We don’t need to tell you how Taylor Swift is amazing. She is an inspiration to women everywhere with her incredible music and strong values (see 9 Times Taylor Swift Led America to Glory for proof). Whether she is talking about dating boys or singing about life’s fun times, Taylor Swift is already a living legend in pop and country music.
Although it’s now well established that Tay Tay is awesome, there are still surprising facts that even her most hardcore fans may not know yet. We’ve researched Taylor’s impressive career and found some surprising gold nuggets.
Here are 8 facts about Taylor Swift that define her greatness.
She is one of the best-selling artists of all time, having sold more than 40 million albums—including 27.1 million in the U.S.—and 130 million single downloads. For perspective those tallies put her in a similar league as other superstars like Garth Brooks, Eagles, Eminem, U2, Billy Joel and Kanye West.