Taylor Swift is the American Pop Music Industry. Ever since she was a teenager, the musician has made country music very popular and mainstream. The singer is a great icon today and with a long list of albums, awards, and tours under her name. The musician is in her early 30s and shining bright. Presenting top Career Achievements of Taylor Swift.
1. Taylor Has Written Each And Every Song
These days, most artists don’t write their own songs. But Taylor Swift has written each and every song of her till date. And it is totally not common. But it’s her USP and the reason why her fans actually feel connected to her and relate to her. In fact, Swift has also written songs for other artists.
2. The Highest-Paid Musician In The 2010s
Back in the 2010s, Taylor Swift was ranked as the second-highest in Forbes’ list of top-earning musicians of the decade, regardless of gender. This means that she was not only the most popular musician of the time but also the highest-paid female musician of the time. Again in 2015, Taylor Swift was named by Forbes’ list of 100 most powerful women and was the youngest to ever be featured in the list.
3. The Youngest Grammy Winner
In 2010, Taylor Swift’s ‘Fearless’ won her the Grammy Album Of The Year Award, making her the youngest musician ever to have her album get a Grammy. In all the years to follow, Taylor Swift dominated the award season everywhere be it for her songwriting, tours, songs, or music videos.
4. Has The Maximum Number Of Ama Awards – 29!
Taylor Swift, only in her early 30s already has 10 Grammys and 29 American Music Awards. This is the highest number of AMAs that any artist has ever gotten under their name. America’s sweetheart who has grown up in front of her fans deserves all those AMAs.
5. Got awarded the Artist Of The Decade Award
In 2019, at the annual award show of the American Music Awards Taylor Swift got awarded as The Artist Of The Decade, celebrating all of her incredible contributions to the music industry. Swift was also named the Female Musician Of The Decade by Billboard and received awards for Woman Of The Year in the years 2011 and 2014. As for the Artist For The Year award, the AMAs honored her in 2009,2011, 2012, 2013, 2018, and 2019.
6. Made It To The Time Magazine Most Influential People List Thrice
Taylor Swift, with her outspoken nature which came out as she grew up, has been included in the Time Magazine’s list of 100 Most Influential People in 2010, 2015, and 2019. And that was when she was in her 20s. So more is yet to come.
7. Named As The “Silence Breaker” By Time Magazine
Apart from her incredibly successful career profile in the entertainment industry, Taylor Swift is also known for not shying away from speaking up. Today she is also a huge voice for women’s rights, and it translates in her music too. Who can forget her song, ‘the man’. She was named the Silence Breaker by Time Magazine.
8. Netflix Documentary
The Netflix Documentary called “Miss Americana” which released in 2020 is an up-close look into Taylor Swift’s life, her career, the break from it and the comeback, and her personal life. This flick made the star more relatable to her fans and answered most of their questions.
9. Highest Grossing Tour In US History – Reputation
Taylor Swift did a stadium tour in the year 2018 for her album Reputation. She brought snakes and used impressive gadgets to the stage and left the audience awestruck. Although all her stadium tours are always sold out and fans from all walks of life come down to watch the icon live, the Reputation tour grossed the highest money in the history of the United States of America.
10. Sold Over 50 Million Albums
This is no secret that Taylor Swift has a massive fan following and is one of the top-selling artists of today. With 7 studio albums, she has managed to sell over 50 million copies worldwide. And that is quite a huge number, even for popular musicians. All her albums, except the very first one, topped the charts in the US. Here’s to hoping the icon will only keep breaking and setting new records for herself.