2009 was Taylor Swift’s year, but someone forgot to tell the Fearless One that was it. She keeps going strong.
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- January 19: Digital release of Today Was A Fairytale on iTunes.
- January 22: Hope for Haiti Telethon on all major networks at 8pm EST. Taylor will be performing live.
- January 27: Taylor will perform at Unforgettable Evening event in LA, benefiting the EIF’s Women’s Cancer Research Fund.
- January 28: CBS re-runs the CSI episode with Taylor Swift. 9PM ET.
- January 29: She makes an appearance in the Early Show in CBS at 7AM ET.
- January 31: 52nd Grammy Awards in Los Angeles, California. It will be broadcasted on CBS, 8pm -11:30pm ET/PT. Taylor is nominated for 8 awards and scheduled to perform. She won 4: Best Country Song, Best Female Country Vocal, Best Country Album and Album of the Year 🙂
- February 4: The Fearless Tour 2010 begins with the Australian tour in Brisbane, Queensland.
- February 6: Australian tour concert in Sydney, New South Wales.
- February 7: Australian tour concert in Sydney, New South Wales.
- February 8: Australian tour concert in Newcastle, New South Wales.
- February 9: Release of the Valentine’s Day movie soundtrack in stores and online.
- February 10: Australian tour concert in Melbourne, Victoria.
- February 11: Australian tour concert in Melbourne, Victoria.
- February 12: Last concert of the Australian tour in Adelaide, Australia.
- February 12: Valentine’s Day movie opens.
- February 16: The 2010 Brit Awards in London, England.
- February 17: First ever Japan tour concert in Tokyo, Japan.
- February 26: Caitlin Evanson‘s Birthday
- March 4: The US tour begins in Tampa, Florida.
- March 5: US tour concert in Orlando, Florida.
- March 7: US tour concert in Sunrise, Florida.
- March 10: US tour concert in Austin, Texas.
- March 11: US tour concert in Dallas, Texas.
- March 12: US tour concert in Corpus Christi, Texas.
- March 18: Amos Heller‘s Birthday.
- March 18: US tour concert in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
- March 19: US tour concert in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
- March 20: US tour concert in Charlottesville, Virginia.
- March 26: US tour concert in Detroit, Michigan.
- March 27: US tour concert in Detroit, Michigan.
- March 27: Kids Choice Awards on Nickelodeon. Taylor won for Favorite Song and Favorite Female Singer.
- March 28: US tour concert in Cincinnatti, Ohio.
- March 31: US tour concert in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
- April 1: ACM voting period starts for Entertainer of the Year. Vote for Taylor at VoteACM.com
- April 1: US tour concert in Wichita, Kansas.
- April 1: Mike Meadows‘ Birthday
- April 2: US tour concert in in Kansas City, Missouri.
- April 6: US tour concert in Denver, Colorado.
- April 7: US tour concert in Denver, Colorado.
- April 10: Tickets go on sale for the CMT Awards on June 9.
- April 10: US tour concert in Fresno, California.
- April 11: US tour concert in San Jose, California.
- April 15: US tour concert in Los Angeles, California.
- April 16: US tour concert in Los Angeles, California.
- April 18: ACM Music Awards. Live from Vegas at 8 p.m. ET/PT on CBS.
- April 18: JUNO Awards 2010 in Toronto, Canada.
- April 19: Filming of Brooks & Dunn: The Last Rodeo in Las Vegas, Nevada.
- April 29: US tour concert in Lexington, Kentucky.
- April 30: US tour concert in Columbia, South Carolina.
- April 30: Grant Mickelson‘s birthday.
- May 1: US tour concert in Raleigh, North Carolina.
- May 3: Costume Institute Benefit Event: “American Woman: Fashioning a National Identity”
- May 4: Time 100 Gala. Taylor will perform.
- May 6: US tour concert in Des Moines, Iowa.
- May 7: US tour concert in St Paul, Minnesota. Tickets go on sale for the new June 1st concert in Washington, D.C.
- May 8: US tour concert in Moline, Illinois.
- May 12: US tour concert in Newark, New Jersey.
