Photo: Mike MarslandIt's a fact: At the tender age of 23, crossover sensation Taylor Swift has won just about every award available in the music-related stratosphere. However, it always seems there is yet another golden ring to reach for, and this time, Swift is poised to seize a momentous recognition in the country music realm.
On Monday it was announced that Swift will be receiving the Country Music Association's Pinnacle Award at the organization's 47th Annual CMA Awards, which will be held Wednesday in Nashville.
Now, before you write this off as just another award -- in short, it's not. It recognizes country musicians who have reached an extraordinarily high level of success. So high, in fact, that only one other artist has received it: Garth Brooks, for whom it was created in 2005.
The CMA, which refers to Swift as "Nashville's own global sensation," provides this background on the prestigious nod: "The Award recognizes an artist who has achieved both national and international prominence throughRead More »from Taylor Swift to Receive Ultra-Prestigious Country Music Award: What Do You Think?