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Mathan Valentine

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Taylor Swift

Road to Fame
Taylor Allison Swift was born on December 13, 1989, in Wyomissing, Pennsylvania. Taylor started writing songs at age 5, and at age 16, she released her first album. Hits like "Love Song", which country and pop fans both love. She has won many awards, including several Grammy Awards.
Examples of People That Have Touched Taylor's Heart for her Music
What Does Taylor Like to do in her Free Time?
Writing songs and going on tours aren't the only things Taylor does!
What Are Some Really Weird Facts About Taylor?
Everyone has a weird side, and that doesn't mean Taylor is cut out from that!
Taylor Swift Math Facts
5 Extremely Fun Facts!
Why I Picked Taylor Swift for This Project
Ever since I was able to mutter words, or hum notes, I remember singing Taylor's songs.
Wrapping it up :)
Taylor swift leads an interesting and exciting life, and girls all over the U.S. listen to Taylor and absolutely adore her!
To start her music career, Taylor visited Nashville, Tennessee, the country music capital. There she co-wrote songs, and tried to get a recording contract. Noting her dedication, Taylor and her family moved to Hendersonville, Tennessee, in an attempt to boost Taylor's career.

In 2009, Taylor received several awards for her work on Fearless, including "Female Video of the Year" for "Love Story" at the CMT Music Awards. In 2009, Taylor also won the MTV Video Music Award for "Best Female Video," making her the first country music star to win an MTV Video Music Award.
Taylor Swift's concert tickets now sell out in less than two minutes, and she is currently ranked as the 69th most powerful celebrity by Forbes magazine, with more than $18 million in earnings this year alone.
About How Long Will Her Career Be?
Taylor started singing professionally when she was 14. My resources say that Taylor will probably end her career when she is about 30. That is 16 years! 30-14=16
How Many Years Did Taylor Write Songs?
How Much Money?
Last year, Taylor made about 36 million dollars. This year, Taylor made about 55 million dollars! Her total amount for this year and last year is 36+55=91. That means Taylor made 91 MILLION DOLLARS this year and last year!
Fun Fact 1
Taylor Swift absolutely adored Shania Twain. Another person that sparked Taylor's career is her grandmother. Even though her grandmother was a professional opera singer, Taylor's taste in music always stayed country.
Funnier Fact 2
Taylor has a younger brother, Austin, who is 2 years younger than her, and he is a goalkeeper in a lacrosse team.
Even Funnier Fact 3
Taylor loved CSI and crime shows a lot. She wanted to appear on one, which she did, on March 5th, 2009, and it was watched by 20.8 million viewers.
Recent Relationships
Taylor has a lot of breakup songs and loving songs. Most of those songs are "right out of her diary". Boys are a big inspiration for her and love in general is something for Taylor to sing about.
The Occasional Other Thing
In songs like 'Mean', the song isn't about boys or breakup. it's about another thing "out of Taylor's diary". These things are friend problems, or anything else that Taylor feels the need to write about.
BFF Time!
Taylor loves hanging out with her friend, Abigail Anderson, and watching CSI crime shows with her.
Taylor loves to shop in Antique stores, because you never know what you can find.
Taylor has a cat named after a character from one of her favorite TV shows. The cat's name is Meredith!
Favorite Number
Taylor loves the unlucky number, 13. In my research, I didn't find out why, but I think it's because Taylor likes to stand out in a crowd and be different.
Grown Up With Them
I grew up with Taylor Swift being the 'new' pop star/country singer, along with Miley Cirus. (in her good years) Even now, I still like Taylor's older songs, such as Picture to Burn, Mine, Love Story, and Mean.
One Of My Favorite Singers
Yes, Taylor Swift is my favorite country/pop singer. I love hearing her songs so much. Taylor Swift means a whole lot to me.
You heard from me that Taylor Swift was important in pop/country music. You also heard some important thing that happened in Taylor's career.

And much more just they wouldn't fit
Thank You!
Thank you for taking your time to listen to me speak about Taylor Swift! I hope you enjoyed it, And now you know all about . . .
Based on Jim Harvey's speech structures
THANK YOU JIM HARVEY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :)
October, 2006
Taylor-17 Years Old
Taylor's 1st album was released. It started at #3, but 39 weeks later, it hit the top of the charts and has sold over 2.5 million copies. :)
April, 2007
Taylor-17 Years Old
Taylor won her first award at the CMT Music Awards, the "Breakthrough Video Award," for "Tim McGraw." She was so excited and happy, that she promised to take the award out on the road with her. Taylor did!
November, 2008
Taylor-18 Years Old
Taylor released her new album, titled Fearless. The songs "Love Story" and "You Belong With Me" soared to the top of the billboard charts, earning Taylor all kinds of awards, including (later) the 2010 Grammy for Album of the Year, and it became the best-selling album of 2009.
September 13, 2009
Taylor-19 Years Old
After Taylor's victory in the "Best Female Video" category for "You Belong With Me," which beat Beyoncé's "Single Ladies". Barely after Taylor accepted the award and began her speech, Kayne West went on the stage, and he took the microphone from Taylor to announce that Beyoncé deserved the award instead of her. Taylor was heartbroken and took what Kayne said offensively. Not a good night for Taylor, but it did make up for some 'needed' drama in the pop industries.
Taylor-20 Years Old
Taylor became the youngest artist in history to win the Grammy Award for Album of the Year. Taylor was considered an extremely talented and inspirational singer.
I know Taylor is 23 years old. According to my research, Taylor started writing songs when she was 5, so 23-5=18! That's a long time!
Taylor's Career Life 2006-2010
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Fun, Funny, Funniest Fact 5
Taylor wrote the song, "Love Story" at home, sitting on her bed. It took her only 10 minutes to complete the whole song!
Fun Funny Fact 4
While recording the song, "Fifteen", Taylor cried because it was about her best friend's freshman year of high school.
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