London: Singer Taylor Swift has been named Billboard magazine`s Woman of the Year. She is said to be the youngest recipient ever for the award.
"Taylor has shown the power of good song writing with music that has transcended genres, and we`re thrilled to acknowledge all of her successes over the past year by presenting her with the Billboard Woman of the Year Award," femalefirst.co.uk quoted Bill Werde, Billboard`s editorial director, as saying.
"At the young age of 21, Taylor has already made a major impact on music and has been an incredible role model for aspiring singers-songwriters and young women everywhere. I look forward to watching her career continue to flourish in the years to come," Werde added.
The award ceremony will take place Dec 2 at Capitale in New York City.