Person of the Year 2023: Taylor Swift 

Dec 26, 2023

Taylor Swift is telling me a story, and when Taylor Swift tells you a story, you listen, because you know it’s going to be good :)

person of the year: 2023

By codingstreets | Dec 26, 2023

Birth

Taylor Alison Swift was born on December 13, 1989, in West Reading, Pennsylvania.

Early Life

She spent her early years on a Christmas tree farm with her parents.

Move to Nashville

When she was 13, her family moved to Hendersonville, Tennessee, so she could pursue a career in country music.

career Start

Swift began professional songwriting at age 14 and signed with Big Machine Records in 2005 to become a country singer.

first album

She released her first studio album, “Taylor Swift”, in 2006.

mainstream fame

Her album “Fearless” (2008) explored country pop, and its singles “Love Story” and “You Belong with Me” catapulted her to mainstream fame.

genre shift

She departed from her country image with “1989” (2014), a synth-pop album supported by the chart-topping songs “Shake It Off”, “Blank Space”, and "Bad Blood".

Record Label Change

 Swift signed with Republic Records in 2018.

recent work

She embraced indie folk and alternative rock on 2020 albums “Folklore” and “Evermore”, explored understated pop styles on “Midnights” (2022), and released four re-recorded albums subtitled “Taylor’s Version” after a dispute with Big Machine.

awards

One of the world’s best-selling musicians with 200 million records sold, Swift has earned 117 Guinness World Records and received the Global Recording Artist of the Year award three times.

touring success

The Eras Tour, her 2023–2024 concert tour, and its accompanying concert film both became the highest-grossing of all time in their respective fields.

recognition

The 2023 Time Person of the Year, Swift has appeared on lists such as Rolling Stone’s 100 Greatest Songwriters of All Time, Billboard’s Greatest of All Time Artists, and the World’s 100 Most Powerful Women by Forbes.