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Taylor Swift named Billboard’s 2014 Woman of the Year

For the second time in her career, Taylor Swift has been named as the Billboard’s Woman of the Year, the honor was confirmed earlier today (Friday).  Taylor will be picking up her award when it is presented to her during this year’s Billboard’s Women in Music event, held in New York on December 12 at Cipriani’s on Wall Street.

“As one of the most influential artists of her generation, Taylor Swift has seen incredible success on the Billboard charts,” said Janice Min, co-president and chief creative officer of Guggenheim Media’s Entertainment Group. “Over the course of her career, she’s charted 60 entries on the Billboard Hot 100 — the most of any female artist since her debut in 2006. We are tremendously excited to be honoring her as the 2014 Billboard Woman of the Year for the second time.”

“On behalf of American Express, I would like to congratulate Taylor Swift on this incredible honor,” said Deborah Curtis, vp entertainment and sports marketing at American Express. “We are proud to be a longtime partner of Taylor’s and are thrilled for her continued success and well-deserved recognition as Billboard’s Woman of the Year.”