Born and raised in Pennsylvania, Swift moved to Nashville, Tennessee at the age of 14 to pursue a career in country music.She signed with the label Big Machine Records and became the youngest artist ever signed by the Sony/ATV Music publishing house.Four more singles were released throughout 20: "White Horse", "You Belong with Me", "Fifteen" and "Fearless"."You Belong with Me" was the album's highest-charting single on the Billboard Hot 100, peaking at number two.Taylor Alison Swift (born December 13, 1989) is an American singer-songwriter.One of the leading contemporary recording artists, she is known for narrative songs about her personal life, which have received widespread media coverage.
It became the fastest-selling digital album by a female artist, with 278,000 downloads in a week, earning Swift an entry in the 2010 Guinness World Records.
Swift made her acting debut in a 2009 episode of CBS's CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, playing a rebellious teenager.
The New York Times noted that the character allowed Swift to be "a little bit naughty, and credibly so".
With her fifth album, the pop-focused 1989 (2014), she became the first act to have three albums sell a million copies within one week in the United States.
Its singles "Shake It Off", "Blank Space", and "Bad Blood" reached number one in the US, Australia, and Canada.