Taylor Swift and Kanye West: Billboard\'s top artists of 2009

Friday 11, December 2009

Talented singer Taylor Swift must share her spotlight once again with another Grammy-winner Kanye West. Billboard Magazine has named Swift the top female artist of 2009 and West the top male artist. Taylor Swift also was chosen's Billboard's top artist of the year, Kanye was sixth on that list. Singers Beyonce, Eminem win VMAs as Kanye rains on Taylor Swift's parade Swift's VMA acceptance speech was interrupted by West, back in September, who took the stage and declared that Beyonc, 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.   Here's the list of who else rounded out Billboard's top artists list: 1. Taylor Swift
2. Beyonc
3. Lady Gaga
4. Miley Cyrus
5. Britney Spears
6. Pink
7. Katy Perry
8. Kelly Clarkson
9. Rihanna
10. Keri Hilson 1. Kanye West
2. T.I.
3. Flo Rida
4. Jason Mraz
5. Ne-Yo
6. Lil Wayne
7. Pitbull
8. Jamie Foxx
9. Eminem
10. Drake 1. TaylorSwift
2. Beyonc
3. Lady Gaga
4. The Black Eyed Peas
5. Miley Cyrus
6. Kanye West
7. Britney Spears
8. T.I.
9. Nickelback
10. Pink      
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