Taylor Swift named Global Recording Artist of the Year

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Taylor Swift has been named the Global Recording Artist of the Year. It is the second time she has won the title.

The 30-year-old last held this title, awarded by the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry, in 2014 after the release of her Grammy-winning album 1989.

Besides the rapper Drake, she is the only other artist to win this title on two occasions.

How did she win the title? Check out some of these facts.

Taylor was the first artist to sell over one million copies of four albums. Her latest album Lover sold 679,000 copies in the first week.

Her self-titled first album, Taylor Swift, was on the Billboard 200 chart for over 227 weeks!

At 20 she became the youngest artist to win Album of the Year at the Grammy Awards for Fearless. She then won it again in 2015 for 1989, becoming the first woman to win twice.

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