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Taylor Swift

Scott Samuel Braun is born in New York City, USA. He will find success as music business entrepreneur Scooter Braun. Among other roles, Braun will become the manager of Justin Bieber, Kanye West and Ariana Grande, and owner of Taylor Swift's record label Big Machine.
Taylor Swift shoots the video for her song Teardrops On My Guitar at The Hume-Fogg Magnet School in Nashville, Tennessee, USA, with actor Tyler Hilton making a guest appearance.
It is reported that chart-topping country singer Taylor Swift is slashing ticket prices of her upcoming North American tour to help fans cope with the world's struggling economy. The cheapest tickets for her Fearless tour are now set at $20.
Taylor Swift opens her first headlining tour, Fearless, with a show at Evansville, Indiana, USA. Kelly Pickler provides support.
Taylor Swift plays on the first day of the BamaJam Music festival in Enterprise, Alabama, USA.
Kanye West rushes onstage during the 2009 MTV Video Music Awards at Radio City Music Hall, New York City, USA, interupting Taylor Swift's acceptance speech for having won the 'Best Female Video' award with You belong With Me. West is unceremoniously ejected from the show.
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 Newcastle Entertainment centre, Newcastle, Australia.
On her Fearless tour, Taylor Swift plays the second of two nights at the Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne, Australia.
On her Fearless tour, Taylor Swift plays the first of two nights at the Staples Centre, Los Angeles, California, USA.
On her Fearless tour, Taylor Swift plays the second of two nights at the Staples Centre, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Taylor Swift and former president Bill Clinton are among the famous faces attending Time magazine's 100 Most Influencial People Gala in New York City, USA.
Taylor Swift headlines a stadium for the first time, at the Bayou Country Superfest at Tiger Stadium in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA. Also appearing are Keith Urban, David Nail, Kellie Pickler and Gloriana.
Taylor Swift releases her new single, Mine, in Greece and Switzerland, Europe.
With 297,000 digital downloads, Mine by Taylor Swift debuts at No1 in the Billboard Digital Songs Chart in the USA.
Taylor Swift releases a new single, Back To December, on Big Machine Records in the USA.
Speak Now by Taylor Swift is the first No1 of the year in the Billboard 200 Albums Chart in the USA. It first reached No1 in Nov 2010 and will hold the top position for a further three weeks.
On her Speak Now World Tour, Taylor Swift plays at The Olympic Gymnastics Arena, Seoul, South Korea, Asia.
On her Speak Now World Tour, Taylor Swift plays at The Spektum, Oslo, Norway, Europe.
On her Speak Now World Tour, Taylor Swift plays at The Zenith De Paris, Paris, France, Europe.
Taylor Swift and Zac Efron enjoy dinner together at Pace, an Italian restaurant in Los Angeles, California, USA.
Taylor Swift goes browsing for second-hand treasures at the Ventura Flea Market in Ventura County Fairgrounds, Ventura, California, USA.
Taylor Swift asks to be moved to another table when she notices her ex-boyfriend John Mayer seated nearby in The Tower Bar in The Sunset Tower Hotel, West Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA. The singing stars had a brief romance, which Swift referenced in her 2010 track Dear John, much to his annoyance.
Taylor Swift releases We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together, in the USA. It is the first single from her upcoming fourth studio album, Red.
On her Red Tour, Taylor Swift plays the second of three nights at The Prudential Center, Newark, New Jersey, USA. Her support acts are Ed Sheeran and Florida Georgia Line.
Taylor Swift spends some of the day working out at the Tracy Anderson Studio in Studio City, Los Angeles, California, USA.
The newly-published results of a music-oriented poll conducted by Public Policy Polling finds widespread support for several genres and music and artists - but reveals that Americans seem united in their dislike of teen pop sensation Justin Bieber. PPP tested the favorability ratings of several music stars and found that Taylor Swift, Adele, Beyonce and Justin Timberlake all received positive reviews from voters. Others, including Chris Brown, Lady Gaga and Justin Bieber were rated unfavorably by 50% or more. Jay-Z and Rihanna also had net-negative favorability ratings. Veteran British rocker Morrissey and dubstep pioneer Skrillex were the least known of the artists tested.
During her set at the CMA Music Festival in LP Field, Nashville, Tennessee, USA, Taylor Swift brings out surprise guests Tim McGraw and Keith Urban to play Highway Don't Care. The Zac Brown Band also welcomes two unannounced guests - Kenny Rogers and Kid Rock.
Taylor Swift, Ed Sheeran, PSY, Drake, Avril Lavigne, Chad Kroeger, Demi Lovato, Lucy Hale, Classified, Rich Kid, Sonreal, Jedward, Marianas Trench are among the stars attending the 2013 MuchMusic Video Awards at Bell Media HQ, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Taylor Swift completes the North American leg of her RED tour at Bridgestone Arena, Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
Taylor Swift and Ed Sheeran go trailwalking in Franklin Canyon, Los Angeles, California, USA, with Taylor's bodyguard in tow.
Taylor Swift plays at The O2 Arena, London, UK, supported by The Vamps.
The German Radio Awards 2014 are held at Schuppen 52, Hamburg, Germany, Europe, and include Taylor Swift performing Shake It Off.
Madame Tussauds unveil a new wax figure of Taylor Swift in celebration of her latest album ‘1989’ at Madame Tussauds, Hollywood, California, USA.
Sam Smith's debut LP, In The Lonely Hour, has sold 802,000 copies in the USA by this date, making it the third biggest selling album of 2014 so far behind only 1989 by Taylor Swift and the Frozen soundtrack.
One Direction collect awards for artist of the year, favourite album and favourite group at the American Music Awards (AMAs) in Los Angeles, California, USA.

