris After Split


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Calvin Harris’ pal John Newman has described Taylor Swift’s treatment of the DJ after their break-up as “brutal”. Earlier this year Newman unwittingly nearly revealed that Taylor had ghost-written Calvin’s hit ‘This Is What You Came For’, just a few months before the couple split.

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Speaking to The Sun about the ‘This Is What You Came For’ drama, Newman said: “From her side? Yeah, it did get brutal. I’m like Calvin, happy to take a back seat. I like my music to do the talking.”

Continue reading: John Newman Says Taylor Swift Was 'Brutal' To Calvin Harris After Split

Kim Kardashian Insists "No Shade" Was Intended Over Taylor Swift-Kanye Feud


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Kim Kardashian’s intervention in the Kanye West vs. Taylor Swift ‘Famous’ feud was one of the stories of the summer, but in a new interview she has insisted that she hadn’t meant to throw shade at Swift.

The 35 year old model and reality TV star backed up her husband Kanye’s claims that he had contacted Swift over the lyrical content of his new track ‘Famous’ before it was released – and then sensationally revealed audio clips of the conversation via Snapchat to prove it.

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Continue reading: Kim Kardashian Insists "No Shade" Was Intended Over Taylor Swift-Kanye Feud

Tom Hiddleston Says He's Still Friends With Taylor Swift After Split


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Tom Hiddleston has said he’s still friends with Taylor Swift, despite the couple recently ending their three-month romance. The actor flew solo on the Emmy Awards’ red carpet on Sunday night, but he wasn't able to dodge a question about his high-profile split with the singer.

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When asked if he and Taylor were still friends by People magazine Tom simply said: "Yes. Yes, we are.” The end of the Hiddleswift romance came earlier this month, with one of the reported reasons being that Tom had asked Taylor to accompany him to Sunday night’s awards.

Continue reading: Tom Hiddleston Says He's Still Friends With Taylor Swift After Split

Calvin Harris Explains My Way Lyrics And They're Not About Taylor Swift


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Calvin Harris has ended the speculation that his new track ‘My Way’ is about his split with Taylor Swift. Many fans believed that the song was a ‘diss track’ about the DJ's bad break-up with Swift earlier this year, but Harris says the song actually has a totally different meaning.

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Appearing on the Elvis Duran and the Z100 Morning Show, Harris explained that the song is actually about ditching his grocery store job to pursue a career in music. “It’s breaking out of a situation,” he said.

Continue reading: Calvin Harris Explains My Way Lyrics And They're Not About Taylor Swift

Fans Speculate Calvin Harris' New Track Is Dissing Taylor Swift


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Pop music fans have gone into meltdown with speculation that Calvin Harris’ brand new single ‘My Way’ is a diss track aimed at his ex-girlfriend, Taylor Swift.

The Scottish DJ, who broke up with Swift back in June this year just before the whole ‘Hiddleswift’ saga became a thing, dropped the new track on Thursday (September 15th). Immediately, he had the Twittersphere ablaze with rumours that the lyrics were addressing the split. Harris, 32, discussed the new song the same day in an interview with iHeartRadio.

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Continue reading: Fans Speculate Calvin Harris' New Track Is Dissing Taylor Swift

Katy Perry Says She'll Work With Taylor Swift IF She Apologises


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It’s the most talked about feud in pop music, but on Saturday Katy Perry said she would consider working with her rival Taylor Swift, if the ‘Bad Blood’ singer apologises. The two stars have been rumoured to be feuding for years, a drama that was brought up again in July by Swift’s ex Calvin Harris, when he went on a Twitter rant which included a reference to her trying to 'bury Katy’.

Katy PerryKaty Perry would collaborate with Taylor Swift but there’s one condition

On Saturday Perry decided to hold a fan Q&A session on Twitter while she waited for a delivery from the Cheesecake Factory. While most of the questions were pretty mundane, one fan got right in there and asked: ‘will you collab with Taylor Swift?’.

Continue reading: Katy Perry Says She'll Work With Taylor Swift IF She Apologises

Watch Taylor Swift Sing Along To Calvin Harris As She Supports Gigi Hadid At NYFW


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Taylor Swift is single and ready to…sing and dance to her ex-boyfriend’s song, apparently. Taylor made her first public appearance since splitting with Tom Hiddleston at NYFW on Friday and while supporting pal Gigi Hadid she also sang along to ex Calvin Harris’ ‘This Is What You Came For,’ the song which caused so much controversy back in July.

Continue reading: Watch Taylor Swift Sing Along To Calvin Harris As She Supports Gigi Hadid At NYFW

Calvin Harris Speaks About Taylor Swift Break-Up For The First Time


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Four months after his relationship with Taylor Swift suddenly fell apart, Calvin Harris has finally addressed the break-up in a new interview for GQ magazine, for whom he is the cover star of its next edition.

On the same week that he won the GQ Award for Solo Artist of the Year in the magazine’s Men of the Year edition, 32 year old Harris has reflected that the disintegration of his 15-month romance with the pop star attracted far more headlines than their actual relationship ever did.

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Continue reading: Calvin Harris Speaks About Taylor Swift Break-Up For The First Time

The Hiddleswift Phenomenon Is No More


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The impressive international drama that has been Hiddleswift is no more. Latest reports suggest Taylor Swift has dumped her short-term public love Tom Hiddleston and has ended the three-month romance with the actor. It seems Taylor, who documented her new romance prominently on Instagram during her annual 4th July weekend celebrations, has shunned Tom because she didn’t like his "love of the limelight".

Taylor Swift and Tom HiddlestonThe couple in happy times strolling around England

Taylor became irritated when Tom asked her to accompany him to the Emmys for which he is nominated for his first-ever award for The Night Manager.

Continue reading: The Hiddleswift Phenomenon Is No More

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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