Taylor Alison Swift (born December 13, 1989) is an American singer-songwriter. As a songwriter, she has been honored by the Nashville Songwriters Association and the Songwriters Hall of Fame.
Swift’s other achievements include seven Grammy Awards, twelve Billboard Music Awards, eleven Country Music Association Awards and seven Academy of Country Music Awards. She signed with the independent label Big Machine Records and became the youngest songwriter ever hired by the Sony/ATV Music publishing house. The release of Swift’s self-titled debut album in 2006 established her as a country music star.