Her influence has resonated with millions of people all over the world
Singer/songwriter, Taylor Swift is now selected to become the first female artist to win the global icon Brit award.
Organizers of the award said that she is recognized for her ‘immense impact on music across the world and incredible repertoire’.
The singer, born and based in the U.S, will be presented with the prize tomorrow during the ceremony at the O2 Arena in London.
Swift is also nominated in the international female solo artist category, her sixth Brit award nomination to date.
“Taylor’s career is unparalleled and her music and influence has resonated with millions of people all over the world,” the Brit award statement said.
“She’s used her platform to highlight many issues globally and recently has been applauded for her work promoting acceptance of the LGBTQ community.”
Previous recipients of the global icon award include Elton John, Robbie Williams, and David Bowie.
Last month Swift succeeded in getting her seventh UK No 1 album with Fearless (Taylor’s Version). It was her third chart-topping album in less than a year.
There will be an audience of 4,000 people at this year’s event, hosted by Jack Whitehall, as part of the government’s live events pilot scheme.
Dua Lipa, Arlo Parks, Celeste, rap duo Young T & Bugsey, and DJ and producer Joel Corry are all nominated. Jessie Ware, dance music duo Bicep, and rappers AJ Tracey, J Hus, and Headie One all have nominations as well.