How Taylor Swift Has Ruled the Charts: From 'Tim McGraw' to 'Blank Space'

Taylor Swift
Miller Mobley

Taylor Swift photographed Nov. 18, 2014 at Siren Studios in Los Angeles.

Since 2006, when she first hit the Hot 100 with her first single "Tim McGraw," Billboard's Woman of the Year Taylor Swift has been ruling the charts. 

Women in Music 2014: See All the Coverage

Billboard Woman of the Year Taylor Swift on Writing Her Own Rules, Not Becoming a Cliche and the Hurdle of Going Pop

Taylor Swift: The Billboard Cover Shoot

Taylor Swift's '1989' Returns to No. 1 on Revamped Billboard 200

Album Review: Taylor Swift’s Pop Curveball Pays Off With ‘1989’

Taylor Swift's America: See '1989' Album Sales By Region

Taylor Swift To Make History With Another Lap of Australian Stadiums

This article first appeared in the Dec. 12 issue of Billboard.


The Biz premium subscriber content has moved to

To simplify subscriber access, we have temporarily disabled the password requirement.