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Watch a Sparkly Taylor Swift Perform 'Shake It Off' For the First Time at the VMAs

Aug 24, 2014

Taylor Swift got in touch with her inner showgirl at the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards when she performed new single "Shake It Off" for the first time, while dressed in a sparkly two-piece.

The country-singer-turned-bona-fide-pop-diva was introduced by her BFF Lorde, who says the two have a fair amount in common despite the fact that, at this point, T-Swift is basically cheer captain and Lorde's in the bleachers.

View the full performance here.

2014 MTV Video Music Awards - Red Carpet
Taylor Swift attends the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards at The Forum on August 24, 2014 in Inglewood, California.Kevin Mazur—WireImage/Getty Images
2014 MTV Video Music Awards - Red Carpet
2014 MTV Video Music Awards - Red Carpet
2014 MTV Video Music Awards - Arrivals
2014 MTV Video Music Awards - Red Carpet
2014 MTV Video Music Awards - Arrivals
2014 MTV Video Music Awards - Red Carpet
2014 MTV Video Music Awards - Arrivals
2014 MTV Video Music Awards - Arrivals
2014 MTV Video Music Awards - Arrivals
2014 MTV Video Music Awards - Red Carpet
2014 MTV Video Music Awards - Red Carpet
2014 MTV Video Music Awards - Red Carpet
2014 MTV Video Music Awards - Red Carpet
2014 MTV Video Music Awards - Arrivals
2014 MTV Video Music Awards - Arrivals
2014 MTV Video Music Awards - Arrivals
2014 MTV Video Music Awards - Arrivals
2014 MTV Video Music Awards - Red Carpet
2014 MTV Video Music Awards - Arrivals
2014 MTV Video Music Awards - Arrivals
2014 MTV Video Music Awards - Arrivals
2014 MTV Video Music Awards - Red Carpet
Taylor Swift attends the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards at The Forum on August 24, 2014 in Inglewood, California.
Kevin Mazur—WireImage/Getty Images
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