Taylor Swift was named Artist of the Year, for the third time at the 2013 American Music Awards and also won Country Album Of The Year for Red and Favorite Female Country Artist and Pop/Rock Artist at the ceremony at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles on Sunday, November 24, 2013. 'My lucky number is 13, and so far you guys have made 2013 the most magical year of my life so far,' she gushed as she accepted the Artist of the Year award. 'I cannot thank you enough.

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Saturday, 23 February 2013 23:55

Taylor Swift and the Civil Wars won country music’s first 2013 Grammy Award on Sunday night (Feb. 10), taking home the gold for Best Song Written for Visual Media during the ceremony’s pre-show webcast. ‘Safe and Sound,’ recorded for ‘The Hunger Games’ soundtrack, beat out songs by Arcade Fire, Birdy with Mumford & Sons, Katharine McPhee with Megan Hilty and Jason Segal and Walter. 

“WE JUST WON A GRAMMY FOR SAFE AND SOUND!!!!!!!!!!” Swift announced to fans on Twitter after the win. She is celebrating her seventh career Grammy. Additionally, she was up for Best Country Duo/Group Performance for the same song (Little Big Town won for ‘Pontoon’) and Record of the Year for ‘We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together.’ That award will be announced during the telecast.

This win was a third Grammy for the Civil Wars, although the duo broke up in November  2012. Swift will kick off the CBS broadcast of the 2013 Grammys with a performance at 8PM ET.

View the original news article at: Taylor Swift and the Civil Wars' 'Safe and Sound' Wins Grammy Award for Song Written for Visual Media

Last Updated on Saturday, 23 February 2013 23:55