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12 facts you probably did not know about Taylor Swift

By Akanksha - February 07, 2024 12:35 AM

Taylor Swift is a multi-award-winning performer with several accolades, including two BRIT Awards, the Global Icon Award, and fourteen Grammys. The singer is presently on her enormous 'Eras' tour and has revealed a new album that will be released in April of 2024, along with a few UK concerts.

12 facts you probably did not know about Taylor Swift

Here are 12 facts you probably didn't know about the gifted and well-liked pop singer Taylor Swift, from why 13 is her lucky number to the names of her cats, Olivia and Meredith.

1. Does Taylor Swift compose the music herself?

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Nearly every song that Taylor Swift has released has been written by her or with her assistance, and she has a ton of tunes! She has released almost 55 singles, 10 albums, and four re-recordings so far.

2. What was her age when she composed her debut song?

'Lucky You' was the song that Taylor penned her first year of writing, at the age of twelve.

3. What are the names of Taylor Swift's kitties?

Three cats belong to Taylor. Famous TV personalities are the names of two of the cats. Meredith and Olivia, the kittens, are named after Grey's Anatomy's Ellen Pompeo, while Mariska Hargitay's character from Law & Order: Special Victims is the source of Olivia's name.

4. Is Taylor Swift a proficient guitarist?

Taylor Swift is a skilled guitarist, yes. It is said that she learned the 'standard' six-string guitar before learning how to play a 12-string guitar.

5. What was Taylor's age when she signed?


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Taylor Swift became the youngest composer to be employed by Sony/ATV Music Publishing when she signed with them at the age of 14.

6. With whom has Taylor Swift worked?

Over the years, Taylor has collaborated on several projects with artists including Ed Sheeran, Zayn Malik, Kendrick Lamar, and many more.

7. Has Taylor Swift ever given a Broadway performance?

When Taylor was younger, she went on stage for auditions for Broadway productions, but she was never selected. Nonetheless, she played Bombalurina in the 2019 cinematic adaptation of Andrew Lloyd Webber's Cats.

8. Why is 'Love Story' such a beautiful song?

The 2008 single 'Love Story' by Taylor Swift became the first to ever peak at Number 1 on the US charts for both mainstream and country music.

9. Is she a record breaker?

Taylor became the first artist to have four straight albums that sold more than a million copies in their first week of release when her sixth album, 'Reputation' was published in 2017. Taylor's song 'Anti-Hero' hit one billion Spotify plays in July 2023. Three more of Taylor's songs are available in the Billions Club: 'I Don't Wanna Live Forever,' a collaboration with Zayn Malik, 'Blank Space,' and 'Shake It Off.'

10. When her album 'Midnights' was released, Taylor Swift was 12,000 days old.

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It appears that the timing of the release of 'Midnights' was noteworthy because, as we all know, Taylor loves to put Easter Eggs in her music releases. Taylor released the album on October 21, 2022, at midnight, which felt appropriate considering the album's title. However, as Taylor was precisely 12,000 days old at the time of release—a number that represents midnight and 12—fans on Twitter deduced there was a deeper meaning.

11. Taylor has written a movie script

As everyone knows, Taylor is a creative guy who seems capable of dabbling in just about any area of show business these days. She's a great storyteller and has performed in movies previously, but she's never combined the two until now. Taylor's feature script was revealed in December 2022 and is now being produced by Searchlight Pictures! David Greenbaum and Matthew Greenfield, the company's presidents, stated: 'Taylor is a once-in-a-generation artist and storyteller. Working with her as she sets out on this fascinating and novel creative path is a true pleasure and honour.'

12. Taylor created history at the MTV Video Music Awards

Taylor became the first person to win Video of the Year four times in a row in September 2023, making VMA history. Taylor previously took home awards for 'Bad Blood,' 'All Too Well: The Short Film,' and 'You Need To Calm Down.' This time, she was recognized for her song 'Anti-Hero.'

At the 2023 VMAs, Taylor took home an incredible nine trophies, winning in every category in which she was nominated.

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