Taylor Swift Research Paper

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Riley Glissendorf Taylor Swift Computers September 11th 2014 Taylor Swift is one of many country singer and songwriters that have crossed over to pop. She has won multiple awards and has had many songs that appeal to the pop and country fan base. She is a big role model to young girls all around the world. Taylor Swift was born on December 13, 1989 in Wyomissing, Pennsylvania. She grew up on her family Christmas tree farm. Taylor started writing around the age of 5 with the help of her grandmother, a professional opera singer. By the age of ten Taylor was singing at many local events and in multiple talent shows. She sang “The Star Spangled Banner” at a Philadelphia 76ers game at the age of only 11, and began writing her own songs without…show more content…
Knowing Swift may have had a career in music her parents moved to Henderson Tennessee. There Taylor sent CD’s to every recording studio she could think of that might take her and one brave soul wanted a deal. After an outstanding performance at the Bluebird cafe she signed a deal with Scott Machino Big Machine Records. Being only 16 at the time she was the youngest singer to ever be signed by a record company.Later she then released her album called Taylor Swift. Her album was number one on the list for 16 days. She had hits like Love Story, Tim McGraw, and Our Song. Love Story stayed on number one on country and pop countdown for eight weeks. 2007- In 2007 Taylor won a Horizon Award on the CMAs. She also won Next Top Female vocalist. Taylor also produced a holiday collection. Songs like Santa Baby and Silent Night were moderate hits on the country countdown. Taylor was praised for her effort to keep…show more content…
The building has three classrooms and a lab for the kids. In an interview with top 20 countdown she said “ Music to me was always a way to drown out the pain in my life and music education was helpful to me and I want to help other people just like me.” In 2013 Taylor was honored with a CMA pinnacle award for her positive impact on country and pop music. She got this award along with an award for her collaboration with Tim McGraw and Keith Urban.She also picked up Female vocalist of the year for the third year in a row as well as Favorite Country Album. Romantic Relationships- Taylor is known for writing songs about her love life. One of her most recognized songs was “I’m Alright” about Harry Styles. During 2008 Taylor was dating Joe Jonas from the popular group The Jonas Brothers. The relationship turned sour by the album Fearless came out because the song “Forever and Always” was reportedly about Joe. Taylor was also in a relationship with Taylor Lautner at one point but the fantasy did not last to see the premiere of Lautners movie The Twilight Saga having a harsh breakup in 2009. She met him while filming her big screen debut Valentines

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