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15 Facts That Prove 2015 Was The Year of Taylor Swift

Posted on December 11, 2015

Taylor Swift turns 26 today! What an incredible year she’s had. She’s pretty much owned 2015, and we’ve loved every second of it. We thought the best way to celebrate her birthday would be to highlight her remarkable accomplishments this year:

15.  “Shake It Off” was nominated for three awards at the 2015 Grammy Awards, including “Record of the Year” and “Song of the Year

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14. She won the “International Female Solo Artist” at the 2015 Brit Awards

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13. Swift was listed as one of Time magazine’s 2015 “Time 100

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12. She was one of eight artists to receive a 50th Anniversary Milestone Award at the 2015 Academy of Country Music Awards

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11.  Did we mention the countless famous faces that came on stage during her epic ‘1989 World Tour

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10. She was named Billboard‘s top Canadian Hot 100 Artist and 1989 was named the Top Canadian Album

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9. All her 2015 singles, namely “Style,” “Bad Blood” and “Wildest Dreams” reached the Top 10 of the Billboard Hot 100’s

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8. When she had the honour of performing a Beatles classic, “I Saw Her Standing There” with none other than Sir Paul McCartney at the SNL after-party

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7. She became the youngest woman ever to be included on Forbes100 Most Powerful Women” list, ranking at number 64.

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6. 1989 was named Billboard‘s Top 200 Album

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5. Taylor Swift ranked No.4 on Forbes‘ “The World’s Highest-Paid Musicians of 2015” with $80 million

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4. She broke a VEVO record – “Blank Space” became the most watched video in VEVO history!

 

3. It was reported that ‘1989 World Tour‘ grossed over US$173 million, an average of $4 million per city, perhaps becoming her highest-grossing tour yet!

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2. She was named both Billboard‘s Top Artist & Top Female Artist

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1.1989 marks only the 5th album EVER to spend its first year of release on Billboard‘s Top 10!