Happy 20th, Taylor! Why 2009 Was Her Big Year

As the country-pop sensation celebrates her milestone birthday, take a look back at her breakout year. By Ali Gray (10 Photos)

Ali Gray on Dec 11, 2009 at 7:00AM

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Happy 20th, Taylor! Why 2009 Was Her Big Year

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It's a Thug Story, Yo!

The country sweetheart revealed her thugged-out alter ego, T-Swizzle, at the CMT Awards on June 16. Sporting an "extra-small white tee" and plenty of bling, Taylor joined forces with rapper T-Pain for a hilarious musical spoof on her good-girl image. "You out clubbin' at night? I'm making caramel delights!" she rapped.  The video proved she had a sense of humor -- and her rhyming skills weren't half bad, either.

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