Big Machine Records just announced that Taylor has won the ACM Jim Reeves International Award! Big congratulations to her from all of us! She deserves this on so many levels and we’re so happy for her! You can read press release Below. Also, don’t forget to vote for Taylor for ACM Entertainer of the Year award on VoteACM.com. The awards are this Sunday and it would be amazing if she took home this award in addition to this one. Make sure to spread the word via Twitter, FaceBook, Tumblr and any other social network website you know of. Let’s get this for our girl! :)
Taylor Swift has been chosen to receive the Jim Reeves International Award, which is presented to an individual for outstanding contributions to the acceptance of country music throughout the world.
Taylor Swift has encouraged fans around the world to discover country music. In addition to multiple gold and platinum awards from dozens of countries, Swift has already performed numerous dates in Europe and Asia this year. She is the top-certified artist for digital singles in the last decade. Her multi-platinum certifications include “Love Story,” “You Belong With Me,” “Teardrops on My Guitar” and “Our Song.” Swift will embark on an extensive North American tour in May. Her latest album, Speak Now has sold more than three million copies since its release late last year.
Past recipients of the Jim Reeves International Award include Garth Brooks, Dick Clark, Roy Clark, Merv Griffin, Charlie Nagatani, Buck Owens, Dolly Parton and Keith Urban, among others.