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Taylor Swift

Country music star Taylor Swift secures a fifth week on top of the Billboard album charts in the USA with 90,000 sales for her album Fearless.
Taylor Swift becomes the youngest artist ever to win the Country Music Association Award for Entertainer Of The Year, and one of only six women to win the Country Music Association's highest honor.
Keith Urban and John Mayer film an episode of CMT Crossroads at Liberty Hall in Franklin, Tennessee, USA, in front of an audience including Jake Owen, Taylor Swift, Kix Brooks and Love And Theft's Eric Gunderson.
Beyonce wins six and Taylor Swift wins in four categories at the 52nd Annual Grammy Awards in the Staples Center, Los Angeles, California, USA.
On her Fearless tour, Taylor Swift plays at The American Airlines Center, Dallas, Texas, USA.
Taylor Swift is honoured at a private dinner in Nashville, Tennessee, USA, where her 6x Platinum album, Fearless, is officially recognized as the Most Awarded Album in the History of Country Music. Fearless is the only album to have won the all-genre Album of The Year Grammy, plus Country Album of the Year Awards from the Grammys, the Country Music Association, the Academy of Country Music and the American Music Awards.
On her Fearless tour, Taylor Swift plays the second of two nights at the Wachovia Centre, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
On her Fearless tour, Taylor Swift plays the second of two nights at the Pepsi Center, Denver, Colorado, USA.
The 58th Annual BMI Pop Awards are held in the Beverly Wilshire Hotel, Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA. Among the award winners are Taylor Swift for Most Performed Pop Song and Song of the Year, plus RedOne for Pop Songwriter Of The Year because of his work on Sean Kingston's Fire Burning and Lady Gaga's trio of hits Just Dance, LoveGame and Poker Face. John Fogerty is among the artists performing live.
On her Speak Now World Tour, Taylor Swift plays the first of two nights at The Budokan, Tokyo, Japan, Asia.
Taylor Swift attends an NHL hockey game between the Minnesota Wild and the Los Angeles Kings at The Staples Center, Los Angeles, California, USA, with actor Chord Overstreet.
On her Speak Now World Tour, Taylor Swift plays at The O2, Dublin, Ireland.
American financial magazine Forbes announces that Lady Gaga has replaced Oprah Winfrey as the most influential celebrity in the world. Gaga is thus ahead of other influential music biz stars on the Forbes list, including Justin Bieber, U2, Sir Elton John, Taylor Swift, Bon Jovi, Simon Cowell, Katy Perry, Black Eyed Peas and Sir Paul McCartney.
Taylor Swift and Selena Gomez win ten awards between them at The Teen Choice Awards in Universal City, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Taylor Swift plays the first of two nights at The United Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Taylor Swift plays the second of two nights at The United Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
While in London, UK, to meet with theatrical producer Cameron Mackintosh about taking a role in Les Miserables, Taylor Swift takes time out to visit the Princess Diana Memorial Fountain in Hyde Park, and also visits an antique shop and a chocolatier in Portobello Road.
Mean by Taylor Swift wins two trophies - Best Country Song and Best Country Solo Performance at the 54th annual Grammy Awards, held in the Staples Center, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Movie soundtrack compilation album The Hunger Games: Songs from District 12 and Beyond, is released in the USA. The album features tracks by Taylor Swift, Arcade Fire, The Low Anthem, The Decemberists, Neko Case, Maroon 5 and others.
Taylor Swift releases We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together, in the UK. It is the first single from her upcoming fourth studio album, Red.
We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together by Taylor Swift reaches No1 in the Billboard Hot 100 Singles chart in the USA.
Taylor Swift releases her fourth studio album, Red, on Big Machine Records in Thailand, Asia.
Forbes magazine publishes its annual list of The Top-Earning Women in Music, revealing that Britney Spears has returned to the No1 slot in 2012 with earnings of $64m, with Taylor Swift in second place on $57m and Rihanna lying in third with $53m.
