2 Reasons Taylor Swift Earned My Respect (and will earn yours too)

1) She has put in the time

She learned three guitar chords from a computer repairman when she was 12 years old.  From there she moved to Nashville when she was 14 years old.  This was no overnight American Idol karaoke sensation.  Taylor Swift followed her dream, leaving a stable life to start a journey to become a rock star. Long days of writing music, followed by longer nights gigging in Nashville helped her to become the chart topping gazillionaire that she is today.  Could you have fought through that uncertainty?

2) She can reinvent herself

Taylor Swift's music has been a journey from country to pop to 80s rock, winning countless awards in each area she tries.  1989 sounds so different from her early albums, and it's only helped to sky rocket her popularity.

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