- May 13: US tour concert in Newark, New Jersey. Paul Sidoti‘s Birthday. Taylor Swift evening auction via MyWorkButterfly.com starts to benefit VH1’s Save The Music.
- May 14: US tour concert in Uniondale, New York. Tickets go on sale for the Nashville Raising benefit concert for June 22.
- May 15: US tour concert in Uniondale, New York.
- May 18: 58th BMI Awards. Taylor Swift wins Song of the Year for Love Story and Most Performed Song along with Liz Rose for You Belong With Me.
- May 20: The Canadian tour starts in Ottawa, Ontario.
- May 21: Canadian tour concert in Toronto, Ontario. I captured it and I will remember it always.
- May 22: Canadian tour ends in Toronto, Ontario.
- May 23: CBS airs Brooks & Dunn: The Last Rodeo. Taylor’s auction at MyWorkButterfly.com ends.
- May 25: US tour concert in Houston, Texas. DVD being filmed?
- May 26: US tour concert in Houston, Texas.
- May 27: Elizabeth Huett‘s Birthday.
- May 29: Bayou Country Superfest in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
- June 1: US tour concert in Washington, Washington D.C.
- June 2: US tour concert in Washington, Washington D.C.
- June 5: Last official concert of the Fearless 2010 tour in Foxboro, Massachusetts.
- June 6: MTV Movie Awards. Taylor Squared considered for a Best Kiss nomination.
- June 9: CMT Music Awards at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena. Live 8/7c
- June 13: Taylor Swift will be at the CMA Music Fest 2010 in Nashville, Tennessee. She will be doing a Meet & Greet for 13 hours long that Sunday from 8AM to 9PM. Several fan activities will happen during the day, including an acoustic performance at 2pm. More details at TaylorSwift.com.
- June 17: Songwriters Hall of Fame. Taylor Swift receives the Hal David Starlight Award.
- June 19: Atlantis, Bahamas. She performs at the Imperial Ballroom.
- June 22: Nashville Raising: A Benefit Concert for Flood Recovery headed by Tim McGraw and Faith Hill. Taylor Swift is in the line-up.
- July 10: Taylor Swift performs at the Cavendish Beach Music Festival in Cavendish, Prince Edward Island, Canada. Another Fearless Evening.
- July 20: Taylor Swift chats live with fans about her new album via Ustream.tv at 4pm Central Daylight Time.
- August 4: After a leak, Big Machine Records jump starts the release of the first new single, Mine. Now available on iTunes!
- August 7: Taylor Swift performs at the Summer Sonic Festival in Osaka, Japan.
- August 8: Taylor Swift performs at the Summer Sonic Festival in Tokio, Japan.
- August 9: Teen Choice Awards in Los Angeles. Taylor Swift wins Choice Music Female Country Artist, Choice Country Album for Fearless, Choice Country song for Fifteen and Choice Movie Breakout Female for Valentine’s Day.
- August 16: The new single, Mine, from the third album, Speak Now is released on radio stations. Available now on iTunes!
- August 19: Pre-order Speak Now at www.SpeakNow13.com.
- August 25: Voting closes for the VMAs!
- August 27: Mine will get its video premiere on CMT at 8pm ET/5PM PT. It will be a LIVE half-hour special event.
- August 31: The first batch of CMA nominations are announced at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, TN by Justin Moore and Chris Young.
- September 1: The remaining categories of the CMA nominations are announced by Miranda Lambert and Dierks Bentley on Good Morning America.
- September 1: CMA Music Festival: Country’s Night To Rock airs on ABC at 8/7c.
- September 9: Taylor Swift will perform at kickoff time in New Orleans for the Saints vs. Vikings game to be broadcast on NBC at 7:30pm ET.
- September 12: MTV Video Music Awards airs on MTV at 9/8c. Taylor Swift was nominated for Female Video of the Year for Fifteen. Lady Gaga won it. Taylor performs Innocent for the first time ever, a song dedicated to the previous VMA incident and forgiveness.
- September 18: Tickets go on sale for the 44th CMA Awards, which takes place November 10.
- September 21: Voting period ends for J-14 Teen Icon Awards.
- September 22: Voting period ends for the Country Weekly most beautiful woman in country music.
