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Who's going to be crowned Billboard Artist of the Decade: Taylor Swift or Adele?
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Taylor Swift and Adele's commercial successes within the last 10 years are undeniable. Swift will be honored at the 2019 American Music Awards with the Artist of the Decade award, and many suspect she'll receive the official Billboard title when the decade-end charts arrive. But even though Adele only released two albums in the 2010s, she is serious competition for Swift. While she has topped the Hot 100 a few times, Adele's Grammy-award winning LPs "21" and "25" are both certified diamond by the RIAA. Who do you think is the actual Artist of the Decade?

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Taylor Swift has been doing her thing since 2006. But by 2010 she became a full-blown pop star. At the start of the decade she won a Grammy for Album of the Year for her late 2008 album "Fearless." She also dropped her third studio LP "Speak Now" in later 2010. She followed up with "Red" in 2012 and "1989" in 2014, winning Album of the Year again in 2016. She became the first female artist to win this Grammy top honor TWICE!

By 2014, Swift also switched almost completely from country to pop. While her "Red' album gave the star her first #1 pop hit with "We Are Never Getting Back Together," she scored more #1s with "Shake It Off," "Blank Space," "Bad Blood" and "Look What You Made Me Do" later in the decade.

American Music Awards is honoring Swift as the Artist of the Decade, and with five chart-topping, best-selling LPs this decade alone—many believe she'll be crowned the official Artist of the Decade by Billboard.

Watch the music video to "Shake It Off" below.

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Adele hasn't released as many albums as Swift, but both albums she's dropped this decade have had deep impact. "21" and "25" are both certified diamond Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), which is now a rarity these days. Both LPs also won the Grammy for Album of the Year in 2012 and 2017.

Adele scored chart-topping bops with "Rolling in the Deep," "Someone Like You," "Set Fire to the Rain" and "Hello" on the Billboard Hot 100, and has sold out many concerts too. She is the star to watch who may snatch the top title of Artist of the Decade from Swift.

Watch the music video to "Rolling in the Deep" below.

FINAL RESULTS
Entertainment
Who's going to be crowned Billboard Artist of the Decade: Taylor Swift or Adele?
A festive crown for the winner
#TaylorRuled2010s
#AdeleRuled2010s