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Swift takes Best Country Album Grammy

Sunday, January 31, 2010 – Taylor Swift won the Grammy for Best Country Album Sunday for "Fearless."

Open mouthed when she got on stage in Los Angeles, Swift said, "This is my first time walking up these steps accepting a Grammy on national TV." She thanked her label, Big Machine, for allowing her to write every song on the disc.

Swift said she keeps "thinking back to second grade" where there would be a talent contest, and people might talk about winning a Grammy. "It seems like an impossible dream. I feel like I'm standing here accepting an impossible dream right now."

Swift won over George Strait's "Twang," Zac Brown Band's "The Foundation," Keith Urban's "Defying Gravity" and Lee Ann Womack's "Call Me Crazy."

Swift won two Grammys earlier in the evening.


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