[lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Taylor Swift[/lastfm] is openly very close to her parents, Andrea and Scott Swift, who are with their daughter every step of the way in her career and even help manage her. Taylor shares her remedy for keeping relations with her folks on the right track.
[lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Taylor Swift[/lastfm] is also Billboard & Neilsen SoundScan’s top-selling artist of the year, with over 4.4 million albums sold in 2010, according to sales figures. The honor marks the second time in three years that Taylor has gone to the top; Swift also was SoundScan’s biggest-selling artist in 2008, and her Fearless album was 2009’s best-selling CD. For the second consecutive year, Taylor is Billboard’s most-played artist, which tops their annual all-genre Artist Airplay chart with over one million airplay detections for last year. To break it down even further, she has sold more than four million albums each year for three consecutive years, and is the only artist to sell over four million CDs for each of the last three years. Swift also remains the top-selling digital artist in music history, holding the #1 position atop Billboard’s chart of Top Selling Digital Artists. She has sold over 34 million tracks to date. Speak Now was 2010’s best-selling Internet album.