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The Grammy Awards, or GRAMMYs, are a yearly awards ceremony for achievements in the music industry. So far, Taylor Swift has received 31 nominations and won ten awards. For the upcoming 2021 Grammy Awards, she is nominated six times.

Trivia

  • Taylor was the youngest winner of the Album of the Year award at age 20, until Billie Eilish won the award at age 18 in 2020.

Attendance, Awards and Performancers by Year

2008

Taylor at the 2008 Grammy Awards

Taylor was nominated for a Grammy Award this year for the first time. It was also the first time she attended the awards. She was nominated in the Best New Artist category.

Year Recipient / Nominee Category Result
2008 Taylor Swift Best New Artist Nominated

2009

Taylor at the 2009 Grammy Awards

In 2009, Taylor wasn't nominated for any awards. However, she did attend and also performed at both the Grammy Nominations Concert and the Grammys itself.

At the Nominations Concert, she performed a cover of I'm Sorry by Brenda Lee and her own single White Horse, that got nominated the next year.

At the ceremony itself, she performed her song Fifteen with Miley Cyrus.

2010

Taylor at the 2010 Grammy Awards

In 2010, Taylor was nominated for eight Grammys and won half of them. The first award she received was Best Female Country Vocal Performance for White Horse, which was also her first Grammy Award ever. White Horse also won Best Country Song. Her 2008 album Fearless won both Best Country Album and Album of the Year.

Taylor also performed Today Was a Fairytale solo and Rhiannon (by Fleetwood Mac) and You Belong with Me with Stevie Nicks. There was a technical issue and Taylor couldn't hear herself correctly, resulting in Taylor singing off-key. She received alot of critism for the performance, which she then wrote Mean about. This song would continue to win two Grammys two years later.

Year Recipient / Nominee Category Result
2010 Fearless Album of the Year Won
Best Country Album Won
White Horse Best Female Country Vocal Performance Won
Best Country Song Won
You Belong with Me Record of the Year Nominated
Song of the Year Nominated
Best Female Pop Vocal Performance Nominated
Breathe (ft. Colbie Caillat) Best Pop Collaboration With Vocals Nominated

2012

Taylor at the 2012 Grammy Awards

At the 2012 Grammys, Speak Now was nominated for Best Country Album and Mean received two Grammys for Best Country Solo Performance and Best Country Song.

Taylor also performed Mean at the ceremony.

Year Recipient / Nominee Category Result
2012 Speak Now Best Country Album Nominated
Mean Best Country Solo Performance Won
Best Country Song Won

2013

Taylor at the 2013 Grammy Awards

At the 2013 Grammys, Taylor performed We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together. The song was also nominated for Record of the Year. Out of her three nominations that night, she won Best Song Written for Visual Media for Safe & Sound.

Year Recipient / Nominee Category Result
2013 We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together Record of the Year Nominated
Safe & Sound (ft. The Civil Wars) Best Country Duo/Group Performance Nominated
Best Song Written for Visual Media Won

2014

Taylor at the 2014 Grammy Awards

Taylor was nominated for four awards at the 2014 Grammys. She didn't receive any awards that night.

Taylor did perform her song All Too Well besides not being a single, because it was requested by fans as it's very popular among them.

Year Recipient / Nominee Category Result
2014 Red Album of the Year Nominated
Best Country Album Nominated
Begin Again Best Country Song Nominated
Highway Don't Care (with Tim McGraw and Keith Urban) Best Country Duo/Group Performance Nominated

2015

Taylor at the 2015 Grammy Awards

At the 2015 Grammy Awards, Taylor was nominated for three awards with Shake It Off.

Year Recipient / Nominee Category Result
2015 Shake It Off Record of the Year Nominated
Song of the Year Nominated
Best Pop Solo Performance Nominated

2016

Taylor at the 2016 Grammy Awards

This year, Taylor was nominated in five categories and won two of them. She won Best Music Video for Bad Blood and Album of the Year for 1989. This was the second time she won the Album of the Year award.

Taylor performed Out of the Woods.

Year Recipient / Nominee Category Result
2016 1989 Album of the Year Won
Best Pop Vocal Album Nominated
Blank Space Record of the Year Nominated
Song of the Year Nominated
Best Pop Solo Performance Nominated
Bad Blood (ft. Kendrick Lamar) Best Pop Duo/Group Performance Nominated
Best Music Video Won

2017

Taylor didn't receive any nominations and didn't attend the award show for the first time in six years.

2018

For the 2018 Grammy awards, Taylor received two nominations. She didn't attend the awards.

Year Recipient / Nominee Category Result
2018 Better Man (by Little Big Town) Best Country Song Nominated
I Don't Wanna Live Forever (with Zayn) Best Song Written for Visual Media Nominated

2019

Taylor received one nomination for the 2019 Grammy Awards. She did not attend the ceremony. In her documentary Miss Americana, footage shows Taylor being saddened by not being nominated in the bigger categories and saying she needs to make a better record.

Year Recipient / Nominee Category Result
2019 reputation Best Pop Vocal Album Nominated

2020

Taylor received three nominations for the 2020 Grammy Awards. She did not attend the ceremony.

Year Recipient / Nominee Category Result
2020 Lover Best Pop Vocal Album Nominated
Lover Song of the Year Nominated
You Need to Calm Down Best Pop Solo Performance Nominated

2021

Taylor at the 2021 Grammy Awards

Taylor received six nominations for the 2021 Grammy Awards. Taylor performed cardigan, august and willow with Aaron Dessner and Jack Antonoff, who she wrote and produced folklore and evermore with. Prior to the show, the three of them quarantined together so they could perform safely (due to the COVID-19 pandemic).

Taylor won one award, which was the Album of the Year award. This makes Taylor the first and only female artist to win the award three times, the other two being for Fearless and 1989.

Year Recipient / Nominee Category Result
2021 folklore Best Pop Vocal Album Nominated
Album of the Year Won
cardigan Song of the Year Nominated
Best Solo Performance Nominated
exile ft. Bon Iver Best Pop Duo/Group Performance Nominated
Beautiful Ghosts Best Song Written for Visual Media Nominated

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