Swift to receive CCMA honour 0
Taylor Swift speaks on stage at the Teen Choice Awards at the Gibson amphitheater in Universal City, California July 22, 2012. (REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni)
Singer Taylor Swift is set to be honoured with the first-ever Generation Award at the 2012 Canadian Country Music Association Awards on Sunday.
The Love Story hitmaker, 22, will be celebrated for her career achievements during the prizegiving ceremony in Saskatoon.
Executive Ted Ellis says, "Taylor Swift embodies every aspect of the CCMA Generation Award. Since 2010, she has not only become the biggest selling country artist in Canada, she is also one of the top selling artists in the world, across all genres."
Dozens of celebrities will be on hand to cheer on Swift as she scoops up the trophy - Jason Aldean, Eric Church, and Miranda Lambert and her female band the Pistol Annies are all scheduled to perform during the event.