IntrodutionThis is TaylorSwift one of themost famousinternationalmusical artists inthe world !
genre of music...Taylor’s genre is country~pop, pop, country & alternativerock.Country~pop’s~Cultural area is 1950’s, and started inNashville. It is sometimes referred to as the ‘Nashvillesound’. It’s roots are in country and soft rock musicgenres.Pop~Is a genre of popular music.Country~Is a popular American musical style that reﬂectsthe rural music of Southern states since 1920’s. It’s rootsare folk and Western Cowboy music.
Why Taylor Swift?We chose Taylor Swiftbecause she is aninspiring role model foryoung kids like us!
Early lifeTaylor Alison Swift was born on 13th of December1989 in Reading, Pennsylvania. She grew up on aChristmas Tree farm with her parents Andrea & ScottSwift and her little brother Austin Swift.Swift attended Wyndcroft School. When Taylor was 9years old, her family moved to Wyomissing,Pennsylvania, where she attended Wyomissing AreaJunior/Senior High School.
CareerTaylor moved to Nashville at the age of 14, having secured a development deal with RCA records to developher talent as an up and coming music artist. She had songwriting sessions with experienced songwriters suchas Troy Verges, Brett Breavers, Brett James, Mac MaCanally and the Warrn brothers. Swift eventually formed a permanent singer/song writer relationship with Liz Rose. Swift saw Roseperforming at an RCA songwriter event and suggested that they write together. They began meeting for 2hour songwriting sessions, every Tuesday after Taylor ﬁnished school. Rose has said that the sessions were"some of the easiest Ive ever done. Basically, I was just her editor. Shed write about what happened inschool that day. She had such a clear vision of what she was trying to tell. And shed come in with themost incredible hooks!”At the age 13, Taylor signed with RCA Records. A year later, she got out of the contract because she didn’twant to sing other writers songs. Around that time, she become the youngest songwriter to sign a publishingdeal with Sony – but didn’t want her songs sung by other artists. "She has a real inner vision, a real innerdirectedness," said Scott Borchetta, who eventually urged Swift to write and sing under a recording contractwith his Indie label, ‘Big Machine Records’.
HighlightsTaylor Swift has recently been going aroundthe world doing her ‘Speak Now’ worldtour!She has been to...New Zealand, AucklandNewark, New JerseyNashville, United Statesand many more countries!
awardsIn 2012 Taylor won aGrammy award for hersong ‘Mean’.Taylor has won 6grammies in total !
what she is doing today...Taylor Swift isrecording an albumcalled ‘Red’ -which weare sure will be anoutstanding new albumfor the world to listento and enjoy!
A quote...“People haven’t beenthere for me but musichas.”~ Taylor Swift
comparisons T:aylor Swift - Diﬀerences 6 Grammys and many other music awards. Her music is Global around the world.Has control of her own songs, image and gigs. She does not have a manager and organises everything herself. Has composed her own songs and does not like writing songs for other artists to sing. Does some charity work to raise money for helpful organisations like the Red Cross. Similarities Both are music artists Both like to sing ballad type music. Both write and sing their own music. Both are beautiful and like to control their own image and music. Both like to do charity work. Both are successful women song writers and singers. Both young when they wanted to sing and write songs. Brooke Fraser:Diﬀerences No Grammy’ s but has won other music awards Her music is global but not as well known as Taylor Swift. Is a committed christian who works to raise money for people less fortunate than herself. Has written and produced her own original songs. Has a manager to organise and take care of her career.
Insights on our artist...Taylor Swift has taughtthat its alright to bediﬀerent and being arole model for othersis great!
Websites we have usedWikipedia (Wiki)www.TaylorSwift.comGoogle Images
glossaryGenre~Means a style of music.International~Means globally.Grammies~One of the highest music awards you can get.Reading, Pennsylvania~Reading is a city in Pennsylvania.Wikipedia~A free online encyclopedia.TaylorSwift.com~Taylor Swift’s oﬃcial website.