Taylor Swift: By the Numbers

Taylor Swift - May 21, 2013 - Frank Erwin Center

Music sensation Taylor Swift has been making waves in the country world since she released her first single, “Tim McGraw” in 2006. Now, just seven years later, Swift is an international sensation and a favorite of country and pop fans alike, mainly due to the deeply personal nature of her songs, which she pens herself. Although Swift’s career has yet to span a decade, she has already established some pretty amazing numbers that illustrate her rise to stardom in the music industry. Don’t miss the chance to see the Grammy Award-winning songstress at the Frank Erwin Center May 21!

7 – Number of Grammy awards Swift has won. Most recently, her song “Safe and Sound,” featured in “The Hunger Games,” won the 2013 Grammy for Best Song Written for Visual Media.

8 – Number of countries Swift’s 2008 smash album “Fearless” charted in the Top 10. They include the U.S., Australia, Canada, Japan, Norway, Ireland, New Zealand and Britain.

11 – Number of songs simultaneously ranked on Billboard Hot 100 from Swift’s 2011 album “Speak Now.”

13 – Swift’s favorite and lucky number. She credits the number 13 for many successes in her life, and paints it on her hand before every show.

16 – Number of tracks on her latest album “RED.”

20 – Swift’s age when she became the youngest Album of the Year winner in Grammy history for her 2008 sophomore album “Fearless.”

66 – Number of tour dates on Swift’s The RED Tour with special guest Ed Sheeran.

$25,000 – Amount Swift donated to the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Tennessee in 2011.

72,500 – Number of viewers that watched Swift preview the lead single, “We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together” from her forthcoming album “RED” during a live webcast.

1 million+ – Number of fans that attended Swift’s “Speak Now World Tour.” The tour grossed more than $123 million from 2010–2011.

1.2 million+ – Number of copies “RED” sold in its first week—the largest sales week for a debut album in a decade. It also debuted No. 1 on Billboard.

25 million+ – Number of Taylor Swift Twitter followers, the sixth most followed account worldwide.

$165 million+ – Amount Swift earned according to Forbes magazine from the years 2009 through 2012.

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