Taylor Swift is not only a brilliant musician and songwriter but also a standout human being and a global icon for a better world. With an exceptionally humble soul, she is impacting various areas of everyone’s life.
Consequently, now Taylor Swift is being awarded the GLAAD Award by the world’s largest LGBTQ+ advocacy organization. The award recognizes her recent stance and support for the LGBTQ Bill and written letter to her senator to urge him to push it through for passage in the US Senate.
Taylor Swift is one of the most prominent music celebrities and her power is unstoppable. Her music has been adored by millions since the beginning of her music career. Not only has she produced record-breaking tracks but has received multiple awards for them. She has a special ability to display her story through her lyrics and is known for being the best in her ballpark.
With her new album, Lover, streaming at #1; here are the various other spheres that she has impacted.
Taking ‘Fan’ Interaction To Next Level
Unlike other artists, Taylor Swift time and again has shown her gratitude towards her devoted fans. She recognizes that her fans are the reason for her success. Swift has the finesse to be able to control an audience of 60,000. She has the ability to make people fall in love with her
Above all, she has always made sure to take care of the needs of her fans, be it the tour or the setlist. Besides, Swift has organized one on one fan interactions through her “secret sessions”. Thus, a perfect combination of the exclusive media event and a teenage slumber party. Taylor Swift has also been a Fairy Godmother to many of her fans, who go by the name of ‘Swifties’.
Some of the examples of her generosity towards her fans are; helped Rebekah Bortnicker pay off her college tuition fees; attended Gena Gabrielle’s bridal shower in Ohio, and sent personally-wrapped Christmas presents to dozens of fans.
In addition to that, her meet and greets are a regular occurrence during her tours. Not only that, but she has also been very active when it comes to interacting with her fans on social media. Giving them advise a plethora of times.
She recognizes the value of her fans and is always trying to give back to them. Taylor Swift alongside the power of her fans is truly unstoppable
Reinventing Herself With Her Music
Taylor Swift has a knack to remain relevant with the help of her music. In the past 13 years, she has only grown in popularity. Taylor knows that reinvention is the key to relevancy.
She is constantly revamping her music and always have refreshing air about her music. She started as a country artist and persuaded her parents to relocate to Tennessee to be closer to Nashville, the country’s spiritual home.
However, her music entered a more experimental phase with the release of Red in 2012. She combined traditional country stylings with folk, pop, and even dubstep. By doing so, Swift is forging a path for artists who no longer wish to be separated by different music genres.
“First documented and the official pop album” as described Swift for 1989, she said she wants “to make music that reflects all of my influences”.
She has, indeed, been consistent when it comes to quality and honesty for all her past albums. Without a doubt, she will continue to do so. Such is the unstoppable power of Taylor Swift, her albums always break records.
A Marketing Mastermind
The reason Taylor has remained the face of the music industry is because of her marketing strategies. They are simply brilliant and creative. Her marketing strategies show how intuned she is with her influence on the public.
Without a doubt, one of her most famous marketing technique was for her album Reputation. After Swift found herself as the villain in the ongoing feud with Kanye and Kim Kardashian, she went MIA.
Furthermore, Swift blacked out all of her social media accounts and took everything with her, after months of silence. She stayed away from all the press interviews following the release of the album.
“There will be no further explanation. There will just be reputation.” Was the promise made by Taylor to her fans.
It’s safe to say social media went into a frenzy. Everyone knows that Swift does not have the best reputation in the industry and her media portrayal isn’t the best either. Hence, to make a point she blacked out all her social media. When the album was released it became the best selling album of 2017.
Causes She Associates With
Taylor Swift has supported some of the most important causes in her career. She has stood for the LGBT, and one of her latest song “You Need to Calm Down”. With the intention to celebrate the whole community. Consequently, she had many influential people from the community feature in the song video.
She has stood for the LGBT, and one of her latest song “You Need to Calm Down”. With the intention to celebrate the whole community. Consequently, she had many influential people from the community feature in the song video.
Most noteworthy, Taylor has penned a letter to the Republican senator Lamar Alexander of Tennessee. She requested for his support on the Equality Act bill, which would protect LGBTQ people from discrimination. The Act was passed soon after her letter. She even posted the letter on her Instagram.
Additionally, she condemned the very restrictive Alabama abortion law. In addition, she has been allying herself with many feminist causes. She has also supported and championed many female artists too, such as Ellie Goulding, Haim, and Lorde.
Lorde in an interview with Dazed magazine said, “She definitely brought me into this amazing world of supportive female friendship,”
Her standing up for causes is extremely important because Taylor Swift’s power over various industry is unstoppable. Hence, aligning herself with those causes amplifies them.
Tours Are A Magical Experience
In contrast to other artists, Swift puts all her blood, sweat and tears in her tours. She tries to make tours a once in a lifetime experience. They are incredible, unforgettable and simply magical.
Swift doesn’t just prance around the stage but makes her fans feel like she is their friend. While interacting with her fans, you can hear how grateful she is spending the night with them.
Not only does she perform with a charisma, many artists wish they had, she also interacts with her fans. Taylor gives them genuine life advice relating to her own experiences.
Not only her stage presence is incredible, but so is the scale of the production. Twinkling lights, a meet and greet room, incredible stage production and a hidden 13, are the things you’ll notice at any of her concerts. Her voice fills up the whole stadium and she handles the live songs very gracefully. Her concerts are some of the best nights you would ever experience. Every tour is bigger and better than the last. Thus, no tour is alike.
Timeless Fashion Choices
Taylor is a master of her choices when it comes to fashion. Her style, indeed, evolved considerably over the years. From cowboy boots and super curly hair to a sophisticated and her classic red lip, she has come far.
Taylor Swift certainly loves to look to the past for ideas and often takes her fashion inspiration from the 50s through to the 90s. She has admitted she prefers a timeless look. A great way to avoid looking like a fashion victim in the future! Hence, she isn’t experimental with her style and never tried to fit in. Additionally, her fashion inspirations are Lena Dunham and Zooey Deschanel.
Her chic, classic yet graceful and classic style makes her an excellent fashion icon for the youth.