Pop Superstar Taylor Swift was born on the 13th of December, 1989 in Pennsylvania. Her family was forced to move to Tennessee when she was in her early teens so that she would have the opportunity to pursue her musical dream. At Kathryn Brickell Music we can assist you to be a better musician. Contact us today to schedule an appointment.
Taylor was rejected by RCA and subsequently, veteran Scott Borchetta discovered this brilliant talent. Unfortunately, he still had to create his own label. Taylor took her chances and they paid off. Her first album was released in 2006 by Big Machine Records. The album amazed everyone by selling several million copies. Her first single from the album was Tim McGraw which showcased her brilliant voice and song writing ability.
She turned out to be a great promoter with her decision to go on tour with acts like Rascal Flatts, Brad Paisley and Tim McGraw. It was Swiftâ€™s second album “Fearless” that placed her at the top of the world. Selling over half a million copies in the first week, Fearless became the top-selling album of 2009 and has sold nearly 10 million copies worldwide. Tickets for the Fearless tour were hard to get, another sign of Taylor Swiftâ€™s growing popularity and fame.Swift became a popular Hollywood figure after receiving much attention for her style and albums . So far she has received three Academy Music Awards, four Grammies, six American Music Awards, six Country Music Association Awards, seven Billboard Music Awards, eight BMI awards, five CMT Music Awards, one MTV Video Music Award, one Peopleâ€™s Choice Award and three Teen Choice Awards.
Talking about Swiftâ€™s personal experiences which were no doubt very public, her relationship and breakup with star Joe Jonas of the Jonas Brothers with whom she travelled during their Burning Up tour gained a lot of attention. On an appearance on the Ellen Show, Taylor claimed that Joe had broken up with her over the phone in less than thirty seconds! Taylor also received a great deal of attention when her acceptance speech.