Taylor Swift’s Career and Road to Success

The demand for Taylor Swift tickets is crazy. Before a Taylor Swift show, their websites receive a massive increase in views. Taylor Swift may be the hottest act out right now! Concert tickets are hard to find. It’s not hard to believe after the way she has taken the music industry by storm. After selling more than 4 million copies of her self-titled debut album Taylor Swift, country music would never be the same. Taylor has become an icon for music lovers all over the country. She won Breakthrough Video of the Year at the 2007 CMT Music Awards for a song performed with Tim McGraw. This would be the first of a long string of awards for Taylor in the following year. In 2008, Taylor became a household name. Wins at the CMT Music Awards in 2008 for Female Video of the Year and Video of the Year were huge for the young artist. Taylor also had another big win at the 2008 Teen Choice Awards for Breakthrough Artist. Her popularity began to soar even more with the release of her second album. Fearless produced more than 500,000 sales in the first week alone. To date, Fearless has sold over 5 million copies in the US alone. She was at the top of the Billboard 200 for 11 weeks! In January 2009, Swift became the youngest country music artist to appear on Saturday Night Live. At the 44th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards, Swift picked up Album of the Year honors. She was the youngest artist to ever receive this award. Once again, at the 2009 CMT Music Awards she won Female Video of the Year, as well as Video of the Year. On October 26, the album was re-released as Fearless: Platinum Edition. The re-release contained six new songs.

In January 2009, Taylor Swift announced her first headlining tour. The Fearless Tour would cover 52 cities in 38 states and provinces in the US and Canada over 6 months. This included a complete sellout of Madison Square Garden! Everything was going perfect for the princess of country music, until controversy sparked at the 2009 MTV Video Music Awards. During Taylor’s acceptance speech for Best Female Video, Kanye West came on stage and took the microphone from her. He interrupted her speech to say how much Beyonce deserved the award. National media outlets everywhere had Taylor Swift on the brain. After a few weeks of silence about the incident, Taylor finally put it all to rest. On October 8, 2009, Swift announced her tour would be playing an additional 37 shows in the US. The Billboard charts for November 14, 2009 set yet another record for Swift. She had 8 charted songs on the Billboard 100, which was the most by a female artist ever. The only place Taylor could complain about would be her public relationship trouble. It is only fitting during this magical year she could finally find someone for her. The emergence of Twilight as a phenomenon across the US became exactly what Taylor needed. Taylor seems to have found the perfect fit with Twilight’s Taylor Lautner. Finally, this princess has found her prince. For More details and cheap concert tickets for Taylor Swift Fearless Tour Dates 2010, you may log on to HighOctaneTickets.com or at BroadRippleTickets.com.

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