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.
“The Twilight Effect With Ashley Greene and Melanie Howe,” the filmmaker discussed how certain celebrities wanted to appear in the film because they were such huge lovers of the vampire romance films.“The craziest one of all those was to hear that Taylor Swift was a huge Twi-hard, and actually Taylor Swift and I had the same agent at the time,” the “About a Boy” director said.“[Our agent said] ‘Taylor would like to be in this movie — not because of you, but she’s a Twi-hard.
She would be someone at the cafeteria or the diner or whatever, but she just wants to be in this movie,'” he recalled being told.But Weitz was afraid the “Shake It Off” crooner’s fame would be too distracting in the film.“The hardest thing for me was to be like, the moment that Taylor Swift walks onto the screen, for about five minutes, nobody is going to be able to process anything,” he noted.“I kick myself for it too, because I was like, ‘Wow, I could’ve been hanging out with Taylor Swift,'” he said of the “Bad Blood” singer. “We could have been friends.”“She must have been like, ‘Who is this jerk?’ But sometimes you make decisions thinking this is for the best of the film,” the “American Pie” producer added.Swift otherwise has dipped her toes into the world of acting in recent years, having roles in film projects such as “Valentine’s Day,” “The Lorax” and the much-maligned “Cats,” as well as the TV sitcom “New Girl.”Her next role will be starring in the upcoming ensemble David O.
Russell feature “Amsterdam.”The period comedy follows three pals — played by Christian Bale, Margot Robbie and John David Washington — as they try to solve a mystery in the 1930s.The star-studded cast also includes Robert De Niro, Chris Rock, Alessandro Nivola, Andrea.Read more on nypost.com