She also received the Best New Artist Nomination at the 2008 Grammy Awards but lost it to Amy Winehouse.In 2008, Taylor Swift released Fearless, which became the best-selling album in the US in 2009, winning four Grammy Awards.
Anyone checking out Swift's Wikipedia page this week may have noticed some unusual additions.
The hackers added an "also known as" section, listing Swift's aliases as Nils Sjoberg, Regina George, and Victim.
It's not quite as brutal as painting an in memoriam mural to the embattled singer, but it's still pretty harsh.
The edits have since been removed, but you can see them in the screenshot below. Refinery29 has reached out to Wikipedia for comment.
Taylor Allison Swift is a popular American singer and songwriter.
She is one of the best-selling artists of all time, with more than 42 million copies of her albums sold worldwide and more than 100 million downloads of her singles.
Swift was born on December 13, 1989 in Reading, Pennyslvania.
While her father works for Merrill Lynch as a financial advisor, her mother is a home-maker, who earlier worked for a mutual fund company. Taylor Swift spent her early life in Wyomissing, Pennsylvania before moving to Nashville, Tennessee at the age of 14 to embark on a career in country music.
She was hired by Big Machine Records, an independent label.
She released a self-titled debut album in 2006 which paved the way to her presence of being a popular country music star.
Her third single ‘Our Song’ distinguished her as the youngest person to write and perform a number one track on the Hot Country Songs chart.