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How Taylor Swift proved she's one of the world's most talented musicians

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Taylor Swift has staying power because she evolved over the years. (Photo: Gallo Images/ Getty Images)
Taylor Swift has staying power because she evolved over the years. (Photo: Gallo Images/ Getty Images)

Back in 2005 a fresh-faced teenager burst onto the scene with an album that took the world by storm and put the cool into country music.

But Taylor Swift was just 16 – would she be able to go the distance, industry experts wondered, or would she crash and burn like so many kid wonders before her?

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