Taylor has been named #64 on Forbes’ Most Powerful Women list! This is Taylor’s first appearance on the list which ranks the most powerful women in the world. She is also the youngest woman on the list and is included alongside women such as Oprah Winfrey, Hillary Clinton and Angela Merkel. Read more about this huge accomplishment belo and congratulations, Taylor!
The singer-songwriter completed her transition from country starlet to pop superstar with the launch of album 1989 last fall, the top-selling release of the year with over 3.5 million copies sold–making her one of only three artists with a platinum album in 2014. That new state of affairs is partly due to the rise of streaming, a distribution system of which Swift has become one of the most outspoken critics, pulling her music from Spotify in November.