By: Donald V. Watkins
Copyrighted and Published on February 2, 2024
An Editorial Opinion
When Taylor Swift had to make her own marquee sign and performed before small crowds in third tier concert markets, nobody but her parents, brother, and a small circle of friends cared about her career.
In 2009, Taylor Swift suffered through Kanye West's bizarre antics at the MTV Video Music Awards, which she handled with class and character.
Today, Taylor Swift is a global icon in the music and entertainment world who plays to sold-out audiences around the globe.
Taylor Swift has won 12 Grammy Awards, a Primetime Emmy Award, 40 American Music Awards, 40 Billboard Music Awards, and 23 MTV Video Music Awards. She is the female musician with the most charted songs, most top-40 songs, most top-20 songs, most top-10 songs, most top-five songs, and most number-one debuts. Swift's Eras Tour is the highest grossing tour of all time.
Taylor Swift is worth an estimated $1.1 billion. She is a self-made billionaire.
Today, Taylor Swift is enjoying a close and loving personal relationship with Kansas City Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce.
Taylor Swift has worked long and hard to make her dreams come true.
Stop "hating" on her! It makes you look small and petty.
All of us should be proud of Taylor Swift and her successes in life. I am happy for her.
Finally, for those who are obsessed with America's political arena, Taylor Swift is on the "right side of history."