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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.
Tim McGraw, the debut single by Taylor Swift is awarded gold disc status by the R.I.A.A. in the USA.
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On sales of just 72,200 copies, Taylor Swift's Fearless secures a sixth week at the top of the Billboard U.S. album charts, making it the first album to spend six weeks at number one since 50 Cent's The Massacre in 2005.
Taylor Swift plays on the first day of the BamaJam Music festival in Enterprise, Alabama, USA.
On her Fearless tour, Taylor Swift plays at The Amway Arena, Orlando, Florida, USA.
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 at The Ford Centre, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA.
On her Fearless tour, Taylor Swift plays the second of two nights at the Pepsi Center, Denver, Colorado, USA.
On her Fearless tour, Taylor Swift plays at The Savemart Centre, Fresno, California, USA.
On her Fearless tour, Taylor Swift plays at The Colonial Life Arena, Columbia, South Carolina, USA.
Taylor Swift releases her new single, Mine, in Australia, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, Italy, New Zealand, Spain and Sweden, Europe.
The 2010 Teen Choice Awards, hosted by Katy Perry, takes place in the Gibson Amphitheater, Los Angeles, California, USA. Winners include Taylor Swift, Justin Bieber and Lady Gaga. The show features live performances by Justin Bieber, Jason Derulo and others.
On her Speak Now World Tour, Taylor Swift plays at The LG Arena, Birmingham, UK.
On her Speak Now World Tour, Taylor Swift plays at The O2 Arena, London, UK.
Taylor Swift wins Entertainer of the Year at The 46th Academy of Country Music Awards in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. Miranda Lambert gets Top Female Vocalist of the Year, Song of the Year, Single of the Year and Video of the Year. Brad Paisley wins Top Male Vocalist for the fifth consecutive year; Lady Antebellum win Album of the Year for Need You Now; and The Band Perry win Top New Artist and Top New Vocal Duo or Group.
When Taylor Swift plays at Madison Square Garden, New York City, USA, during her Speak Now World Tour, she is joined on stage by James Taylor and the pair duet on the songs Fire and Rain and Fifteen.
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.
Movie soundtrack compilation album The Hunger Games: Songs from District 12 and Beyond, reaches No1 in the Billboard Hot 100 Albums chart 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 her fourth studio album, Red, on Big Machine Records in Thailand, Asia.
Taylor Swift releases her fourth studio album, Red, on Big Machine Records in The Philippines, Asia, and France, Europe.
Justin Bieber wins the awards for Artist Of The Year, Favorite Pop/Rock Album, and Favorite Pop/Rock Male Artist at the 40th American Music Awards in Nokia Theatre, Los Angeles, California, USA. Among the others at the awards are Stevie Wonder, Usher, Taylor Swift and Psy.
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.
At The 2013 BRIT Awards in the O2 Arena, London, UK, winners include Emeli Sande [British Female Solo Artist and Best Album], Mumford And Sons [British Group} and Ben Howard [British Breakthrough Act and British Male Solo Artist]. Other winners are Coldplay, Adele, Frank Ocean, Lana Del Rey, Tom Odell, One Direction, Black Keys, Paul Epworth [producer] and War Child [Charity]. Live performances came from Justin Timberlake, Robbie Williams, Mumford And Sons, Emeli Sande and Ben Howard, while stars attending the event included Taylor Swift, JLS, Corinne Bailey Rae, Boy George, Bat For Lashes, Stooshe, Paloma Faith, Lana Del Rey, Little Mix, Rita Ora and Jessie J.
The 56th Grammy Awards are held in The Staples Center, Los Angeles, California, USA. Daft Punk score for best album with Randon Access Memories, and single Get Lucky. Royals by Lorde is Song Of The Year and Best Pop Solo Performance while Bruno Mars scoops Best Pop Vocal Album with Unorthodox Jukebox. Best Alternative Music Album is Modern Vampires Of The City by Vampire Weekend, and Best Blues Album is Get Up! by Ben Harper with Charlie Musselwhite. Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr a given a Lifetime Achievement Grammy, and perform live together. Attending the event are Beyonce And Jay-Z, Madonna, Pink, Taylor Swift, Katy Perry, Stevie Wonder, Pharrell Williams, Metallica and many more. Rolling Stone magazine features the Full list of winners.