Justin Bieber and girlfriend Selena Gomez are taking a winter break with Taylor Swift and her boyfriend, Harry Styles of One Direction at The Colony in Park City, Utah, USA.
Harry Styles of One Direction misses his late-morning flight from Heathrow. London, UK, to visit his girlfriend Taylor Swift in Boston, Massachusetts, USA, because he has left his passport at home in Cheshire. The passport is couriered to him in time to catch an evening flight.
Taylor Swift, Justin Bieber and others perform in Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve in Times Square, New York City, USA.
On her Red Tour, Taylor Swift plays the first of three nights at The Prudential Center, Newark, New Jersey, USA. Her support acts are Ed Sheeran and Florida Georgia Line.
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Taylor Swift releases a new single, Everything Has Changed, featuring Ed Sheeran, in the UK.
Taylor Swift gives Ed Sheeran a gift of a pot of her home-made jam which she labels "the best jam of all time".
Ed Sheeran plays the second of three non-consecutive nights at Madison Square Garden, New York City, USA. On this night, Taylor Swift joins him onstage for a rendition of their duet Everything Has Changed.
With earnings of $39,699,575.60 for the year 2013, Taylor Swift is declared the highest-earning musician of the past year in the Billboard Money Markers Annual Ranking. The complete Top 10 listing is :
1. Taylor Swift : $39,699,575.60
2. Kenny Chesney : $32,956,240.70
3. Justin Timberlake : $31,463,297.03
4. Bon Jovi : $29,436,801.04
5. The Rolling Stones : $26,225,121.71
6. Beyonce : $24,429,176.86
7. Maroon 5 : $22,284,754.07
8. Luke Bryan : $22,142,235.98
9. Pink : $20,072,072.32
10. Fleetwood Mac : $19,123,101.98
Taylor Swift hosts the Taylor Swift For Keds style icons event in Glendale, California, USA.
On her Red Tour, Taylor Swift plays at Saitama Super Arena, Saitama, Japan, Asia.
Taylor Swift plays at Mata Elang International Stadium, Jakarta, Indonesia, Asia.
Taylor Swift does a worldwide live stream on Yahoo.
Taylor Swift releases a new single, Shake It Off on Big Machine Records in the UK.
Taylor Swift releases her fifth studio album, 1989, on Big Machine Records worldwide.
Taylor Swift unexpectedly removes her music from Spotify. It is later revealed that her YouTube views jumped 92% in the succeeding few days.
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On her 1989 World Tour, Taylor Swift plays at Ziggo Dome, Amsterdam, Netherlands, Europe, supported by James Bay.
On her 1989 World Tour, Taylor Swift plays the first of two nights at 3Arena, Dublin, Ireland, Europe, supported by Vance Joy.
On her 1989 World Tour, Taylor Swift plays the second of two nights at 3Arena, Dublin, Ireland, Europe, supported by Vance Joy.
Taylor Swift holds a 4th July party with guests including Ed Sheeran.
On her 1989 World Tour, Taylor Swift plays at The EnergySolutions Arena, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA, supported by Vance Joy.
On her 1989 World Tour, Taylor Swift plays the first of three nights at The Xcel Energy Center, St. Paul, Minnesota, USA, supported by Vance Joy.
On her 1989 World Tour, Taylor Swift plays the first of two nights at Adelaide Entertainment Centre, Adelaide, Australia, Oceania, supported by Vance Joy.
On her 1989 World Tour, Taylor Swift plays the second of three nights at AAMI Park, Melbourne, Australia, Oceania, supported by Vance Joy.
On her 1989 World Tour, Taylor Swift plays the second of three nights at AAMI Park, Melbourne, Australia, Oceania, supported by Vance Joy.
In Denver, Colorado, USA, judge William J. Martinez throws out a $3m loss of employment lawsuit by former radio host David Mueller against singer Taylor Swift. The judge rules that Mueller has not proved that Swift set out to get him fired.
Taylor Swift announces that she will launch a new app, The Swift Life, later in the year.
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