Swift's guitar a hot item online

LOS ANGELES: Taylor Swift's lucky guitar has sparked an online bidding war after the Love Story singer put it up for auction.

In just six days, bids for the instrument - embellished with Swift's lucky number 13 - have reached $8,000 (GBP5,000). The guitar will be sold to the highest bidder on 26 February (10).

All proceeds from the online auction will benefit the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum in Nashville, Tennessee.