Taylor Swift Is Named Billboard's Woman of the Year

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Taylor Swift has been named Billboard magazine's Woman of the Year. At 21 years old, she is the youngest woman to earn the title.

"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," says Bill Werde, Billboard's Editorial Director.
He adds, "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."

The four-time Grammy winner and country star will be honored at Billboard's 2011 Women in Music event on December 2 in New York City, where the most powerful and talented women in the music business will be celebrated. Congratulations, Taylor!

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