- September 23: Taylor Swift performs at the All For The Hall fundraiser at Club Nokia, Los Angeles that benefits the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum.
- September 27: Taylor Swift visits Milan, Italy.
- September 28: She is scheduled to perform on X-Factor Italy.
- September 29: She attends Roberto Cavalli’s 40th Anniversary gala dinner and party at Ecole Superiure des Beaux Arts in Paris, France.
- September 30: Taylor Swift is scheduled for an interview at NRJ in Paris, France. You can enter the contest to be part of the audience.
- October 1: CMT’s Speak Now with Taylor Swift in New York City contest registration closes.
- October 4:Speak Now will get a 30-second preview on Comcast On Demand and XfinityTv.com starting one minute past midnight. E! News will show a clip and interview in the evening.
- October 5:Speak Now goes on sale on iTunes.
- October 9: Taylor Swift performs at the Grand Ole Opry! Dolly Parton performs on the very same night! Get your tickets now.
- October 11:Back To December will get a 30-second preview on Comcast On Demand and XfinityTv.com starting one minute past midnight. E! News will show a clip and interview in the evening.
- October 12:Back To December goes on sale on iTunes. The Glamour magazine with Taylor Swift’s interview, photoshoot and cover comes out in newsstands.
- October 18:Mean will get a 30-second preview on Comcast On Demand and XfinityTv.com starting one minute past midnight. E! News will show a clip and interview in the evening.
- October 18: Taylor Swift performs in a private concert at a secret location in Paris! Promoted by Goom Radio.
- October 18: Royal Caribbean International launches its contest The Allure of Taylor Swift. You win a 7-night cruise for two on the Bahamas including two tickets for Taylor’s on board concert. The promotion period starts now and runs until October 29. The cruise dates are tentatively scheduled for January 16-23, 2011. Sorry, only US residents eligible.
- October 19:Mean goes on sale on iTunes.
- October 22: The ticket sales for the UK concerts on March 22, 29 and 30 of 2011 open on SeeTickets. Play.com will give you a ticket pre-sales code if you pre-order the Speak Now CD or Speak Now Deluxe Edition CD! More at Play.com.
- October 22: Taylor Swift appears on Paul O’Grady Live in London, England.
- October 22, 23 and 24: Taylor Swift’s Journey To Fearless premieres on The Hub network.
- October 22: Story Of Us will get a 30-second preview on Comcast On Demand and XfinityTv.com starting one minute past midnight. E! News will show the clip in the evening.
- October 23: Last chance to send your video entries for the Team Hug contest! Closes at 5pm Eastern time.
- October 25: Speak Now WORLDWIDE DATE RELEASE on iTunes and on major music retailers around the world.
- October 25: Tickets go on sale for a lot of tour concert dates! See February and March for ticket links.
- October 25: 103.7 KISS-FM in Milwaukee will be taken over by Taylor Swift at noon.
- October 25: A group of winners of contests held around the world will join Taylor for a private performance at the United Nations in New York City. Taylor Swift Live Stream from New York City will be available on many of MTV Networks’ web properties, including CMT.com, MTV.com, VH1.com and websites across Europe, Asia, Australia and Latin America at 7PM Eastern, 6PM Central. Now also available on Ustream.
- October 25: Taylor Swift takes over Dial-Global Hot Country Forum from 8pm to 9pm EST.
- October 26: Taylor will perform live for fans from Rockefeller Plaza on the Today Show as part of their fall concert series. Fans can apply for passes to the show at: http://today.msnbc.msn.com/id/30012397 . That night, she will do an interview and performance on the Late Show with David Letterman. The Today Show airs on NBC from 7:00 – 11:00 a.m. (all time zones), and Late Show with David Letterman airs on CBS at 11:30 p.m. (ET/PT).
- October 27: Taylor’s day starts with Live! With Regis & Kelly where she will do an interview and performance. The show airs on ABC affiliates nationwide, check for listings by area. That afternoon, she will visit Scholastic’s New York headquarters, where she will take time out from her busy release week schedule for a special literacy event, Read Now! with Taylor Swift, as part of the company’s 90th Anniversary Literacy campaign (register here). Later in the day, she will visit Madame Tussaud’s New York – the famed Times Square wax attraction — for the unveiling of her original wax figure.
