Buzz Bites (12/14/11): Taylor Swift, Jason Aldean And More Honored During CMT’s ‘Artists Of The Year’

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+ Taylor Swift, Jason Aldean, Kenny Chesney, Lady Antebellum and Brad Paisley were honored as CMT’s Artists Of The Year during a special last night. Swift was also celebrating her birthday. (MTV News)

+ Watch All-American Rejects pay tribute to Swift during the CMT broadcast. They rock a mashup of Swift’s “Mean,” with their own “Gives You Hell.” (Neon Limelight)

+ Congrats to new mom Fantasia, who gave birth to son Dallas Xavier yesterday. (Rap-Up)

+ Kanye West visited his Southside Chicago childhood home and took tourmate Jay-Z and a video camera with him. Spike Lee and Malik Yusef also make appearances in the vid. (Idolator)

+ Jay-Z gave more props to his protégé J. Cole, who recently received a Grammy nomination for Best New Artist. Says Jay, ”I think he’s already won Best New Artist, to me. His journey is what I’m really excited about.” (MTV News)

+ They say imitation’s the sincerest form of flattery and Robyn‘s “Call Your Girlfriend” video deserves the kudos. Prior to her “Saturday Night Live” appearance, SNL writer Taran Killam re-created Robyn’s moves and they were spot-on. (Billboard)