Music News: Taylor Swift New Album
Taylor Swift has solidified her position as one of the most important artists to emerge on the popular music scene this decade. Since her self-titled released back in 2006 certified platinum, Taylor has gone on to break an array of records worldwide with subsequent releases.
Her last record ‘Fearless’ reached double platinum status in the US after its release and was the year’s biggest US debut for any female artist. With her new single ‘Mine’ due for release on October 11th already garnering much attention, ‘Speak Now’ will clearly be no exception to her success. Swift’s lyrical efforts have often been described as ‘autobiographical’ therefore she chose to express full writing credit for the new record alongside Nathan Chapman serving as co-producer.
Already, ‘Mine’ took the number 1 spot on Billboard’s Hot Digital Songs Chart just four days after its release. With the historic debut of ‘Mine’, Taylor joins Mariah Carey as the only female artists in the history of the Billboard Hot 100 Chart to debut more than one single in the Top 5 in a calendar year.
Taylor is currently nominated for a 2010 MTV Video Music Award for Best Female Video. With the upcoming release of her record, Taylor is set to dominate the charts once again on this side of the atlantic