Here are some of the most interesting facts about one of the world’s biggest superstars, Taylor Swift. From her humble beginnings as a small-town country singer to one of the most famous and successful artists of all time, Taylor Swift has achieved a great deal of success in her career.
We’ll be exploring some of her biggest accomplishments and her career highlights. So, without further ado, let’s get into the Top 10 Facts about Taylor Swift!
1. Taylor Swift’s full name is Taylor Alison Swift.
Taylor Swift’s full name is Taylor Alison Swift.
She was born in West Reading, Pennsylvania, United States on 13th December 1989.
She moved to Nashville, Tennessee, aged 14 to pursue a career in country music.
2. Taylor Swift has released ten studio albums.
Taylor Swift has released nine studio albums. They’re called: Taylor Swift, Fearless, Speak Now, Red, 1989, Reputation, Lover, Folklore, Evermore and Midnights.
3. Taylor Swift has won 11 Grammys.
Taylor Swift has won 11 Grammys (so far). A Grammy is an award presented by the Recording Academy to recognise “Outstanding Achievement in the music industry”.
Taylor Swift is the first and only woman solo artist to win the Grammy for Album Of The Year three times for her solo albums.
4. Taylor Swift has broken 58 Guinness World Records!
Taylor Swift has broken an amazing 58 Guinness World Records.
Some of her amazing records include:
- Most Viewed Music Video Online (Female Artist) for ‘Shake It Off’.
- Fastest Selling Single in Digital History for ‘We Are Never Getting Back Together’.
- Most Streamed Track on Spotify in the First 24 Hours for ‘Look What You Made Me Do’.
5. Taylor Swift is besties with Ed Sheeran!
Taylor Swift is besties with Ed Sheeran!
They even have a couple of songs together called ‘Everything has Changed’ and ‘The Joker and The Queen’.
6. Taylor Swift fans call themselves “Swifties”
Taylor Swift fans call themselves “Swifties”. The nickname is based off of Taylor’s surname, and is thought to be thought of by a fan.
Swifties are super supportive of Taylor and are considered some of the best fans in the world!
7. You can study Taylor Swift at University!
You can study Taylor Swift at University!
The Clive Davis Institute in New York has a course that focuses on the career and cultural impact of Taylor!
Imagine if after maths class at school you had an hour listening to Taylor (we wouldn’t be mad)…
8. Taylor Swift is one of the most charitable celebrities.
Taylor Swift is one of the most charitable celebrities.
She is well-known for donating millions of dollars to lots of different charities, ranging from hurricane relief funds, to funding music departments at six US colleges!
She is also a promoter of children’s literacy, she has donated money and books to various schools around the country to improve education. Maybe we should get her on Fun Kids Book Worms?
9. Taylor Swift has 47.6 million subscribers on YouTube.
Taylor Swift has 47.6 million subscribers on YouTube.
Her channel, which posts her music videos, is currently the 38th most subscribed to YouTube channel in the world.
10. The ‘Most Taylor Swift songs identified from their lyrics in one minute’ is 27!
The Most Taylor Swift songs identified from their lyrics in one minute is 27, and it was set by our very own Dan!
You can watch him break the record below:
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