Taylor Swift, Kanye West Named Billboard's Top Artists of 2009
Kanye West, Taylor Swift
Taylor Swift must share her spotlight once again with Kanye West. Billboard Magazine has named Swift the top female artist of 2009 and West the top male artist.
Swift also was chosen's Billboard's top artist of the year — Kanye was sixth on that list.
Beyonce, Eminem win VMAs as Kanye rains on Taylor Swift's parade
Back in September, Swift's VMA acceptance speech was interrupted by West, who took the stage and declared that Beyoncé — who placed second on Billboard's top female artists list — should've won for "Single Ladies." Since then, Swift has been winning awards left and right, including five Country Music Association awards and five American Music Awards. She's also nominated for eight Grammys.
Check out who else rounded out Billboard's top artists list ...
Billboard's Top Female Artists of 2009
1. Taylor Swift
3. Lady Gaga
4. Miley Cyrus
5. Britney Spears
7. Katy Perry
8. Kelly Clarkson
10. Keri Hilson
Billboard's Top Male Artists of 2009
1. Kanye West
3. Flo Rida
4. Jason Mraz
6. Lil Wayne
8. Jamie Foxx
Billboard's 2009 Artists of the Year
3. Lady Gaga
4. The Black Eyed Peas
5. Miley Cyrus
6. Kanye West
7. Britney Spears