Taylor Swift continues to make history.
For, she is ready to add another page to the history books as she is set to receive the global icon award at the 2021 Brit Awards on May 11.
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With her win, the ‘Willow’ singer will become the first female artist and the first non-English artist to receive the award, which the Brits characterize as their highest accolade.
The previous winners of the award include: Elton John, David Bowie, and Robbie Williams.
The award is given “in recognition of her immense impact on music across the world and incredible repertoire and achievements to date.”
Swift has set nearly as many records in the UK as she has the US. She is the only female artist in the 21st century to amass seven #1 studio albums on the Official U.K. Albums chart.
Additionally, The Official Charts Company also reports that Swift is the UK’s top-selling artist of 2021 to date. She has garnered 17 top 10 hits on the Official UK Singles chart and has sold 114 million albums globally.
She is also nominated for international female solo artist. Swift will go up against Ariana Grande, Cardi B, Billie Eilish, and Miley Cyrus in the category.