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The Best Taylor Swift Albums of All-Time 

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Updated September 3, 2019 7.5k votes 1.9k voters 24.6k views 7 items

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Petite pop princess Taylor Swift is one of the greatest country pop stars of all time. But what are the most popular Taylor Swift albums? Which albums do Swifties like best? This Taylor Swift discography is ranked from best to worst, so the top Taylor Swift albums can be found at the top of the list. To make it easy for you, we haven't included Taylor Swift singles, EPs, or compilations - everything you see here should only be studio albums.

Love her or hate her, Taylor Swift has firmly established herself as both a country and pop superstar. Whether you prefer Taylor Swift's country albums like Fearless and Speak Now, or her newer pop forays like 1989 and Reputation, voting on this list will help tell the world which is truly the best Taylor Swift album of all time.

Other die-hard Taylor fans have already weighed in on this list of popular Taylor Swift CDs, so the order of this list isn't just one person's opinion. But, you shouldn't give in to peer pressure either - if you secretly hate Red, or her eponymous debut remains your favorite Taylor Swift album, then vote!

Red is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Taylor Swift Albums of All-Time
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1. State of Grace
2. Red
3. Treacherous
4. I Knew You Were Trouble
5. All Too Well
6. 22
7. I Almost Do
8. We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together
9. Stay Stay Stay
10. The Last Time (feat. Gary Lightbody)
11. Holy Ground
12. Sad Beautiful Tragic
13. The Lucky One
14. Everything Has Changed (feat. Ed Sheeran)
15. Starlight
16. Begin Again

Pitchfork score: 9.0

 

Release Date: 2012

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Speak Now is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Taylor Swift Albums of All-Time
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1. Mine
2. Sparks Fly
3. Back to December
4. Speak Now
5. Dear John
6. Mean
7. The Story of Us
8. Never Grow Up
9. Enchanted
10. Better than Revenge
11. Innocent
12. Haunted
13. Last Kiss
14. Long Live

Pitchfork score: 8.2

Release Date: 2010

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Fearless is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Taylor Swift Albums of All-Time
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1. Fearless
2. Fifteen
3. Love Story
4. Hey Stephen
5. White Horse
6. You Belong with Me
7. Breathe
8. Tell Me Why
9. You're Not Sorry
10. The Way I Loved You
11. Forever & Always
12. The Best Day
13. Change

Pitchfork score: 8.1

Release Date: 2008

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Taylor Swift is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Taylor Swift Albums of All-Time
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1. Tim McGraw
2. Picture to Burn
3. Teardrops on My Guitar
4. A Place in This World
5. Cold as You
6. The Outside
7. Tied Together with a Smile
8. Stay Beautiful
9. Should've Said No
10. Mary's Song (Oh My My My)
11. Our Song

Pitchfork score: 6.7

 

Release Date: 2006

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