The Academy of Country Music Awards is an annual country music awards show, established in 1964. Taylor Swift has been nominated for a total of twenty six competitive awards, winning four. Additionally, the Academy of Country Music awarded Swift with the Crystal Milestone Award in 2009 and the Jim Reeves International Award in 2011, bringing Swift's total ACM Awards wins to six. The 2009 win of Fearless in the Album Of The Year category made Swift the youngest artist in ACM history to win the award. She also became the second female artist after Carrie Underwood to win back-to-back Academy of Country Music (ACM) Awards for Entertainer of the Year (2011/12). Swift has won 7 awards out of 28 nominations.
This Grammys-of-the-Indie scene, the closing party of Canadian Music Week, has quickly become a media flashpoint and major trolling ground for music fans and tastemakers searching for the next wave of music superstars. Celebrating the successes of indie artists - both from home and abroad - The Indies have become an annual must-attend event.
The Australian Recording Industry Association Music Awards (commonly known as ARIA Music Awards or ARIA Awards) is an annual series of awards nights celebrating the Australian music industry, put on by the Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA).
Billboard Music Awards were previously discontinued, since 2007, but winners in many categories have been announced by Billboard both in the press and as part of their year-end issue. Since 2011, the awards shows were shown again. Taylor Swift has received forty nominations and thirty of which she has won. She has been nominated for 12 awards in 2013, 8 awards which she has won out of 12 nominations.
Billboard honors the industry’s top artists, venues and professionals of the year at the annual Billboard Touring Awards reception. These awards are based primarily on the Billboard Boxscore chart, recognizing true box office success and industry achievement. Swift has received 3 awards out of 7 nominations.
The Broadcast Music, Incorporated (BMI) Awards is an annual award show hosted for the purpose of giving awards to songwriters. Songwriters are selected each year from the entire BMI catalog, based on the amount of performances during the award period. At the 56th annual BMI awards, "Teardrops on My Guitar", a song co-written by Taylor Swift and Liz Rose, took home the honor, "Country Song of the Year". Beside "Teardrops on My Guitar", Tim McGraw and "Our Song" both earned the honors of "BMI Award Winning Song" in 2007 and 2008 respectively.
At the BMI's 57th Annual Pop Awards in 2009, "Teardrops on My Guitar" earned a BMI Pop Award. In addition to that, Swift also received the BMI President’s Award, which honors an exceptional individual in the entertainment industry deserving of special recognition. The BMI President’s Award is presented only on unique occasions when an individual has distinctly and profoundly influenced the industry.
The Canadian Country Music Association (CCMA) was founded in 1976 as the Academy of Country Music Entertainment to organize, promote and develop a Canadian country music industry. In 2012, she was awarded the inaugural Generation Award.
The Country Music Association Awards is an annual country music awards show, established in 1967. Taylor Swift has been nominated for a total of 24 competitive awards, winning eight of those awards. At age 19 Swift is the youngest artist to ever be nominated for, and win, the award for Entertainer of the Year. Additionally, Swift was also awarded by the CMA with the "International Artist Achievement Award" in 2009 and 2013, which recognizes outstanding U.S.-based artists who contribute the awareness and development of country music throughout the world. Swift became the first female country singer to be nominated for 5 or more awards since Reba McEntire was nominated for 7 awards back in 1994. In 2013 Swift became the second person (and first woman) to receive the Country Music Association's Pinnacle Award.
The CMT Teddy Awards is a special music video award show dedicated to celebrate Valentine's Day. It is held, since 2012, by the Country Music Television. There are eight categories, such as "Best Kiss in a Video" and "Sweetest Video". Swift has been nominated four times.
CMT Online Awards is an annual online award show, established in 2006 by Country Music Television. This is a "fan-voted" award show, based on the fans going to CMT.com streaming the videos and viewing the artists' pages. The winner in each category received the highest numbers of streams and views on CMT.com.
The FiFi Awards are an annual event sponsored by The Fragrance Foundation which honor the fragrance industry's creative achievements and is the most prominent and prestigious celebratory event of the fragrance industry. Swift has won an award out of 2 nominations.
The MTV Europe Music Awards (EMA) were established in 1994 by MTV Networks Europe to celebrate the most popular music videos in Europe. Swift has received nine nominations, and has received 3 awards.
The MTV Video Music Awards is an annual awards ceremony established in 1984 by MTV. Taylor Swift has received six nominations and won the award twice in the Best Female Video, making her the first country singer to ever win a VMA.
