Taylor swift: biography
Taylor swift was born in the town of reading, Pennsylvania. She was the firstborn of his parents, Scott Kingsley swift and his wife Andrea, nee Gardner. Both parents were related to banking. Father is working as financial consultant in one of them, and the mother, though a housewife, before marriage was engaged in the business of marketing the Fund as a special performer.
Parents assumed that their child will make career in the field of business and Finance, hence, picked up for girls a name that emphasizes its relation to the female sex. Actually, the name was chosen in honor of one of his favorite performers couples — James Taylor. Else in the family has a younger son, Austin, who today graduated from the University of Notre Dame and serves as a dramatic actor.
Young Taylor attended primary private school Windcroft, but when she was nine years old, the family moved to another town Pennsylvania – Wyomissing. So in middle school she learned there. Almost immediately after moving into the future singer became interested in music. Taylor regularly took part in different castings and auditions, but to no avail.
At ten she took up the guitar and almost immediately began writing the first songs, because I realized that with them it is easiest to Express their own emotions and feelings. But to country music, she came late, tired of the endless rejections at auditions. Little swift at the local contest sings singer «Big Deal» and immediately gets an offer to perform as the opening act for country singer Charlie Daniels.
Girl records demos and sends them tirelessly in various music companies. But the long-awaited contract does not conclude until 2004, did not sign it with a fairly well-known Studio, RCA Records. But this fact has not changed much in a girl’s life. RCA Records wanted to wait for adulthood Taylor swift before you start to release its discs, so the young singer breaks the contract.
At the same time, the family moved to Nashville. The girl was transferred to teach in a private Christian school, Aaron Academy, because this school allowed the students to do at home. Thus, Taylor was able to combine lessons and regular participation in the auditions and concerts. In Nashville, performing in showcases cafes with their songs, the girl attracted the attention of Borchetta Scott, who had just opened his own record company Big Machine Records. The contract was awarded, and in 2006 the label released their debut disc by a young singer in the country style.
First, in August was released the single for the song «Tim McGraw», and in October – debut album «Taylor Swift», which critics considered successful, and enthusiastic students welcomed a new performer. Taylor was even awarded the local nasilowski award as the best vocalist. Then came Christmas album «Sounds of the Season: The Taylor Swift Holiday Collection» and mini CD «Beautiful Eyes», which boosted the singer’s popularity and brought the first nomination for a Grammy.
Second album «Fearless» was released in late 2008 and immediately topped the famous Billboard 200 and became the best selling album of the year in the first week. Awards started coming one after another — Young Hollywood Awards, MTV Video Music Awards, People Choice Awards and the most valuable of them — the American Music Awards as the best singer of the year.
The third album was released in 2010 and was named «Speak Now». Interestingly, the lyrics and music for all twelve songs Taylor swift wrote herself. The album again topped the Billboard 200 and is considered the most successful work of the singer in commercial terms.
Following two Studio albums – «Red» in 2012 and «1989» 2014 was able to sustain the success of the young singer. Taylor is not afraid to experiment, invite new arrangers and producers, each time a shining new facet of talent.
She is the winner of eight awards «Grammy» as the best country music singer. Also Ms. swift sometimes acted in films, although not the main role, but the feedback she receives is positive.
Taylor swift talks to many young people, which journalists often write in Boyfriends. From the data, confirmed the singer, she was met with the singer of the group «Jonas Brothers» Joe Jonas, actor Taylor Lautner, with whom he participated in the movie «Valentine’s Day», about three months was with actor Jake Gyllenhaal, but broke up with him after he ignored Taylor’s birthday party. Also the singer had a fleeting affair with Connor Kennedy, the grandson of the famous President, with Harry Styles, a member of One Direction.
In 2015, Taylor swift has been Dating DJ Calvin Harris. In several interviews, the lovebirds hinted that the case moves to the engagement.
The singer is also godmother of Leo Tesa Newman, youngest son of the famous Director Kyle Newman and wife actress Jaime king.
- 2006 — Taylor Swift
- 2008 — Fearless
- 2010 — Speak Now
- 2012 — Red
- 2014 — 1989
- 2009 — C. S. I.: crime scene investigation
- 2009 — Hannah Montana: The Movie
- 2010 — Valentine’s Day
- 2012 — the Lorax
- 2013 — brand New
- 2014 — Dedicated to