- October 27: Taylor will now be appearing at the JetBlue terminal, Gate 14 (there is no Gate 13, superstitious much?) at Kennedy International Airport in New York City on Wednesday, October 27. Taylor Swift has a chartered flight from New York to Los Angeles with very lucky fans included and even an improvised concert during the flight.
- October 28:Ellen DeGeneres Show will celebrate the release of Speak Now by once again devoting an entire hour-long show to throwing Taylor’s official album release party. Participate in Ellen’s Ultimate Taylor Swift Fan contest!
- October 29: Taylor Swift performs at Hollywood and Highland in Los Angeles, California.
- October 29: The Royal Caribbean International contest The Allure of Taylor Swift entry period closes. The cruise dates are tentatively scheduled for January 16-23, 2011. Sorry, only US residents eligible.
- November 1: The Speak Now Album Release Party will air on the Ellen DeGeneres Show on Monday, November 1st (syndicated, check local listings).
- November 2: Taylor will perform on Dancing With the Stars, airing on ABC at 9:00 p.m. (ET/PT).
- November 4: Taylor gets interviewed on CTV’s Canada AM. Enter 99.9FM’s contest to be in the audience!
- November 4: Taylor Swift will be at the MuchMusic building in Toronto, Canada at 5pm Eastern time.
- November 9: The BMI Awards.
- November 10: The 44th Annual CMA Awards ceremony takes place live from the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, TN. The event airs on ABC at 8/7c. Taylor Swift is nominated for Female Vocalist of the Year. She also is scheduled to perform. Update: She lost to Miranda Lambert.
- November 11: The CMA Country Christmas is taped. Taylor is not scheduled to appear but it’s still a major Country Music show.
- November 14: Taylor is scheduled to perform at the BBC Radio 1’s Teen Awards.
- November 16: Speak Now is released on vinyl.
- November 17: TV appearance on Fuji TV/SmapXSmap Japan TV.
- November 18: TV appearance on Nippon TV/Zoom In Japan TV.
- November 21: The American Music Awards are broadcast live on ABC at 8pm Eastern time. The winners will be decided via online voting through ABC.com and AMAvote.com. Taylor Swift is nominated for Favorite Female Country Artist. Update! Voting is now closed.
- November 22: Taylor Swift will appear on the Tonight Show with Jay Leno. Check your local TV listings.
- November 24: Taylor Swift’s performance of Back To December will air on The Ellen Degeneres Show. Check your local TV listings.
- November 24: Taylor Swift will appear on the Chelsea Lately show. Check your local TV listings.
- November 25: “Taylor Swift – Speak Now” will document the days of the Speak Now album release including a trip from New York City to Los Angeles, her multiple performances, behind the scenes footage and her concert 30,000 feet in the air on a plane ride across the country. The special airs on NBC at 8PM Eastern Time.
- December 1: E! Entertainment Special on Taylor Swift at 10pm Eastern time.
- December 3: Atlanta, Los Angeles, San Jose, Sacramento and Toronto are on sale to the general public on Ticketmaster at 10:00am.
- December 3: The first ever CMT Artists of the Year airing Dec. 3 at 8/7c on CMT. Taylor Swift is among the honored ones.
- December 4: Foxborough is on sale to the general public on Ticketmaster at 10:00am. Montreal is on sale at Evenko.
- December 4: The voting for the American Country Awards closes. You can vote at theacas.com. Taylor is up for Artist of the Year: Female and Touring Artist of the Year. Vote vote vote!
- December 6: The first ever American Country Awards show will air on the Fox Network. Taylor is up for Artist of the Year, Female Artist of the Year and Touring Artist of the Year. You can vote at theacas.com. Taylor is up for Artist of the Year: Female and Touring Artist of the Year. Vote vote vote!
- December 10: The concert dates of August 27 and 28 in Los Angeles, CA at the Staples Center are on sale to the general public on Ticketmaster at 10:00am.
- December 12: The Hub will rerun their Taylor Swift special Journey To Fearless.
- December 13: Taylor Swift turns 21 years old 🙂
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(Sources: TaylorSwift.com, and way too many to enumerate!)