On Sunday, October 13th, the Nashville Songwriters Association International
will name seven-time GRAMMY winner Taylor Swift their 2013 Songwriter/Artist of the Year. Taylor’s 6th time to win the award, she will have now won this award more times than any other songwriter/artist, surpassing five-time winners Vince Gill and Alan Jackson. She remains the youngest artist ever to earn the award.
The Songwriter/Artist of the Year Award recognizes “most prolific and productive Nashville writers who achieved Top 30 singles during the past year.” Taylor, whose RED album reached #1 in 50 countries, created and placed 14 Top 30 songs on the charts from July 2012 through June 2013.
Surprise appearance to celebrate Chesney’s birthday
At #6, Taylor is the only musical artist to make the list
Honoring her contribution to country music
Taylor snags trophy for her cover rendition of Vance Joy's "Riptide"!