Taylor Swift Will Receive Human Rights Award

Taylor Swift will be recognized at the Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice and Human Rights’ 2012 Ripple of Hope Awards dinner on Dec. 3 in New York City. In related news, Swift joins Miranda Lambert and Blake Shelton as nominees in the VH1 Do Something Awards, which celebrate community service. The ceremony takes place Aug. 19 in Santa Monica, Calif., and will air on VH1 on Aug. 21.