We’re not alone in wishing Taylor Swift a happy birthday on December 13. “Swifties” all over the globe are going crazy celebrating their love for their favorite pop star. And she deserves all that love — for her songs, lyrics, and most of all, for never forgetting her fans. Plus, she’s a compassionate, and strong role model. Up next? Swift will have a sultry role in the upcoming movie adaptation of “Cats.”
Key Moments in Taylor Swift’s Life
"Look What You Made Me Do"
The single, from her album "Reputation," topped the charts in five countries and became the most-played song on Spotify in a single day!
"Shake it Off"
The lead single from her "1989" album debuted at number one on the Billboard Hot 100.
The Kanye moment
Kanye West interrupted Swift's VMA acceptance speech for "You Belong With Me" — declaring that "Beyoncé had one of the best videos of all time!"
And the awards go to...
Swift won the "Best New Female Vocalist of the Year" at the Academy of Country Music Awards, the "Favorite Country Female Artist" at the American Music Awards, and two more prizes at the Country Music Television Awards.
Swift's hit single, released at age 16, debuted at number 86 on the Billboard Hot 100.
How to celebrate Taylor Swift’s birthday
1. Do it online
It's a special day on the internet for all of her fans. Expect memes, videos, pictures, posts, and good wishes for Swift, forever and always!
2. Find out what her besties have posted on social media
Selena, Karlie, and other celebs post sweet birthday messages for their friend. Don't miss out on all that BFF fun.
3. Channel the Taylor Swift in you
Red lips, smoky eyes, slick hair, and metallic nail polish — just a few things you'll need to look like the superstar!
4 Things About Taylor Swift You Can't Shake Off
1. She was named after American singer/songwriter James Taylor.
The two actually performed together in 2011.
2. She's a great musician
Swift plays guitar, banjo, piano, and ukulele.
3. She's a sports fan
Swift has a fish tank filled with vintage baseballs in her living room.
4. She loves her fans
Swift wrote the song "Ronan" for a four-year-old boy who died of cancer.