Tuesday, October 11, 2011

Taylor Swift: Named ” Billboard Woman of the Year “!

A Four-time Grammy Award,Taylor Swift, 21 y.o, named by Billboard Magazine of their 2011 as ” Woman of the Year “. Swift will receive her special award at the Billboard Women in music event to be held in New York on December 2.

The singer/songwriter is the youngest person to receive the honor which has went to the likes of Reba McEntire, Beyonce, and Fergie. She celebrates the last 12 months atop the best selling album chart with her Speak Now record selling 3.6 million copies.

Director Bill Werde of Billboard Editorial said:

Taylor has shown the power of good songwriting with music that has transcended genres, and we’re thrilled to recognize all of her successes over the past year by honoring her with the Billboard Woman of the Year Award. At the young age of 21, Taylor has already made a major impact on music and has been an incredible role model for aspiring singers/songwriters and young women everywhere. I look forward to watching her career continue to flourish in the years to come.”

In 2010 she became the youngest person to win the Grammy for Best Album when Fearless nabbed her the top prize. Swift has also won ACM, CMA, and AMA Awards.


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