Taylor Swift Named ‘Billboard’ Magazine’s Top Artist
Superstar Taylor Swift has been named Billboard magazine’s Top Artist of 2015. Editors at the publication picked the artist because of her mega-successful tour, hit singles and her 1989 album, which also earned the Album of the Year title.
This is the second time Swift has been honored by the magazine. In 2009, she was named Top Artist following the success of her second album, Fearless. Adele remains the only female artist to claim the title two years in a row for 2011 and 2012. In addition to Swift’s honor, Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars’ “Uptown Funk” was named Top Song and Fetty Wap the Top New Artist.