Taylor Swift’s ‘Midnights’ album is out. So, what’s the verdict?
By Toyin Owoseje, CNN
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4:55 PM EDT, Sat October 22, 2022
Taylor Swift performs at the Staples Center in Los Angeles in 2015.
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Swift was born in 1989 in West Reading, Pennsylvania, and grew up on a Christmas tree farm her father bought. She is seen here with her parents, Scott and Andrea Swift.
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On her birthday in 2019, Swift shared this photo of herself as a child.
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A 13-year-old Swift sings the National Anthem before an NBA game in Philadelphia in 2002.
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Swift greets singer Tim McGraw after performing her debut single, titled "Tim McGraw," during the 2007 Academy of Country Music Awards in Las Vegas.
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Swift sings the National Anthem before Game 3 of the 2008 World Series in Philadelphia.
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Swift performs during a sold-out show at New York's Madison Square Garden in 2009. She released her second album, "Fearless," in 2008.
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Swift takes pictures with fans on NBC's "Today" show at New York's Rockefeller Center in 2009.
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Swift prepares backstage at Madison Square Garden in 2009.
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Swift poses for a photo with Miley Cyrus and Lucas Till during filming for "Hannah Montana: The Movie" in 2009. In addition to her musical career, Swift has appeared in a handful of movies through the years.
Kanye West interrupts Swift as she accepts the award for best female video during the 2009 MTV Video Music Awards in New York. "Taylor, I'm really happy for you," West said after grabbing the microphone from a clearly stunned Swift. "I'll let you finish, but Beyonce had one of the best videos of all time! One of the best videos of all time!"
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Swift drops one of her four Grammys at the 52nd annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles in 2010. That year she won album of the year, best country album, best female country vocal performance and best country song.
Swift sits backstage in Auburn Hills, Michigan, during her Fearless tour in 2010.
Swift performs in Newark, New Jersey, during her Speak Now tour in 2011.
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Swift sings for a sold-out crowd in her home state of Pennsylvania in 2011.