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Swift scores two Grammys

Sunday, February 12, 2012 – Taylor Swift won two Grammys Sunday - both for perhaps her most traditional country sounding song Mean. The superstar took Grammys for Best Country Solo Performance and Best Country Song.

Swift wrote the song in response to a critic. Swift joked in winning the song award, "There's really no feeling quite like writing a song about someone who's completely mean to you and completely hates you and then winning a Grammy for it."

Swift won the song honor over Are You Gonna Kiss Me or Not by Jim Collins and Dave Lee Murphy; God Gave Me You by Dave Barnes; Just Fishin' by Casey Beathard, Monty Criswell & Ed Hill; Threaten Me With Heaven by Vince Gill, Amy Grant, Will Owsley & Dillon O'Brian; and You and Tequila By Matraca Berg and Deana Carter.

Swift took the Country Solo Performance award over Dirt Road Anthem by Jason Aldean; I'm Gonna Love You Through It by Martina McBride; Honey Bee by Blake Shelton; Mama's Song by Carrie Underwood.

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