Chronicling the meteoric rise of one of today''s hottest music
stars, this comprehensive biography of Taylor Swift reveals how she
conquered the pop and country music charts, earned a shelf full of
awards, and broke multiple chart records-all before she turned 20.
Beginning with her childhood in Pennsylvania, the account recalls
her early ambition to land a record deal, describing her personal
deliveries of demos to Nashville record companies at age 11,
her first failed deal with RCA Records, and her ultimate success
signing with Big Machine Records. Alongside full-color photos, the
guide goes on to detail Taylor''s songs, albums, and tours; friends
and boyfriends; and other must-know facts, from musical influences,
duets, and acting gigs to charity work and future plans.
This updated edition includes new chapters with coverage of all her
recent romances and adventures in the spotlight and a section on
Swift's 2012 album Red. Lively and engaging, this
unofficial story gets to the heart of a fearless young star and
shows how she captured the world.