Taylor Swift Named Decade Winner at 2022 Nashville Songwriter Awards – Up News Info
(Cover) – FR Music – Taylor Swift has been named winner of the decade at the Nashville Songwriter Awards.
The Lover singer was named Songwriter-Artist of the Decade at the Nashville Songwriters Association International (NSAI) awards ceremony, held at the city’s Ryman Auditorium on Tuesday.
Taylor joined songwriter Ashley Gorley in receiving the special honored award, with Ashley being named Songwriter of the Decade at the event.
Billboard reports that the association chose its special winners based on their potential cumulative songwriting awards between 2010 and 2019. The association assessed Taylor and Ashley’s “percentage of songwriting credit in the songs associated with Nashville with the songs’ performance on the Billboard Country Airplay Chart. , Billboard Pop Songs chart, Billboard Christian Airplay chart or Billboard Rock Airplay chart.
For Songwriter-Artist Honor, the songwriter must also be the performing artist of the song for the track to count towards its prize.
Taylor has already been named NSAI Songwriter of the Year seven times. Gorley has won the Songwriter of the Year honor five times and has already received nine NSAI awards.
This year’s ceremony also honored Garth Brooks with the Kris Kristofferson Lifetime Achievement Award, and Sony Music Publishing President Jon Platt with the NSAI President’s Keystone Award.