More popular singles soon followed, including "Our Song," a No. "Teardrops on My Guitar," "Picture to Burn" and "Should've Said No" were also successful tracks.
Swift also received critical praise for her debut effort.
Born on December 13, 1989, in Reading, Pennsylvania, Taylor Swift was earning renown as a country music singer by the age of 16.
Early hits like "Love Story" and "You Belong With Me" appealed to country and pop fans alike and helped fuel the multi-platinum success of her albums, including the Grammy-winning Taylor Alison Swift was born on December 13, 1989, in Reading, Pennsylvania.
It turns out that it is in fact the 2-year old daughter of a-list power couple Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds!
The booklet reads "Baby intro voice by James Reynolds." This New Taylor Swift Song Is So Sexy That Her Mum & Dad Had To Leave The Room When They Heard It This shouldn't come as the biggest surprise to her fans as it is pretty well known that Tay Tay and Blake Lively are besties, but still, it's a nice lil bit of trivia to keep you going until Swifty takes to the stage at this year's #Capital JBB!
When Beyoncé accepted her award for Best Video of the Year later in the show, she called Swift to the stage to finish her speech.
West later apologized to Swift privately, and made a public apology on magazine's highest paid celebrity under 30 in 2012, beating out Justin Bieber, Rihanna and Lady Gaga with earnings of million.
Ok, Calvin wasn't the first person she hugged after winning Top Billboard 200 Album -- but he IS the only one who got an extended hug combined with a neck snuggle.
They haven't exactly been undercover, but this qualifies as a full couple coming out. the seating chart called for Taylor to sit with 2 friends between herself and her BF.
She won the Horizon Award from the Country Music Association (CMA) and the Academy of Country Music (ACM) Award for Top New Female Vocalist in 2007.