Taylor Swift is a singer-songwriter and actress from Reading, Pennsylvania. Swift began her career in the music industry as a country artist. She signed with Big Machine Records in 2005 and released her debut album "Taylor Swift" in 2006. The album was a commercial success, and it produced several hit singles, including "Tim McGraw," "Our Song," and "Teardrops on My Guitar." In 2008, she released her second album, "Fearless," which debuted at number one on the Billboard 200 chart and sold over 5 million copies in the United States.
The album produced several hit singles such as "Love Story," "You Belong With Me," and "Fifteen." It won four Grammy Awards, including Album of the Year, and became the highest-selling album of 2009 in the United States.
In 2010, she released her third album "Speak Now," which debuted at number one on the Billboard 200 chart and sold over 1 million copies in its first week. In addition, it produced hit singles such as "Mine" and "Back to December."
In 2012, she released her fourth studio album, "Red," which featured the hit singles "We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together" and "I Knew You Were Trouble." The album debuted at number one on the Billboard 200 chart and sold over 6 million copies worldwide.
In 2014, she released her fifth studio album, "1989," which marked a departure from her country roots and fully embraced pop music. The album's hit singles include "Shake It Off" and "Blank Space." The album won the Grammy for Album of the Year and sold over 10 million copies worldwide.
In 2017, she released her sixth studio album, "Reputation," which hit singles like "Look What You Made Me Do" and "Ready for It." The album sold over 4 million copies worldwide. In 2019, she released her seventh studio album, "Lover," which had hit singles like "ME!" and "You Need to Calm Down." The album sold over 5 million copies worldwide.
In 2020, she released her eighth studio album "Folklore," which marked a departure from her usual pop style and moved towards a more indie-folk genre. The album had hit singles like "cardigan" and "exile." The album sold over 6 million copies worldwide and won the Grammy for Album of the Year. Throughout her career, Taylor Swift has sold more than 200 million records worldwide, making her one of the best-selling music artists of all time.