Taylor Alison Swift is an American singer-songwriter. She is known for narrative songs about her personal life, which have received widespread media coverage. At age 14, Swift became the youngest artist signed by the Sony/ATV Music publishing house and, at 15, she signed her first record deal.
Her 2006 eponymous debut album was the longest-charting album of the 2000s in the US. Its third single, "Our Song", made her the youngest person to single-handedly write and perform a number-one song on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart. Swift's second album, Fearless, was released in 2008.
Buoyed by the pop crossover success of the singles "Love Story" and "You Belong with Me", it became the US' best-selling album of 2009 and was certified diamond in the US. The album won four Grammy Awards, and Swift became the youngest Album of the Year winner.
Olivia Rodrigo has shared an 18-song playlist to mark her 18th birthday – you can listen to it below.The singer, who has enjoyed break-out success already this year with her debut single ‘Drivers License’, turned 18 on Saturday (February 20).Rodrigo marked her birthday last weekend by sharing a new video where she selected “18 of my favourite songs that have shaped me into the girl that I am today”.The clip, which you can watch in full below, sees Rodrigo expand on why she selected tracks by the likes of Taylor Swift, The White Stripes and Fiona Apple for her playlist.Rodrigo has also shared a playlist of the songs, titled ‘18 years, 18 tracks’, on Spotify.The collection, which includes tracks by the likes of Lorde, The Killers and Black.Read more on nme.com