Taylor Swift is an American country/pop singer/songwriter, guitarist and actress. At 13 she became the youngest artist to ever sign a deal with Sony Records. In 2008, her albums sold a combined four million copies, making Taylor Swift the best-selling musician of the year in the United States of America.
In 2009 Taylor Swift made music history at the Country Music Awards when she became the youngest artist to ever win Entertainer of the Year. That night she also claimed awards for Female Vocalist of the Year, Music Video of the Year and Album of the Year with Fearless.
Her popularity and success continued in 2009 highlighted by five American Music Awards including Pop/Rock Female Artist, Adult Contemporary Artist, Country Female Artist, Favorite Country Album and the biggest prize of all, Artist of the Year. Swift was also named Artist of the Year in 2009 by Billboard Magazine.
Her success and popularity shows no signs of slowing down either. With eight nominations for the 2010 Grammy Awards including one of the biggest, the nomination for the Album of the Year, it looks like an incredible start.
Taylor Swift has become a teen idol. As the current teen queen she's become an interest to even those who aren't country music fans. Her music has the ability to bring in a new fan base, blurring the lines between country and pop, she has a great voice, lyrics with a message, and she's adorable!