Date of birth: December 13, 1989
Profession: country pop singer-songwriter, musician and actress
Nickname: Taylor Swift
Hometown: Reading, Pennsylvania
In 2006,Taylor Alison Swift released her debut single "Tim McGraw" and it was certified multi-platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America. In November 2008, she released her second album. Swift earned four Grammy Awards, including the Album of the Year, at the 52nd Grammy Awards. Fearless and Taylor Swift finished 2008 at number-three and number-six respectively, with sales of 2.1 and 1.5 million. Fearless topped the Billboard 200 for 11 non-consecutive weeks. Taylor Swift was named Artist of the Year by Billboard Magazine in 2009. In October 2010, her third album Speak Now was sold 1,047,000 copies in its first week.