Taylor Swift has literally taken over the world but we all forget where she started: Country.
Swift’s popularity can be attributed to her songwriting abilities but overall her personality is something that we all just relate to.
Artists are singing songs that other people wrote, so Swift’s originality and involvement in her music makes her the rare gem she is today.
Her ability to churn out captivating pieces with lyrics that appeal to the public is her real strength. Also, we have to mention that she and her group are totally #squadgoals.
Taylor Swift is the pop princess that has dominated the charts over the last couple of years. The release of her pop album really skyrocketed her to one of the most well known artists in the world. And yes, said pop album, 1989, sold over a million copies in its first week, spent weeks at the top of the Billboard charts, and continues to churn out hits for Swifty that dominate the airwaves, commercials, and your every waking moment. But does that mean Taylor is no longer a country crooner?
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Taylor Swift officially left the country music world behind in Aug 2014 when she announced her first pop album “1989.” But that hasn’t stopped the genre from clinging on to the singer even as recently as Sunday when Swift was awardedher 7th Songwriter/Artist of the Year Award at the 45th Nashville Songwriters Association’s annual gala dinner.
Both Swift and the country music industry remember all that the singer did for the genre. The 25-year-old’s songwriting skills left her with hit after hit and her tunes played on both country and pop radio stations, bringing thousands of new fans to country music.
Who are those artists? Alan and head writer of Taste of Country Billy Dukes shared with FOX411 Country who the next Taylor Swift could be and if the “Blank Space” singer can be replaced.
1. Maddie & Tae
The duo took the country music world by storm with their refreshing first hit single “Girl in a Country Song” where they took on country music’s stereotyping of women.
- Maddie & Tae Stay Away from Country Clichés
- Ryan Adams is Covering Taylor Swift’s ‘1989’
- Taylor Swift’s ‘Tim McGraw’
The 22-year-old’s debut single “Love Me Like You Mean It” went number one, making her one of only eleven solo female country artists to top the charts with a debut tune.
Sam Hunt has already made a name for himself as someone who is pushing the boundaries in country music.
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