Taylor Swift: 2012 Billboard Music Awards Woman of the Year

Taylor Swift gives Zooey Deschanel a big hug as she picks up her trophy for Woman of the Year at the 2012 Billboard Music Awards.

Taylor was presented the top honor for not only her amazing achievements in music, but also for her philanthropic work in areas including music education and disaster relief.

Backstage, Taylor said she was “on cloud nine.” She tweeted, “Billboard Awards. So much dancing. Thank you @ZooeyDeschanel and Kris Kristofferson for presenting me Woman of the Year. THISISFUN!!! I just love you guys a lot.”

Did you know Taylor also just earned 4 Teen Choice Awards nominations? See the full list here.

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