English Learners, now you can read along and pronounce with singer biographies. Here you can learn about the lives of singers of songs in English that you will later sing along with. You are invited to learn about these singers, as well as read along and pronounce with the biographies provided to get familiarized with these singers.
Step 1: Watch the video below to learn about the popular singer. Try to listen and read along with the audio.
Step 2: Read some additional information about the singer below.
— Taylor Swift is an American singer-songwriter. She first came to prominence as a teenager, when she signed with the independent label Big Machine Records and became the youngest artist ever to have an album debut at number one on the Billboard 200 chart. Swift’s eponymous debut album in 2006 was certified platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) and produced three hit singles on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart.
— Taylor Swift is an American singer-songwriter. She first came to prominence as a teenager, when she signed with the Nashville-based Big Machine Records. In 2006, she released her debut single “Tim McGraw”, which peaked at number six on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart. Her self-titled debut album was released in October 2006 and peaked at number five on the Billboard 200.
— Taylor Swift is an American singer-songwriter who first achieved fame as a teenager. She has released six studio albums, all of which have been certified multi-platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America. Her sixth album, Reputation, was released in 2017 and debuted at number one on the Billboard 200 chart. Swift has also been honored with numerous awards, including 10 Grammy Awards, and she is the youngest woman to be inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame.
— Taylor Swift is often seen as a spokesperson for young girls and women. She has spoken out about slut shaming, body image, and other issues that affect her fans. Her music is often seen as empowering to young women, and she has been credited with helping to change the conversation about feminism.
— Taylor Swift is an American singer-songwriter. She rose to fame in 2006 as a teenager with her self-titled debut album. Her critically acclaimed second album, Fearless, was released in 2008. At the 2010 Grammy Awards, she became the youngest artist ever to win Album of the Year.
— Taylor Swift is an American singer-songwriter. She first came to prominence in 2006 as a teenager, when she released her self-titled debut album. Her subsequent albums, Fearless (2008) and Speak Now (2010), both sold over one million copies within the first week of release. In 2014, she became the first woman to have three albums sell more than one million copies in a week in the United States.