- Associated Press - Wednesday, November 9, 2011

NASHVILLE, TENN. (AP) - Taylor Swift is the Country Music Association’s entertainer of the year.

Swift leaped from her seat with her arms in the air and jumped up and down before hugging her mother and good friend Tim McGraw.

Swift won the award for the second time. The international crossover sensation who has sold more than 20 million albums by the age of 21 also won the CMA’s top honor in 2009.

Swift becomes the second woman to win entertainer of the year twice at the CMAs, joining Barbara Mandrell.

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