In a decade marked by success, Taylor Swift shows some keen business chops

Mitchell Hartman Oct 24, 2016
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Taylor Swift poses in the press room at the The 58th GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center in Los Angeles, California.  MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images

In a decade marked by success, Taylor Swift shows some keen business chops

Mitchell Hartman Oct 24, 2016
Taylor Swift poses in the press room at the The 58th GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center in Los Angeles, California.  MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images
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Taylor Swift, the country-turned-pop-singer-megastar-phenom dropped her self-titled debut album on this day a decade ago. Ten years, multiple Grammys, four more albums and a bunch of number-one hits later, she took the top spot on Forbes Highest-Paid Celebrities list this year with a cool $170 million. Along the way, Taylor Swift has developed — and isn’t afraid to use — some serious business chops.

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