Swift becomes second woman to win multiple CMA entertainer awards
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Swift becomes second woman to win multiple CMA entertainer awards

Thursday, November 10, 2011 – Taylor Swift became the second woman ever to win the CMA Entertainer of the Year award two years in a row.

Until last night's award, Barbara Mandrell was the only woman to have done so. Alabama, Hank Williams Jr., George Strait, Garth Brooks, Vince Gill, Alan Jackson and Kenny Chesney all won it more than once.

This was Swift's sixth CMA award and the only one she won at the CMAs.

During her thank yous, Swift thanked those guest artists who showed up at her gigs. Swift thanked each of them by name from the stage last night, acknowledging every artist who "out of the goodness of their hearts, showed up and performed for the fans at my show." She also gave a big shout out to "all the fans who filled up those stadiums and arenas all over the world this year."


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