her Birth name is Taylor Alison Swift she was born on December 13, 1989. she is an American country pop singer-songwriter, guitarist and actress. In 2006, she released her debut single "Tim McGraw during the week of January 27, 2007 taylor said, "I wrote the song in my freshman year of high school. I was dating a guy who was about to go off to college. I knew we were going to break up so I started thinking of all the things that I knew would remind him of me. Surprisingly, the first thing that came to mind was that my favorite country artist is Tim McGraw.Her self-titled debut album Taylor Swift was released on October 24, 2006.On August 21, 2007 taylor performed live on the season finale of America's Got Talent.taylors The second single from the Taylor Swift album, "Teardrops on My Guitar", was released February 24, 2007. In October 2007, Swift's songwriting peers at the Nashville Songwriters Association International honored her with their Songwriter/Artist of the Year Award, making her the youngest artist ever to win the award.Swift's successful single, "Picture to Burn" was the fourth single from her debut album. The song debuted early in 2008 and peaked at #3 on the Billboard Country Chart in the spring of 2008. taylors best friend has been Abigail Anderson, whom she has known since their ninth-grade year.