Among 20-25 years old Americans involved by Taylor Swift’s online fanclub community. Is her real fame based on top selling song, or her top selling album?

Taylor Alison Swift was born December 13, 1989. She is an American country – pop singer and songwriter.  Taylor Swift was born in Wyomissing, State of Pennsylvania.  Taylor Swift has one brother name Austin. Taylor Swift has been writing songs since 12 years for the first time in a karaoke contest at local festivals. Taylor Swift learned to play guitar from a computer repairman. After playing guitar fluently she also wrote the song “Lucky You”, it’s the first song she wrote. After that, she was writing songs as a hobby. She wants to be a singer because she got inspiration from her grandmother, she was opera Singer and country singer.  Taylor Swift received an offer from RCA Records when she was 15 years old, but she refused because RCA deny her recording of own songs . Later Swift got a chance, She went to play in The Bluebird Café. Scott Berber persuaded her to sign a contract with Big Machine record. The current label is Universal Music.

Her album “Fearless” was recorded since its release. The first released on CD, it sold 217,000 and total sales the first week it sold over 592,304. In this album, she wrote lyrics by herself and Fearless album was the best pop song album in 2008. After that, many people admired her and came to be her fanclub. Most of her fanclub are adults among 20-25 years old, they named Taylor Swift’s fanclub is “Swiftty”. Taylor Swift created her official website and blog for her fanclub http://taylorswift.com/. She created website and blog because she wants to update news for her fanclub and want them come to talk together about her in blog. After she created her website, the 3rd single “You Belong With Me” in Fearless album, it downloaded to 2,167,000 times and came to be No.1 on the country billboard chart, No.2 on Hot100 and No.1 on Hot100 Airplay. Taylor Swift became the first country singer to top the chart No.1 on Hot100 Airplay.

On August 13, 2555, Taylor Swift has announced to her fanclub in blog that she’ll have a chat with her ​​fanclub. After the chat is finished, she has surprised fanclub by debuting a song called “We are never ever getting back together” a song from the 4th album of her called RED, It released worldwide on 22 October. Red album sales soared to No.1 on itunes more than 42 countries within the first week. Red album has sold 1.208 million copies in the US. Taylor became the only female singer in history, with album sales of over one million albums in the first week to two consecutive albums (Speak Now, and Red).

A survey of American Taylor Swift’s fanclub in her blog, after Red album has sold 1.208 million copies in the US. Taylor became the only female singer in history, with album sales of over one million albums in the first week to two consecutive albums. It made mention in her blog more than top selling song “You Belong With Me”, because American fans like to listen songs in Red album more than Fearless album. And “You Belong With Me” was only song the best selling in Fearless album unlike Red album that sold well 4 songs “Red”, “I knew you were a trouble”, “All too well” and “22”. So American fans are talking about Taylor Swift’s top selling album more than top selling song.

Sunny M.610 No.20

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