Learn more about Taylor Swift.
This modern pop-country sensation's career is just taking off, with smash-hit albums and several #1 hits including "Love Story," which broke records for the most paid country music downloads. She made history at age 14 when she was the youngest staff songwriter ever hired by the Sony/ ATV publishing house, and in 2009 became the youngest artist ever to win the Country Music Association's Entertainer of the Year Award; she's one of only six women to receive the honor. Swift grew up along the Ring of Fire, attending Hendersonville High School. The school's cheerleading squad was featured in her 2009 video for the hit, "You Belong with Me."Read MoreLess