Ed Sheeran, Taylor Swift and Cara Delevingne visit the American Ambassador to England at his home, and sing him a song or two.
Taylor Swift releases a new single, Shake It Off on Big Machine Records in the UK.
Despite having dropped in both sales and streaming, Shake It Off by Taylor Swift remains at No1 for the second week in the Billboard Top 40 Singles Chart in the USA.
Taylor Swift releases her new single, Shake It Off, as a CD on Big Machine Records in the USA.
Taylor Swift files Trademark Applications covering several of her best-known lyrics, claiming exclusive rights to their use on products including musical instruments, paper products; printed products; printed publications; stationery; Stickers; Decals; Decalcomanias; Removable tattoo transfers, Bags; Handbags; Backpacks; Totes; Shopping bags; Luggage; Luggage accessories; Wallets; Key wallets - and many more. This is thought to be the first time a musical artist has sought such protection for her lyrics. The lyrics include lines such as Party Like It's 1989, This Sick Beat and Cause We Never Go Out Of Style.
On her 1989 World Tour Taylor Swift plays at The City Of Rock, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
On her 1989 World Tour Taylor Swift plays at LSU Tiger Stadium, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA.
On her 1989 World Tour, Taylor Swift plays at The SSE Hydro, Glasgow, Scotland, Europe, supported by Vance Joy.
Taylor Swift and Ellie Goulding meet up to socialise in Notting Hill, London, England, UK.
On her 1989 World Tour, Taylor Swift plays the second of two nights at The MetLife Stadium, East Rutherford, New Jersey, USA, supported by Vance Joy, Shawn Mendes and HAIM.
On her 1989 World Tour, Taylor Swift plays the second of two nights at Gillette Stadium, Foxborough, Massachusetts, USA, supported by Vance Joy, Shawn Mendes and HAIM.
On her 1989 World Tour, Taylor Swift plays the first of two nights at Rexall Place, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, supported by Vance Joy.
On her 1989 World Tour, Taylor Swift plays the first of two nights at Levi's Stadium, Santa Clara, California, USA, supported by Vance Joy and Shawn Mendes.
On her 1989 World Tour, Taylor Swift plays the first of two nights at The CenturyLink Center, Omaha, Nebraska, USA, supported by Vance Joy.
On her 1989 World Tour, Taylor Swift plays at The American Airlines Arena, Miami, Florida, USA, supported by Vance Joy.
On her 1989 World Tour, Taylor Swift plays at The Raymond James Stadium, Tampa, Florida, USA, supported by Vance Joy and Shawn Mendes.
On her 1989 World Tour, Taylor Swift plays the last of three nights at The Mercedez-Benz Arena, Shanghai, China, Asia.
On her 1989 World Tour, Taylor Swift plays the first of two nights at Adelaide Entertainment Centre, Adelaide, Australia, Oceania, supported by Vance Joy.
Taylor Swift attends the 2016 Vanity Fair Oscar Party Hosted By Graydon Carter at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Taylor Swift scores her first ever No1 on the Official Singles Chart in the UK with Look What You Made Me Do, notching up 30,000 downloads and 5.3m streams in its opening week.
Taylor Swift releases a new single, Ready For It? on Big Machine Records.
Taylor Swift releases her sixth album, Reputation, on Big Machine Records.
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 at The Nissan Stadium, Nashville, Tennessee, USA, supported by Camila Cabello and Charli XCX.
On her Reputation tour, Taylor Swift plays at Lucas Oil Stadium, Indanapolis, Indiana, USA, supported by Camila Cabello and Charli XCX.
It is announced that Taylor Swift's new album, Folklore, has sold over 1.3m copies worldwide in its first 24 hours on sale. It has also shattered "the global record for first-day album streams on Spotify by a female artist" with 80.6m streams, and has become "the most-streamed album on Apple Music in 24 hours" with 35.47m streams.
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