December 07, 2023

Celebrity

Time Magazine crowns Taylor Swift as Person of the Year 2023

Taylor swift beat Barbie and King Charles III for the Time Magazine Person of the Year 2023 title

By Javeria Shahid December 07, 2023
Time Magazine crowns Taylor Swift as Person of the Year 2023
Time Magazine crowns Taylor Swift as Person of the Year 2023

Taylor Swift added another feather to her cap after it emerged that Time Magazine crowned her with the Person of the Year 2023 title.

The publication named the pop icon as its person of the year on Wednesday, December 6 on their social media.

The publication referred to Swift as the, "hero of her own story" while Swift narrated the ups and downs of her glittering career.  

As per Time's editor-in-chief Sam Jacobs, the singer commanded star power across the music industry and beyond. 

In his statement he said, "Taylor Swift found a way to transcend borders and be a source of light... Swift is the rare person who is both the writer and hero of her own story."

The 12-time Grammy award winner not only aced the industry records this year but sold out tours and films, which brought in an estimated $2 billion of revenue. 

The publication also suggested that the musical versatility, who outshined Barbie and King Charles III, was selected because she always found a way to give hope to people in their darkest times.

"Much of what Swift accomplished in 2023 exists beyond measurement. She mapped her journey and shared the results with the world: She committed to validating the dreams, feelings, and experiences of people, especially women, who felt overlooked and regularly underestimated," the editor in chief added.

The magazine also interviewed the Cruel Summer chart topper and the artist revealed that "this is the proudest and happiest I’ve ever felt."

"While her popularity has grown across the decades, this is the year that Swift achieved a kind of nuclear fusion: shooting art and commerce together to release an energy of historic force," the magazine elucidated.