Taylor Swift Named 2011 Billboard Woman of the Year; Nominated For 6 CMA Awards



Grammy award winning artist, Taylor Swift, 21, will be the youngest female artist named Billboard’s Woman of The Year due to being the biggest selling female artist for the past twelve months. The country music star and songwriter will be receiving the award at the 2011 Billboard Women In Music event come December 2, 2011 in New York at the Capitale.

According to Bill Werde, Billboard’s Editorial Director, they are thrilled at Billboard to recognize Taylor Swift’s successes by honoring her with the Woman of The Year award. Werde also stated, he is looking forward to watch her career continue to flourish for years to come.

Meanwhile, Taylor Swift is nominated for (6) 2011 CMA Awards which include Entertainer of the Year, Female Vocalist of the Year, Song of the Year, Album of the Year, Vocal Duo of the Year and Music Video of the Year. The CMA’s (Country Music Association Awards) is scheduled to air on November 9th at 7PM CST on ABC.

In other news, Taylor Swift is currently on her “Speak Now” World Tour which is set to end March 18, 2012 in Auckland, New Zealand.

Taylor Swift Speak Now World Tour Dates
October 11 Louisville, Kentucky
October 14 Lubbock, Texas – Sold Out
October 15 Oklahoma City, Oklahoma – Sold Out
October 20 San Diego, California – Sold Out
October 21 Phoenix, Arizona – Sold Out
October 22 Phoenix, Arizona – Sold Out
October 25 San Antonio, Texas – Sold Out
October 26 Austin, Texas – Sold Out
October 29 Lexington, Kentucky
October 30 Memphis, Tennessee – Sold Out
November 5 Houston, Texas
November 11 Jacksonville, Florida – Sold Out
November 12 Tampa, Florida – Sold Out
November 13 Miami, Florida
November 16 Charlotte, North Carolina – Sold Out
November 17 Raleigh, North Carolina – Sold Out
November 18 Columbia, South Carolina – Sold Out
November 21 New York, New York – Sold Out
November 22 New York, New York – Sold Out

March 2, 2012 Perth, Australia
March 4, 2012 Adelaide, Australia
March 6, 2012 Brisbane, Australia
March 7, 2012 Brisbane, Australia
March 9, 2012 Sydney, Australia
March 10, 2012 Sydney, Australia
March 13, 2012 Melbourne, Australia
March 14, 2012 Melbourne, Australia
March 16, 2012 Auckland, New Zealand
March 17, 2012 Auckland, New Zealand
March 18, 2012 Auckland, New Zealand

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