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Taylor Swift was born on December 13, 1989 in Pennsylvania. She developed an interest in music at a young age, and moved to Nashville when she was just 14 to pursue a country songwriting career. In 2005, she was discovered by Scott Borchetta, who signed Swift to a record deal, a decision that eventually led them both to become industry icons.

Swift’s self-titled debut album was released to critical acclaim in 2006, and won her some country adoration with the songs “Tim McGraw” and “Teardrops On My Guitar.” It was Swift’s next album, 2008’s “Fearless,” that truly turned her into a breakout star with such huge hits as “Love Story” and “You Belong With Me.” The singer went on to win four Grammys in 2010, becoming the youngest artist ever to receive the Album of the Year honor.

Later that year came Swift’s third album, “Speak Now,” followed by “Red” in 2012, which spawned more chart-topping songs, including “We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together” and “I Knew You Were Trouble.” Swift released her first full-fledged pop record, “1989,” in October 2014, and it sold more than one million copies in a single week, the first time that had occurred since 2002. The album, with the lead single, “Shake It Off,” went on to break several Billboard records before becoming the top-selling album of the year, even though it was released toward the end of 2014.

And while Swift has also dabbled in movies and has an extremely intimate relationship with her fans, it’s her love life that often gets the most attention. Romances with John Mayer, Joe Jonas, Taylor Lautner, Jake Gyllenhaal, and Harry Styles have inspired some of her intensely-personal song lyrics.

Taylor Swift Sings “Complicated” With Avril Lavigne After “Texting All Week” (VIDEO)

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Taylor Swift Avril Lavigne


Taylor Swift had Avril Lavigne as her special guest on Saturday’s 1989 concert at Petco Park in San Diego, and the two music stars sang the latter hit “Complicated.” Watch the video here!

Scott Eastwood Praises Taylor Swift As “True Friend” — See “Wildest Dreams” Music Video Teaser Photo Here!

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Scott Eastwood is praising Taylor Swift as a “true friend” with just hours to go before their co-starring music video for “Wildest Dreams” premieres. Plus: Check out the new teaser photo!

Taylor Swift NOT Jealous Over Selena Gomez And Demi Lovato Friendship, Despite Report

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Taylor Swift Jealous Selena Gomez


Taylor Swift is not “jealous” or in a “mean girl rage” after her friend Selena Gomez exchanged sweet tweets last week with Demi Lovato, despite an entirely absurd story. Gossip Cop can exclusively correct this nonsense.

Justin Timberlake Joins Taylor Swift Onstage For First Time Since Becoming Dad To Sing “Mirrors” (VIDEO)

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Taylor Swift Mirrors Justin Timberlake


Justin Timberlake returned to the stage for the first time since becoming a father when he joined Taylor Swift at her last 1989 concert at the Staples Center in Los Angeles on Wednesday. The crowd went wild as the two stars performed a duet of Timberlake’s 2013 hit “Mirrors.” Watch the video here!

Selena Gomez Sings “Good For You” Live For First Time With Taylor Swift (VIDEO)

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Taylor Swift Good For You Selena Gomez


Selena Gomez sang her song “Good For You” with Taylor Swift at the latter’s final 1989 tour concert at the Staples Center in L.A. on Wednesday. It was marked the first time Gomez has performed the tune for a live audience. Check out the video here.

Taylor Swift Sings “Smelly Cat” With Lisa Kudrow – WATCH VIDEO

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Taylor Swift Smelly Cat Lisa Kudrow


Taylor Swift sang “Smelly Cat” with Lisa Kudrow during her fifth and final 1989 show at the Staples Center in L.A. on Wednesday. It started with Kudrow coming onstage with a guitar, and Swift asking her, “What song are you going to sing, Phoebe?” Watch the video here.

Jake Gyllenhaal NOT Trying To Steal Taylor Swift From Calvin Harris, Despite Report

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Jake Gyllenhaal Steal Taylor Swift


Jake Gyllenhaal is not attempting to steal back Taylor Swift from her boyfriend Calvin Harris, despite a new tabloid report. Gossip Cop can exclusively correct this ridiculous story.

Calvin Harris Blasts Daily Mail Over Fake Tweet About Avril Lavigne And Taylor Swift

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Calvin Harris Fake Tweet Avril Lavigne Taylor Swift

Calvin Harris is blasting the Daily Mail for publishing a fake tweet he supposedly sent to Avril Lavigne in defense of girlfriend Taylor Swift. See the controversial tweet and Harris’ response here.

Taylor Swift And Alanis Morissette Sing Amazing “You Oughta Know” Duet (VIDEO)

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Taylor Swift You Oughta Know Alanis Morissette


Taylor Swift and Alanis Morissette gave a memorable performance of the latter’s hit “You Oughta Know” at the Staples Center on Monday night. Morissette was among the surprise guests at Swift’s third sold-out 1989 show in Los Angeles. See the video here.

Avril Lavigne Slams Taylor Swift Comparison: “We All Love Our Fans”

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Avril Lavigne Taylor Swift Comparison


Avril Lavigne is firing back after she was negatively compared to Taylor Swift. See here, and tell us what you think.

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