Heart of gold
Taylor Swift has been named as the most charitable star of 2013 for donating $100,000 to the Nashville Symphony on her 24th birthday.
CS gives you some trivia about the star.
>> She grew up on a Christmas tree farm in Pennsylvania and her job was to rake Praying Mantis pods off the trees.
>>She had a cameo in ‘Hannah Montana: The Movie’.
>>She credits LeAnn Rimes as her main influence into a country music career. Swift stated on The Oprah Winfrey Show that she wanted to be a country singer after attending Rimes' concert.
>>Her music influences include Dolly Parton, Shania Twain, LeAnn Rimes, Patsy Cline, and her grandmother, who was a professional opera singer.
>>Taylor’s best friend Abigail Anderson, whom she’s known since ninth grade, is mentioned in her song Fifteen from her Fearless album.
>>At the age of 20, she became the youngest artiste in music history to win the coveted Grammy Award for Album Of The Year.