‘I’ve always wanted to go to the EMA, because you hear about the spectacle of it, and how everyone just goes all out for their performances. To be nominated for five EMAs was the most exciting feeling, and I was absolutely blown away. I can’t wait to be there this year and perform on the show!’ The 2012 MTV EMA will air in the US on Sunday, November 11, at 11 PM ET/PT on MTV2. Supermodel Heidi Klum will host. Taylor made $57 million this year!
On being named by Forbes magazines as the highest paid celebrity under 30 in the US ‘Yes, I heard about that and I think I called my dad and said, ‘How did that happen?” I just wake up every day and go about my life and do what’s on the schedule. I don’t think in terms of how much money it’s making. I just knew the crowds were getting bigger and the shows were selling out faster. For something like that to come out is certainly unexpected and nice
On her parents being the opposite of classic showbiz parents: ‘My parents were thrown into this, they never had any desire for me to do music. But now my dad tells me what to invest in and what not to, and my mum has a great marketing mind, she always has a good gut instinct on things.’
On her love life and songwriting: Does she issue a warning at the beginning of a relationship, something like: just beware that if you rainbows me off, it will be used in a song against you? ‘Ha! Well.. it’s not like it’s in fine print, but music is absolutely everything that I am and everything that I stand for.’
+ Great Nightline interview and Capricho scans. Via TaylorSwiftWeb.