Taylor Alison Swift (born December 13, 1989, Reading, PA) is an American country pop singer, songwriter    and actress.
The second Swift Fearless album was released in 2008 and became an international breakthrough. The popularity of the singles “Love Story” and “You Belong With Me” helped Fearless to take first place on the Billboard 200 chart and become the best-selling album of 2009 in the United States. Fearless received four Grammy Awards, including the main Album of the Year nomination, in which Swift was the youngest ever winner.
Released in 2010, Swift’s third album, Speak Now, debuted at number one on the Billboard 200, selling over one million copies in its first week. The single “Mean” won a Grammy in two categories.
In 2012, the fourth studio album Red was released, which debuted in first place in Australia, the UK, Ireland, Canada, New Zealand. Red also debuted from number one on the Billboard 200 with weekly sales of 1.2 million copies, the highest in ten years. The singles “We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together” and “I Knew You Were Trouble” became world hits.