At the age of ten she began to perform around her hometown, singing at karaoke contests, festivals, and fairs.
When she was eleven she sang the national anthem before a Philadelphia 76ers game.
Taylor Swift gained a huge following through her MySpace page early on in her career. She made a point to connect personally with fans every day, and answer questions, and it has grown so much that she's become the No. 1 Country artist on Myspace, and her music has surpassed over 40 million streams.
In 2006 Taylor Swift released her debut single, "Tim McGraw", reaching 6th on Billboard magazine's "Hot Country Songs chart". Her self-titled debut album was later released on October 24, 2006. Debuting high on the Billboard 200, the album sold 39,000 copies during its first week in the market. It peaked at 1st on the Billboard "Top Country Albums" and 5th on the "Billboard 200". Her debut album spent eight consecutive weeks at the top of the "Top Country Albums charts" and remained at the top for 24 out of 91 weeks
She was ranked 57th on Maxim magazine's "Hot 100 of 2008" list, named a spokeswoman for Cover Girl in 2010, ranked 61th in the 2011 FHM list of "100 Sexiest Women in the World", and on November 11th, 2009, Taylor Swift became the youngest singer to win the "CMA Entertainer of the Year Award".
Taylor Swift historic Northumberland real estate cost her $2.5 million that was built in 1934 by U.S. ambassador to Denmark Guilford Dudley Jr., sits on 5,601 square feet and includes 4 bedrooms and 4.5 bathrooms.
The property also has a two-story detached guest/pool house which sits on 2,087 square feet and has indoor and outdoor entertaining spaces plus 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms.
The crib also features the entrance hall with black and white checked marble floors, a glitzy wall of smoked mirrors, and a gently curving staircase with scrolled wrought iron railing.
The mansion’s main rooms include a 31-foot long living room with hardwood floors, vaulted ceiling with custom carved decorative brackets, and a wood burning marble fireplace.
The new banquet hall-sized foot formal dining room is perfect for throwing a parties for friends, it has chestnut-colored parquet floors, a barrel vaulted ceiling with massive moldings, and a wall of floor-to-ceiling paned glass panels and French doors that open the room to a courtyard patio on the backside of the house.