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Taylor Swift sets Songwriters Award record

Taylor Swift sets Songwriters Award record

RECORD SETTER: Taylor Swift with special guests Keith Urban and Tim McGraw performs at the 2013 CMA Music Festival at LP Field on June 6, 2013 in Nashville Tenn. Photo: Associated Press/John Davisson/Invision/AP

NEW YORK (AP) — Taylor Swift has set a record with the Nashville Songwriters Association International.

She has been named its songwriter/artist of the year again this year.

That’s her sixth win — moving her ahead of Vince Gill and Alan Jackson — who have each won five.

At age 23, Swift is also the youngest artist to win the honor.

Her six awards will be displayed at the Taylor Swift Education Center, which opens Saturday at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum in Nashville. Swift donated $4 million to the center.

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