Taylor Swift is one of the biggest pop stars in the world. Since bursting onto the music scene in 2006, she’s charted 11 back-to-back singles. She has earned gold, platinum and multi-platinum album sales certifications in 18 countries spanning 5 continents. Her albums havesold more than 22 million copies worldwide. She’s also sold more than 40 million digital downloads -- making her the top-selling digital artist in music history.
Taylor is the youngest artist ever to win the Grammy Award for Album of the Year (for "Fearless"), the youngest woman to win the Entertainer of the Year award at the Academy of Country Music Awards, and the youngest artist to be named Billboard's Woman of the Year. And, she's one of Ellen's favorite people!
Taylor released her chart-topping album “Red” in 2012, and packed stadiums around the world. Taylor sheds her country roots in her fifth studio album, “1989,” with her first single from it, “Shake It Off,” immediately reaching number one on the Billboard Hot 100. Her next album, “1989,” will be released nationwide on October 27, 2014.