American superstar Taylor Swift now has more number-one albums than any other woman in history, after the recent release of “Speak Now (Taylor’s Version)”. The record has become the pop queen’s 12th number-one album on the US music charts, beating Barbra Streisand, who previously held the record with 11 number-one albums. Barbra Streisand is a 1970s singer. The album is a re-recorded version of one she released in 2010.
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Some interesting facts about Taylor Swift
Taylor Swift’s full name is Taylor Alison Swift. She was born in West Reading, Pennsylvania, United States on December 13, 1989.
She grew up on a Christmas tree farm from the age of 5 to 10
Taylor Swift fans call themselves “Swifties”. The nickname is based on Taylor’s surname.
The Clive Davis Institute in New York has a course that focuses on the career and cultural impact of Taylor!
Some of her songs are texts she wanted to send to people in her life.
She wrote a young-adult fiction novel when she was just 14 years old.