Taylor Swift Wins Australian Country Music Award
(Undated) -- Taylor Swift might not have another Grammy for her collection, but she still won an award over the weekend. Her CD "Red" was named the Top Selling International Album of the Year by the Country Music Association of Australia. The 42nd annual CMAA Country Music Awards of Australia took place in Tamworth, New South Wales Saturday night. Swift has a strong fan base in Australia, where she wrapped up her 2013 "Red" tour in December. With the trek Taylor became the first solo female artist in 20 years to stage a stadium tour in Australia.
Swift was up for four awards at Sunday's Grammy ceremony, but went home empty handed. "Red" was up for Album of the Year, which went to Daft Punk's "Random Access Memories;" and Best Country Album, which went to Kacey Musgraves' "Same Trailer Different Park." Taylor also fell to Kacey in the Song of the Year category, while her collaborative hit with Tim McGraw and Keith Urban, "Highway Don't Care," lost for Best Country Duo/Group Performance to The Civil Wars' "From This Valley."