London, Feb 27 -- American country pop singer-musician Taylor Swift has chosen leukaemia suffererKevin McGuire as her date to this year's American Country Music Awards.New Jersey schoolboy McGuire, 18, has actually invited Swift to his school prom but she had to turn itdown due to some engagement. "Kevin I'm so sorry but I won't be able to make it to your prom. But Iwas wondering, the ACM Awards are coming up. Would you be my date?" Swift was quoted as saying bythe Daily Mail online.The 22-year-old singer has sent a special message to McGuire, who is currently at Children's Hospital ofPhiladelphia receiving treatment for acute lymphoblastic leukemia, on Facebook."Obviously I said yes. The ACM Awards is a lot better than the senior prom," McGuire added, who is nowlooking forward to jetting out to Las Vegas for the event on April 1.