Born in 1989, Taylor Swift is a Pennsylvania native. At the age of 14, Taylor Swift’s family decided to move to Nashville to help her become a country music singer. In 2006, Taylor Swift became the youngest songwriter to work for Sony. Taylor Swift’s self-titled album, released in 2006, launched her into the spotlight. Taylor Swift is one of the top-selling recording artists of all time and has a long list of talent-related awards. In 2015, Forbes listed Taylor Swift as one of the youngest members of the 100 most powerful women in the world. Taylor Swift started in the country music industry but is now considered part of the pop genre.