Taylor Alison Swift (born December , ) is an American singer-songwriter. Her discography spans multiple genres, and her narrative songwriting, which is often inspired by her personal life, has received widespread media coverage and critical praise. Born in West Reading, Pennsylvania, Swift relocated to Nashville, Tennessee, at the age of to pursue a career in country music. She signed a songwriting deal with Sony/ATV Music Publishing in and a recording deal with Big Machine Records in , before releasing her eponymous debut studio album in . Swift explored country pop on the albums Fearless () and Speak Now (); the success of "Love Story" and "You Belong with Me" as singles on both country and pop radio established her as a leading crossover artist. She experimented with pop, rock, and electronic genres on her fourth studio album, Red (), supported by the singles "We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together" and "I Knew You Were Trouble". With her synth-pop fifth studio album () and its chart-topping songs "Shake It Off", "Blank Space", and "Bad Blood", Swift shed her country image and transitioned to pop completely. The subsequent media scrutiny on Swift's personal life influenced her sixth album Reputation (), which delved into urban sounds, led by the single "Look What You Made Me Do".