Taylor Swift Achieves Historic Milestone as TIME Names Her ‘Person of the Year 2023’—A First for a Music Artist.


‘Person of the Year 2023’: Taylor Swift makes history for the first time as a music artist being awarded this title from TIME.

The title “Person of the Year”, an annual award voted by TIME magazine, this year was awarded to female singer Taylor Swift. This is the first time in history that a music artist has been awarded this title.


Taylor Swift ends a brilliant 2023 with the title of “Person of the Year” from TIME.

Make a history

Taylor Swift being named TIME’s 2023 Person of the Year makes her the first woman to appear on the “Person of the Year” cover twice since the practice began in 1927.

Previously, in 2017, the female singer born in 1989 appeared on the cover of “Person of the Year” along with many other characters, when she was recognized as one of the Silence Breakers who inspired Inspiring women to speak out about sexual misconduct.

Historically since 1927, when TIME began its “Person of the Year” elections, Taylor Swift was the first person chosen for her achievements in the arts and the 4th individual born in 50 years. via.

Before 1999, only three women had ever received the title “Woman of the Year”: Wallis Simpson in 1936, Queen Elizabeth II in 1952, and Corazon Aquino in 1986.

After nearly 30 years, in 2015, German Chancellor Angela Merkel was the next woman to be honored as Person of the Year, followed by environmental activist Greta Thunberg in 2019.

As a musician, Taylor has been compared to Bob Dylan, Paul McCartney and Joni Mitchell. As a businesswoman, it is estimated that the female singer has built an empire worth more than 1 billion USD. And as a celebrity who’s constantly under scrutiny for everything from her dates to what she wears, Taylor has long commanded attention and knows how to use it.


Taylor Swift is “Person of the Year 2023”.

“Unprecedented” achievements

According to TIME, female singer Taylor Swift has become a “source of light” for a rather dark 2023. The magazine said that “Swift is a rare person who is both the author and hero of his own story”.

She started to gain popularity in the 2010s and continuously increased her influence over the next decade, but 2023 has entered the history of the female singer’s activities thanks to her explosive collaboration activities: Collaboration artistic activities and commercial activities.

In 2023, female artists are seen everywhere, filling stadiums and breaking concert revenue records. Her concerts even caused small earthquakes around the performance area because of the enthusiasm of her fans.

For the first time, revenue from a female artist’s performances was not only confirmed to set a record, but was also considered to be enough to boost a country’s GDP, creating momentum for tourism and hospitality. . Taylor Swift went from being an artist to studying economics, literature and even law.

People even say that Swift has the “Midas touch”, not only creating successful concerts that cause global storms, but also “making a fortune” with the film released from the tour. .


Taylor Swift on the cover of TIME.

TIME believes that Taylor Swift’s success is due to her respect for the audience and her commitment to bringing true emotions to the public.

“For turning her story into a global legend, for bringing joy to a society in dire need of it, Taylor Swift has become TIME’s 2023 Person of the Year,” the magazine excerpt reads. about global stardom.

“ I have been talked about a lot in the past 20 years. I was given a crown, then it was taken away. It feels like the breakthrough moment in my career happened at the age of 33. And for the first time in my life, I was mentally tough enough to cope with what came with that,” said the singer. Taylor Swift shared with TIME.

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