The album's lead single, "Love Story", was Swift's first song to achieve commercial success outside of the United States. It reached number one in Australia, number three in New Zealand, and number two in the United Kingdom and become one of the best-selling singles in the United States The album's third single, "You Belong with Me", became her biggest domestic hit, peaking at number two on the Billboard Hot 100. The album itself topped the Billboard 200 for 11 non-consecutive weeks and topped the Billboard Top Country Albums for 35 non-consecutive weeks. A karaoke version of the album was released on March 31, 2009 featuring the album as a CD+G and a DVD. The album was later re-released on October 26, 2009, as Fearless: Platinum Edition with six additional new songs, photos from the Fearless Tour and a bonus DVD featuring behind the scenes of some of her previous music videos.
At the 52nd Grammy Awards, Fearless won the Grammy Award for Album of the Year and Best Country Album. Her Album of the Year win made her the youngest person ever at the age of 20 to receive that award, thereby surpassingAlanis Morissette's win for Jagged Little Pill at the age of 21. Fearless was also the first album in history to win the American Music Award (AMA), Academy of Country Music Award (ACM), Country Music Association Award (CMA), and Grammy Award for Album of The Year in the same year making it the most awarded album in the history of country music.