Taylor Swift Thanks Fans for ‘New Favorite Thing’ Backstage at ACM Awards 2012
Taylor Swift has done it again, y’all. Despite being the youngest name on the ballot for Entertainer of the Year at last night’s 2012 ACM Awards, Nashville’s Sweetheart took home the crown. Never one to leave her fans hanging, Swift paused backstage to make a sweet thank you video for all of her supporters.
The country cutie presented the yellow Entertainer of the Year ballot to the camera, and smiling, opened it to show off her name typed on the inside. She called the win — and new trophy — her “new favorite thing,” and closed out the video by saying thank you at least a dozen times. Since the coveted award is based on votes from supporters, Swift wanted to make sure that her fans received their due gratitude.
The ‘Mean’ singer’s latest award snag put her in the ranks with other ACM winners, including Jason Aldean, Miranda Lambert, Lady Antebellum, Scotty McCreery and more. During her onstage acceptance speech, Swift made sure to give a special shoutout to Kevin McGuire, the New Jersey teen whose struggle with cancer made it impossible for him to attend the Las Vegas red carpet event as her date. Don’t worry — she’ll make it up to him.
Watch Taylor Swift’s ACM Awards Thank You Video