The People's Choice Awards are a venue for the American public to honor their favorite actors and actresses, musical performers, television shows, and motion pictures. It is fans who voted. Swift has received 5 awards out of 13 nominations.
The first YouTube Music Awards, directed by Spike Jonez and webcast live on November 3, 2013, had viewers vote on nominations grouped into six categories, including Video of the Year, Artist of the Year, Response of the Year, YouTube Phenomenon, YouTube Breakthrough and Innovation of the Year. The nominees were selected based on views over the past 12 months with over 16 Million votes cast.
The Young Hollywood Awards is an annual award event that took place since 1999, honoring promising and up-and-coming stars in Hollywood. At the 10th annual Young Hollywood Awards, Taylor Swift was honored with "Superstar of Tomorrow", even though she is not a Hollywood star. Swift is the first musician to be recognized with the honor.
In 2010, Swift was ranked #12 on Forbes' List of Most Powerful People in Entertainment.
In February 2010, Swift was awarded "Most Digital Song Certifications - Female Solo Artist" by RIAA for 25 songs achieving gold or multi- platinum status.
Early in November 2010, Swift's third album sold 1,047,000 copies in its debut week, making it the first album to do so since 2005.
Later in November 2010, Swift was named "Entertainer of the Year" by Entertainment Weekly, making her the youngest Entertainment Weekly's Entertainer of the Year.
On June 2011, renowned site The Boot named Swift and Carrie UnderwoodThe Country Royalty, as they were the only female country artists to be ranked on Rolling Stone's Queens of Pop list.
In 2011, she was listed in the 2012 Guinness Book of World Records as the Fastest Selling Digital Album by a Female Artist for her album Speak Now, and Most Simultaneous U.S. Hot 100 Hits by a Female Artist.
On the week ending of September 30, 2012, a few hours later, “Begin Again” got an early release on iTunes, where it shot to No. 1, thereby becoming the first single to dethrone “Gangnam Style” in a week.
On October 11, 2012, "We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together" became the first song to top both the country and Hot 100 charts since Lonestar's "Amazed" in March 2000.
On October 14, 2012, "I Knew You Were Trouble" sales 416,000 because of that Taylor Swift became the first artist in digital history to have two songs that debuted with sales of 400,000 or more copies.
On November 10, 2012, her fourth studio album Red sold 1,208,000 copies in the first week of release, making it the fastest-selling album and the first album to do so in 12 years.
On December 4, 2012, Taylor was awarded the 2012 Ripple of Hope Award at the RFK Center's annual gala in New York.
"I Knew You Were Trouble" became the 4th highest single-week download sales and 2nd best for a track not in its debut frame.
Swift is the 1st artist since The Beatles to have 3 consecutive albums log six or more weeks at #1 on Billboard's Top 200 Chart.
In March 2013, Swift was named an immortal by Rolling Stone magazine. The 23-year-old and some other post-millennial girl-power pop elite including Beyonce among the 14 new immortals to join the pop culture arbiter's list of the greatest artists of all time. "If Taylor Swift stopped producing hits right now, at 23, she could tour a killer oldies show for the rest of her life," Rolling Stone proclaimed.
On August 20, 2013, Swift was honored by Staples Center Senior Vice President and General Manager Lee Zeidman and officials from Red tour promoter the Messina Group for breaking their record of the most sold-out shows for a solo artist. Her four sold out shows occurring on August 19–20 and 23-24 began a wave of record breaking shows. On August 19 she surpassed Madonna and Justin Timberlake, who each have logged seven sellouts, and on August 20 she topped Britney Spears' previous record of eight sellouts. Following her August 23-24 shows she became the #1 Solo Artist and tied with Latin Pop Group Mana for most overall sellouts with 11.
In 2013, the Nashville Songwriters Association International (NSAI) honored Swift with its songwriter/artist of the year award. This was her sixth win, surpassing five-time winners Vince Gill and Alan Jackson.
On October 26, 2013, Swift became the first solo female artist in 20 years to headline a national stadium tour through Australia, with the last being Madonna's "Girlie Show" tour in 1993.
On December 4, 2013, Swift performed to an at capacity crowd of over 40,900 fans at the Allianz Stadium: Sydney, Australia; becoming the first female artist in history to sell out the stadium since opening in 1988.
On June 1, 2014, the song "Mean" by Swift, was listed at #24 on Rolling Stone magazine's "Top 100 Greatest Country Songs of All Time".