Billboard magazine has announced it's top country artist of the year for 2011, and the winner is TAYLOR SWIFT.Swift leads in many categories, including album sales,digital downloads, and tour revenue. She also ranks as one of the most played country artists of 2011. It has been a great year for Taylor Swift she recently took home awards for CMA Entertainer of the Year and American Music Awards Artist of the Year.

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The annual year-end-charts list also has The Eli Young Band's 'Crazy Girl' listed as the top country song of 2011, followed by Jake Owen's 'Barefoot Blue Jean Night' and Rodney Atkins 'Take a Back Road'.

Jason Aldean was second on the list of top country artists, followed by Lady Antebellum, Zac Brown Band and Blake Shelton. Rounding out the Top 10 are the Band Perry, Rascal Flatts, Kenny Chesney, Brad Paisley and Luke Bryan.

(CMT)