Singer-songwriter Taylor Swift, who had admirable success in country music, has crossed over to pop with her latest album 1989, which has received rave reviews. Swift was born on December 13, 1989 in Wyomissing, Pennsylvania. At the age of five, she was already singing, dancing, and performing for family members. As she got older, her love for music only grew, and she was determined to make it in the entertainment industry. Her family moved to Nashville, Tennessee, the country music capital of the world, to try to make her dreams come true. Finally, at a cafe performance, all of Swift’s efforts and talents were noticed by Scott Borchetta of Big Machine Records, and the rest is history. Since then, she has quickly climbed to the top of the charts, nabbing 7 Grammy Music Awards, 15 American Music Awards, 11 Country Music Association Awards, 7 Academy of Country Music Awards, and 12 Billboard Music Awards.

Taylor Swift is quite notorious for her laundry list of celebrity exes, including Joe Jonas, Taylor Lautner, Jake Gyllenhaal, John Mayer, and Harry Styles, all of whom have inspired her famous break-up songs. Her relationship and love life is always splashed across the celebrity gossip magazines. Most recently, the songstress has been seen with disc jockey and singer Calvin Harris and though this celebrity couple has called it quits, their drama continues to unfold–mostly on twitter. Between her drama with ex Calvin Harris and the Kimye Famous scandal, Swift has her hands full.

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