In 2023, Taylor Swift stands at the pinnacle of success, asserting greater control over her career than ever before. People magazine recognizes her achievements, featuring her on the cover of their Most Intriguing People of the Year issue.
The monumental Eras Tour, spanning 3.5 hours and encompassing her extensive discography, catapulted Swift into billionaire status, a milestone confirmed by Forbes in October.
Swift’s strategic move to re-record her early albums, prompted by the sale of her original recordings to Scooter Braun, not only reclaimed artistic ownership but also revitalized interest in vinyl records among Gen Z.
The impact is evident as “1989 (Taylor’s Version)” set a record for the highest vinyl sales week, surpassing 580,000 copies in October. Simultaneously, as a 12-time Grammy winner, Swift continues to shape pop culture, showcasing enviable friendships and sparking “Taylor-mania” in the NFL with her newfound romance with Travis Kelce, the tight end for the Kansas City Chiefs.