Taylor Swift to be Honored at 2011 CMT Artists of the Year Event Print
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Saturday, 08 October 2011 06:18

Taylor Swift will be honored along with Jason Aldean, Kenny Chesney, Lady Antebellum, Brad Paisley at the second annual CMT Artists of the Year event. Criteria for choosing the five acts included music sales, country radio airplay, concert grosses as a headliner or co-headliner and video streams, searches and page views on CMT.com. During the past 12 months, the five artists have collectively sold more than 9 million copies of their albums and more than 20 million individual downloads of their current singles. CMT Artists of the Year is an extravagant celebration honoring the achievements and highlights of the five country music superstars. Broadcast from Nashville, this exclusive and invitation-only 90-minute special, premiering Dec. 13 at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT, will feature performances by the artists themselves as well as their celebrity peers


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