Taylor Swift is an American singer-songwriter. Raised in Wyomissing, Pennsylvania, Swift moved
to Nashville, Tennessee at the age of fourteen to pursue a career in country music.
She signed with the independent label Big Machine Records and became the youngest songwriter ever hired by
the Sony/ATV Music publishing house.
Swift is known for her narrative songs about her experiences as a teenager and young adult.
Taylor Alison Swift
December 13, 1989 ( age
Reading, Pennsylvania, U.S.
5' 10" (1.77 m)
Scott Kingsley Swift, Andrea Finlay
Country, country pop, pop, pop rock
Vocals, acoustic guitar, electric guitar, banjo guitar, ukulele, piano
Got her Start
After watching a Behind the Music episode about Faith Hill, Swift felt sure that she needed to go to
Nashville to pursue a music career. At the age of eleven, she traveled with her mother to
Nashville for spring break to leave a demo of Dolly Parton and Dixie Chicks karaoke covers with record
labels along Music Row.
Taylor Swift Awards
American Music Awards - 16
CMT Music Awards - 6
Grammy Awards - 7
MTV Video Music Awards - 2
Teen Choice Awards - 20
Channel [V] Thailand Music Video Awards - 1
Country Music Association Awards - 11
CMT Online Awards - 7
Nashville Songwriters Association (NSAI) Award - 6
Young Hollywood Awards - 1
People's Choice Awards - 5
Canadian Country Music Association - 5
Nashville Music Award - 3
Academy of Country Music Awards - 7
Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards - 3
MYX Music Awards - 1
Do Something Awards - 3
MTV Europe Music Awards - 3
Los Premios MTV Latinoamérica - 3
BMI Awards - 18
Teen Icon Awards - 3
MuchMusic Video - 1