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The spotlight will be on Taylor Swift this weekend at the 2014 American Music Awards. Swift has been tapped to receive the first ever "Dick Clark Award for Excellence" at Sunday's event!  

Taylor is being recognized for stellar album sales, being the only artist in history to have three albums (Speak Now, Red, and 1989) debut with more than one million copies sold in their first week. 

Like Taylor, future recipients of the Dick Clark Award for Excellence will be recognized for a groundbreaking feat or create a landmark work. Swift will also open the show with the world television premiere of her song "Blank Space." 

ABC will air the American Music Awards live on Sunday, November 23rd from 8:00 pm to 11:00 am Eastern.

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