Skip to main content
  1. Arts & Entertainment
  2. Celebrity

Taylor Swift named Billboard Woman of the Year

See also

Taylor Swift on Tuesday became the youngest woman in history to be named Billboard Woman of the Year, the magazine announced.

More Photos

"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," Bill Werde, Billboard's editorial director said. "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."

Billboard said it will sponsor an event to honor Swift this December.

Swift burst on the music scene in 2008 with her self-titled debut album.

According to statistics compiled by Wikipedia, her first album has sold more than 5.5 million copies worldwide.

In 2008, she released “Fearless,” which has sold about 8.7 million copies worldwide.

Last year, she released “Speak now,” which has sold an estimated 5.5 million copies worldwide.

She was won 89 major music awards, including nine Grammy Awards.

Where to rent, buy, movies

What movies are playing in Merced?

What movies are playing in Turlock?

What movies are playing in Los Banos?

What’s on TV?



Arts & Entertainment

  • Ted Nugent
    Ted Nugent concert at Native American casino canceled because of obvious reasons
  • Mila Kunis
    Odd couples: You won't believe some of these celebrity hookups
    Celebrity Buzz
  • Music festivals
    150 years of major American music festivals are rooted in Rhode Island
    17 Photos
  • Billy Corgan
    Billy Corgan receives Vanguard Awards at AMPAs in Cleveland
    13 Photos
  • Celebrity tattoos
    We're not sure what some of these celebrities were thinking when they decided to get inked
    23 Photos
  • John Stamos
    John Stamos talks about love, life and being tired of Uncle Jesse
    Today's Buzz