Taylor Swift



Taylor Alison Swift (born 13 December 1989) is an American singer-songwriter. One of the most popular contemporary female recording artists. She is known for narrative songs about her personal life, which has received much media attention.

Taylor Swift’s career began with a record deal. With Big Machine Records in 2005 and the release of her eponymous debut album the following year. In the United States, Taylor Swift peaked at number five. On the Billboard 200 and stayed the longest on the chart during the 2000s. All of its singles – “Tim McGraw”, “Teardrops on My Guitar”. “Our Song”, “Picture to Burn”, and “Should’ve Said No”. Charted within the top forty in the United States and were certified platinum by the RIAA. Swift followed with the release of the EPs Sounds of the Season: The Taylor Swift Holiday Collection and Beautiful Eyes. Which peaked at number twenty and number nine on the Billboard 200, respectively.

Her second studio album Fearless in 2008, which topped the charts in the United States, Canada, and New Zealand. It became the best-selling album of 2009 in the United States, and thirteen of its songs charted within the top forty of the Billboard Hot 100, breaking the record for the most top forty entries from a single album. Its songs “Love Story”, “You Belong with Me”, and “Fearless” reached the top ten in the United States while “Love Story” became her first number-one single in Australia.

She obtained her first number-one single in Canada with “Today Was a Fairytale” from the Valentine’s Day soundtrack (2010). Swift’s third studio album Speak Now (2010) debuted at number-one in the United States, and charted within the top ten in several countries, including Australia, Canada, and the United Kingdom. Three of its singles—”Mine”, “Back to December”, and “Mean” peaked within the top ten in Canada.

Swift’s fourth studio album Red (2012) became her first number-one in the United Kingdom, and also topped the charts in Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, and United States. It spawned the internationally successful singles “We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together” and “I Knew You Were Trouble”, with the former becoming her first number-one in New Zealand and the United States. Swift’s fifth studio album 1989 (2014), debuted atop the Billboard 200 with sales of 1.287 million copies, making her the first artist to release three albums (after Speak Now and Red) with sales of one million within a single week.

The album reached number-one in several other countries, including Australia, Canada and the United Kingdom; as of 2015, it has sold a total of 9.5 million copies worldwide. The singles “Shake It Off”, “Blank Space”, and “Bad Blood” all reached number one in the United States, Australia, and Canada. According to RIAA, Swift is the second-best-selling digital singles artist in the United States, with cumulative single certifications of 96.5 million digital downloads and on-demand streaming. With estimated sales of over 40 million albums and 130 million singles worldwide, Swift is one of the best-selling music artists.



Discography

Artist: Taylor Swift
Title: Shake It Off
Album: 1989 (Deluxe)
Buy MP3: £0.99 (2014)
Buy Album: £9.19 (2014)
Artist: Taylor Swift
Title: Knew You Were Trouble
Album: Red
Buy MP3: £0.99 (2012)
Buy Album: £8.99 (2012)
Artist: Taylor Swift
Title: Back To December
Album: Speak Now
Buy MP3: £0.99 (2010)
Buy Album: £8.99 (2010)
Artist: Taylor Swift
Title: Love Story
Album: Fearless
Buy MP3: £0.99 (2008)
Buy Album: £5.99 (2008)
Artist: Taylor Swift
Title: Picture To Burn
Album: Taylor Swift
Buy MP3: £0.99 (2006)
Buy Album: £4.99 (2006)
Artist: Taylor Swift
Title: Invisible
Album: Taylor Swift
Buy MP3: £0.99 (2015)
Buy Album: £4.99 (2006)

Live albums

iTunes Live from SoHo (2008).

Extended plays

Sounds of the Season: The Taylor Swift Holiday Collection (2007 Sales US: 1,004,000) Certifications – RIAA: Gold, Beautiful Eyes (2008 Sales US: 316,000).

Singles
As lead artist

“New Romantics” (2016 Album 1989), “Out of the Woods” (2016 Album 1989), “Wildest Dreams” (2016 Album 1989), “Bad Blood” (featuring Kendrick Lamar) (2015 Album 1989), (2016 Album 1989), “Style” (2015 Album 1989), “Blank Space” (2014 Album 1989), “Shake It Off” (2014 Album 1989), “The Last Tim (featuring Gary Lightbody) (2013 Album Red), “Sweeter Than Fiction” (2013 One Chance), “Everything Has Changed” (featuring Ed Sheeran) (2013 Album Red), “Red” (2013 Album Red), “Highway Don’t Care” (with Tim McGraw) Two Lanes of Freedom (2013 Two Lanes of Freedom), “22” (2013 Album Red), “I Knew You Were Trouble” (2012 Album Red), “Begin Again” (2012 Album Red), “Ronan” (2012 Non-album single), “We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together” (2012 Album Red), “Eyes Open” (2012 Album The Hunger Games), “Long Live” (featuring Paula Fernandes) (2012 Album Speak Now World Tour – Live).

“Safe & Sound” (featuring The Civil Wars) (2011 Album The Hunger Games), “Ours” (2011 Album Speak Now), “Sparks Fly” (2011 Album Speak Now),  “The Story of Us” (2011 Album Speak Now), “Mean” (2011 Album Speak Now), “Back to December” (2010 Album Speak Now), “Mine” (2010 Album Speak Now), “Today Was a Fairytale” (2010 Album Valentine’s Day), “Fearless” (2010 Album Fearless), “Fifteen” (2009 Album Fearless), “You Belong with Me” (2009 Album Fearless), “White Horse” (2008 Album Fearless), “Love Story” (2008 Album Fearless), “Change” (2008 Album AT&T Team USA Soundtrack), “Should’ve Said No” (2008 Album Taylor Swift), “Picture to Burn” (2008 Album Taylor Swift), “Our Song” (2007 Album Taylor Swift), “Teardrops on My Guitar” (2007 Album Taylor Swift), “Tim McGraw” (2006 Album Taylor Swift).

As featured artist

“Both of Us” (B.o.B featuring Taylor Swift) (2012 Album Strange Clouds), “Half of My Heart” (John Mayer featuring Taylor Swift) (2010 Album Battle Studies), “Two Is Better Than One” (Boys Like Girls featuring Taylor Swift) (2009 Love Drunk).

Promotional singles

“You Are in Love” (2015 Album 1989), “Wonderland” (2015 Album 1989), (2015 Album 1989), “Welcome to New York” (2014 Album 1989), “Girl at Home” (2012 Album Red), “Come Back… Be Here” (2012 Album Red), “The Moment I Knew” (2012 Album Red), “State of Grace” (2012 Album Red), “Superman” (2011 Album Speak Now),  “If This Was a Movie” (2011 Album Speak Now), “Speak Now” (2011 Album Speak Now), “American Girl” (2009 Non-album single), “Crazier” (2009 Hannah Montana: The Movie), “You’re Not Sorry” (2008 Album Fearless), “I Heart ?” (2008 Album Beautiful Eyes).



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