Taylor Alison Swift is an American singer-songwriter.
Taylor Swift - The Man (Lyric Video) by Taylor Swift
She is known for narrative songs about her personal life, which have received widespread media coverage.
Taylor Swift - Only The Young (Featured in Miss Americana / Lyric Video) by Taylor Swift
At age 14, Swift became the youngest artist signed by the Sony/ATV Music publishing house and, at age 15, she signed her first record deal.
Sony Corporation is a Japanese multinational conglomerate corporation that is headquartered in Kōnan, Minato, Tokyo.
Her 2006 eponymous debut album was the longest-charting album of the 2000s in the US.
Its third single, "Our Song", made her the youngest person to single-handedly write and perform a number-one song on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart.
Hot Country Songs is a chart published weekly by Billboard magazine in the United States.
Swift's second album, Fearless, was released in 2008.
Buoyed by the pop crossover success of the singles "Love Story" and "You Belong with Me", it became the US's best-selling album of 2009 and was certified diamond in the US.
The album won four Grammy Awards, and Swift became the youngest Album of the Year winner.
A Grammy Award, or Grammy, is an honor awarded by The Recording Academy to recognize outstanding achievement in the mainly English-language music industry.
Swift was the sole writer of her 2010 album Speak Now, which won two Grammy Awards and was her first to debut with over a million copies sold in the first week in the US.
Her fourth album, Red, yielded her first Billboard Hot 100 number-one single, "We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together".
"We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together" is a song recorded by American singer-songwriter Taylor Swift for her fourth studio album, Red.
For her fifth album and first all-pop project, 1989, she won three Grammy Awards, including Album of the Year, and became the first woman to replace herself at number one on the Hot 100, with the singles "Shake It Off" and "Blank Space".
Her sixth album, Reputation, made her the only act to have four consecutive albums each sell one million copies in their first week in the US, while yielding her fifth Hot 100 number-one song, with "Look What You Made Me Do".
"Look What You Made Me Do" is a song recorded by American singer-songwriter Taylor Swift, released on August 25, 2017, by Big Machine Records as the lead single from her sixth studio album Reputation.
With her seventh album, Lover, she became the second woman to achieve six consecutive number-one albums on the Billboard 200.
Having sold more than 50 million albums—including 37 million in the US, Swift is one of the world's best-selling music artists and the highest-earning female musician of the 2010s.
She has won 10 Grammy Awards, an Emmy Award, six Guinness world records and is the most-awarded act at the American Music Awards with 29 wins, and most-awarded woman at the Billboard Music Awards with 23 wins.
An Emmy Award, or simply Emmy, is an American award that recognizes excellence in the television industry, and corresponds to the Oscar, the Tony Award, and the Grammy Award.
The American Music Awards is an annual American music awards show, created by d*ck Clark in 1973 for ABC when the network's contract to air the Grammy Awards expired.
As a songwriter, Swift has been honored by the Songwriters Hall of Fame and was included in Rolling Stone's 100 Greatest Songwriters of All Time list in 2015.
The Songwriters Hall of Fame was founded in 1969 by songwriter Johnny Mercer and music publishers Abe Olman and Howie Richmond to honor those whose work represents a spectrum of the most beloved songs from the world's popular music songbook.
She appeared in Time's list of the 100 most influential people in the world in 2010, 2015 and 2019 and was ranked first in the Forbes Celebrity 100 in 2016 and 2019.
In 2019, Swift placed at number eight on Billboard's list of greatest artists of all time—the highest for an act that debuted in the 21st century—and was named Woman of the Decade by the magazine and Artist of the Decade by the American Music Awards.