Taylor Alison Swift is a multi-Grammy award-winning American singer-songwriter. As one of the most popular contemporary female recording artists, she is known for narrative songs about her personal life, which has received much media attention. In 2010 at the age of 20, became the youngest artist in history to win the Grammy Award for Album of the Year. In 2011 Swift was named Billboard’s Woman of the Year. Taylor Swift was born on December 13, 1989, in Reading, Pennsylvania, and grew up in the suburban Philadelphia area. Her eponymous debut album in 2006 peaked at number five on Billboard 200 and spent the most weeks on the chart in the 2000s.