The full list of winners is as follows :

New artist of the year : 5 Seconds of Summer

Single of the year : Dark Horse, Katy Perry feat. Juicy J

Dick Clark Award of Excellence : Taylor Swift

Favorite male artist - pop/rock : Sam Smith

Favorite female artist - pop/rock : Katy Perry

Favorite band, duo or group - pop/rock : One Direction

Favorite album - pop/rock: Midnight Memories, One Direction

Favorite male artist - country : Luke Bryan

Favorite female artist - country : Carrie Underwood

Favorite band, duo or group - country : Florida Georgia Line

Favorite album - country : Just As I Am, Brantley Gilbert

Favorite artist - rap/hip-hop : Iggy Azalea

Favorite album - rap/hip-hop : The New Classic, Iggy Azalea

Favorite male artist - soul/R&B : John Legend

Favorite female artist - soul/R'n'B : Beyonce

Favorite album - soul/R'n.B : Beyonce

Favorite artist - adult contemporary : Katy Perry

Favorite artist - contemporary inspirational : Casting Crowns

Favorite artist - electronic dance music: Calvin Harris

Favorite artist - Latin : Enrique Iglesias

Favorite soundtrack: Frozen

Justin Bieber Tops the Forbes' List Of The Highest-Earning Celebrities Under 30, with an income of $80m. The Top Ten list is dominated by musicians, who take 9 of the 10 places. The complete Top 10 List is as follows : Justin Bieber- $80m One Direction- $75m Taylor Swift- $64m Bruno Mars- $60m Rihanna- $48m Miley Cyrus- $36m Jennifer Lawrence- $34m Lady Gaga- $33m Avicii- $28m Skrillex- $18m
Taylor Swift pays a visit to The Taylor Swift Experience, an exhibition about her career at The Grammy Museum in Los Angeles, California, USA.
On her 1989 World Tour Taylor Swift plays at The Quicken Loans Arena, Cleveland, Ohio, USA, supported by Vance Joy.
On her 1989 World Tour Taylor Swift plays the second of two nights at Lincoln Financial Field, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, supported by Vance Joy and Shawn Mendes.
On her 1989 World Tour, Taylor Swift plays the second of two nights at 3Arena, Dublin, Ireland, Europe, supported by Vance Joy.
On her 1989 World Tour, Taylor Swift plays at The Wells Fargo Arena, Des Moines, Iowa, USA, supported by Vance Joy.
On her 1989 World Tour, Taylor Swift plays at Fargodome, Fargo, North Dakota, USA, supported by Vance Joy.
Taylor Swift is chosen as the highest-ranked music biz celebrity in the NBC News online State of Kindness poll (conducted online by SurveyMonkey). Top place in the poll goes to actress, writer, comedian and humanitarian Ellen DeGeneres.
Taylor Swift releases a new single, Look What You Made Me Do on Big Machine Records. Fred Fairbrass, Richard Fairbrass and Rob Manzoli of British dance-pop band Right Said Fred are credited as co-songwriters on the track, as it interpolates the melody of their song I'm Too Sexy.
U.S. District Judge Michael Fitzgerald of California dismisses a copyright lawsuit brought by songwriting duo Sean Hall and Nathan Butler, over the lyrics of the Taylor Swift hit Shake It Off.
On her Reputation tour, Taylor Swift plays the second of two nights at The Rose Bowl, Pasadena, California, USA, supported by Camila Cabello and Charli XCX.
On her Reputation tour, Taylor Swift plays the first of three nights at The MetLife Stadium, East Rutherford, New Jersey, USA, supported by Camila Cabello and Charli XCX.
On her Reputation tour, Taylor Swift plays at The Nissan Stadium, Nashville, Tennessee, USA, supported by Camila Cabello and Charli XCX.
On her Reputation tour, Taylor Swift plays at Etihad Stadium, Melbourne, Australia, Oceania, supported by Camila Cabello and Charli XCX.
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