Taylor Swift has been named the Billboard Woman of the Year 2011. The famous country singer and four-time Grammy winner becomes the youngest woman to ever to receive the honor. The 21-year old singer and songwriter will accept the award at the 2011 Billboard Women in Music event on December 2 at Capitale in New York City. Billboard is the annual Women in Music Event to celebrate the most powerful and talented women in the music business. Fergie of the Black-Eyed Peas was last year's recipient.
In addition, Taylor Swift is nominated several other 2011 Billboard Music Awards, including Favorite Female Country Artist, Artist of the Year and Favorite Country Album for the five-time platinum-selling "Speak Now."
Singer-songwriter Taylor Swift wins Billboard Woman of the Year 2011. Last year's honor belonged to Black Eyed Peas singer, Fergie. Taylor Swift is the youngest artist ever to receive the honor
Taylor Swift skips the MTV VMAs and comes to a vintage market in West Hollywood, California to take various pieces of furniture for her home
Bill Werde, Billboard's Editorial Director, said about the talented singer, “Taylor has shown the power of good songwriting with music that has transcended genres. At the young age of 21, Taylor has already made a major impact on music and has been an incredible role model for aspiring songwriters and young women everywhere.” The 21-year-old Pennsylvania native is also considered a fashion icon of Hollywood and model for young people all around the world.
Singer Taylor Swift attends the 2011 Billboard Music Awards show in Las Vegas, May 22, 2011
Taylor Swift performs during the Singapore concert of her "Speak Now" concert tour February 9, 2011
The singer is seen while traveling and performing around Asia as part of her 'Speak Now' World Tour
Taylor Swift looks like a goddess as she wore the gold mini dress at 2011 Vanity Fair Oscar party by Lebanese designer Zuhair Murad teamed with platform sandals and gold clutch
Taylor Swift and Selena Gomez enjoy a date out together on September 27th
The 21-year-old beauty attends the Teen Choice Awards 2011 and brings home an impressive six awards
Taylor Swift dons in a FL2011 Rodarte dress for the designer's SP/SU 12 runway show during Fashion Week in New York City on September 13th, 2011
Taylor Swift Names Billboard 2011 Woman of the Year