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All 5 Taylor Swift Documentaries In Order of Release

By Alisha Dotel | May 22, 2023 02:47 AM

Taylor Swift attends the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards
Taylor Swift attends the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards( Source : pinterest )

Taylor Swift Documentaries in order start from World Tour Live to Folklore: The Long Pond Studio Sessions. Taylor was the youngest artist to win a Grammy.

The American Singer-Songwriter has multiple Grammy Awards to her name. At the age of 14, she began professional songwriting. Similarly, in 2005 she became a country musician and signed a recording contract with Big Machine Records.

She was interested in musical theatre at the age of nine and performed in productions of Grease, Annie, Bye Bye Birdie, and The Sound of Music at Berks Youth Theatre Academy.

After many attempts at the age of 11, she won a local talent competition by singing a rendition of Big Deal and was given the chance to appear as the opening act.

When she was 12, a computer repairman taught her to play three chords. This led to her learning the guitar. Around the same age, he also helped inspire her to write her first song, Lucky You.

Throughout her career, she has appeared in 60 music videos, and released five documentaries, three video albums, and a short film, as well as featured in numerous movies and television shows.

To win an MTV Video Music Award in September 2009 she was the first country music artist and her song You Belong with Me was named Best Female Video.

The 1989 World Tour Live (2015)

American singer-songwriter Taylor Swift's The 1989 World Tour was the fourth concert tour. In support of her fifth studio album 1989 (2014), this was launched.

In North America, Europe, Japan, and Oceania Swift announced the tour's first dates in November and December 2014. for Singapore and China, she announced additional dates in June 2015, and a final announcement in Melbourne of the third show.

To plan and for rehearsing of the tour it took a total of seven months and three months respectively. For the planning and designing of the stage, she was highly involved in the 1989 World Tour.  

Taylor Swift performing in  1989 World Tour
Taylor Swift performing in 1989 World Tour( Source : pxfuel )

Additional songs from Swift's older albums were re-interpreted and most songs on the set list were from 1989. On 27 October 2014, she forecast her fifth studio album 1989.

Awards and Nominations for this Documentary:

  • Won: MTV Europe Music Award, Pollstar Awards, and IHeartRadio Music Awards.
  • Nominated: Teen Choice Awards, Billboard Touring Awards, Capital Loves 2015, MTV Europe Music Award, and Pollstar Awards.

Reputation Stadium Tour (2018)

American singer-songwriter Taylor Swift introduced The Reputation Stadium Tour as the fifth concert tour. It was launched in support of her sixth studio album Reputation.

Consisting of 53 shows the all-stadium tour started on 8 May 2018 and ended on 21 November 2018. This concert marked her most successful tour to date in the United States and North America and becoming the third highest-grossing female concert tour of all time it broke many boxscore records.

Taylor playing piano at the Reputation Tour
Taylor playing piano at the Reputation Tour( Source : pinterest )

IMDb has rated 8.4 out of 10 for this one. Media publications and media gave the tour reviews and also claimed it was the best tour of 2018. 

Awards and Nomination of the documentary:

  • Won: Billboard Live Music Awards, American Music Awards, People's Choice Awards, Guinness World Records, Pollstar Awards, iHeartRadio Music Awards, and Ticketmaster Awards.
  • Nominated: Billboard Live Music Awards of 2018 and 2019, Art Directors Guild Awards.

Miss Americana (2020)

Miss Americana is a 2020 American documentary film that focuses on Taylor Swift and her journey in music from the beginning to till date.

On 31st January 2020, it select theaters and was also released on Netflix. The movie is an emotional look at a particularly metamorphic part of the singer’s life.

It focuses on sensitive subject matters like her past battle with body dysmorphia and eating disorder, her mother's cancer diagnosis, the toxic internet culture, and many more.

Taylor Swift at an event for Miss Americana
Taylor Swift at an event for Miss Americana( Source : imdb )

Throughout this journey she learns to accept her role as not pony a singer-songwriter and entertainer but as an influential woman.

This documentary received widespread critical acclaim centering on its emotion, intimacy, and vulnerable topics when it premiered on the opening night of the 2020 Sundance Film Festival on 23 January 2020.

Awards and Nominations for Miss Americana

  • Won Critics Choice Documentary Awards, National Board of Review, and Golden Tomato Awards.
  • Nominated for Hollywood Music in Media Awards, and MTV Movie and TV Awards.

City of Lover (2020)

The City of Lover was one of the concerts by the American singer Taylor Swift. It was held at the Olympia Theater in Paris, France.

On 9 September 2019, slightly over two weeks after the release of Swift's seventh studio album Lover she introduced this documentary. Fans who attended the concert did so by winning their tickets through online contests or album purchases. The entire set list had 16 songs with 8 from her album, Lover, and the rest from her other records. 

Taylor Swift playing guitar on the concert
Taylor Swift playing guitar on the concert( Source : pinterest )

From media publications, this concert and its corresponding TV special received many positive reviews. Through Republic Records, Taylor Swift released her seventh studio album Lover on 23 August 2019.

This documentary explores the full spectrum of love inspired by connections with fans. Many positive reviews and comments were received for her album. Many of the fans also complimented her for reflecting her maturity as an artist. Similarly, IMDb has rated it 8.1 out of 10.

The City of Lover is the singer’s first music hall concert in the country of France. It was held on 17 May 2020, and released as a 1 hour special on ABC.

Folklore: The Long Pond Studio Sessions (2020)

Folklore: The Long Pond Studio Sessions is part documentary and part concert film. The documentary was released on Disney+ on 25 November 2020.

Directed and produced by American singer Taylor Swift it is a 2020 American documentary concert film. Here Taylor Swift performs each song in order of her album, Folklore, and reveals the stories and secrets behind all 17 songs.

It was set at Long Pond Studio in a forested area in Hudson Valley, New York. This particular picture saw much acclaim for not only its music but the visuals, intimacy, and insight it provided on its parent album.

Album cover of Folklore: The Long Pond Studio Sessions
Album cover of Folklore: The Long Pond Studio Sessions ( Source : imdb )

  • On the review aggregator website Rotten Tomatoes it received an approval rating of 100% based on 13 reviews, with an average rating of 7.4/10.
  • Based on 7 critics, indicating generally favorable reviews Metacritic has a weighted average score of 76 out of 100.
  • Similarly, IMDb has rated it 8.4/10.

Awards and Nominations for the documentary:

  • Won Grand Award for Special or Variety
  • Nominated as Best Use of Emojis.

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