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Taylor Swift’s Parents Didn’t Want Her to Get Into Music

Back in 2006, when Taylor Swift released her self-titled debut album, she was only 17. And you know what that means? The country star's parents had to be on board with her music career before she ever stepped into the country music scene. Turns out, Ma and Pa Swift weren't too keen on turning their teenage daughter into a music sensation. Luckily, the young 'Tim McGraw' hitmaker changed their minds.

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Brad Paisley, Carrie Underwood Zing Taylor Swift in 2012 CMA Awards Opening Joke

Taylor Swift's romantic attachments are making more than headlines now -- they are making punchlines, too. Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood, who hosted Thursday's (Nov. 1) CMA Awards together, threw out several wisecracks during the show, one in the opening monologue involving the 'Begin Again' singer.

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Taylor Swift Reveals Who She’ll Never, Ever Write a Song About

On previous albums, Taylor Swift has written songs about ex-boyfriends like (allegedly) John Mayer, Joe Jonas, Taylor Lautner and Jake Gyllenhaal. During an interview with Taste of Country Nights host Jeremy Robinson, the 'Begin Again' singer shared who she will not record a new song about, like, ever. 

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Taylor Swift Takes the Stage on ‘Dancing With the Stars’

In the midst Tuesday's tense elimination round on 'Dancing With the Stars,' none other than Taylor Swift took the stage to ease the pressure at the end of the show. Wearing short black shorts, a white shirt with black polka-dots and -- you guessed it -- a red bowtie, Swift played her hit song 'We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together' as a crew of professional dancers put on an awesome performance.

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2012 CMA Female Vocalist of the Year Award Prediction? – Readers Poll

No category at the 2012 CMA Awards will be as debated as the Female Vocalist of the Year category. The five women chosen this year range from pop to outlaw, with a sprinkle of traditional and a sniff of bubblegum. Kelly Clarkson is a first-time nominee, while Miranda Lambert is shooting for her third straight win in this category. Who do you think will win the Female Vocalist of the Year award at the CMAs?

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Taylor Swift to Debut ‘Begin Again’ Live at the 2012 CMA Awards

Details have emerged regarding Taylor Swift's upcoming 2012 CMA Awards performance, which will air live on Thursday, Nov. 1. The singer -- who is in full-on promotion mode for her fourth album 'Red' -- is set to sing the new song 'Begin Again' at the ceremony, according to ABC News.

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Zombies Take Over Country Music!

Oh no! In what seems to be a Halloween takeover, zombies have suspended on Nashville. Officials are warning area residents -- and country music fans in general -- to stay away from any artist suspected to have a taste for flesh.

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Taylor Swift Holds Onto Her ‘One Shred of Dignity,’ Has Nervous Breakdown Talking Exes on ‘Ellen’

In promotion of her new album, 'Red,' Taylor Swift has been all over television this week, but she's so adorable in interviews that we really don't tire of her invading our living rooms. This morning on 'Ellen,' Swift stuck to her likeable interview posture, but blushed -- and had a bit of a freakout -- when the hilarious host prodded her about her ex-boyfriends.

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Ellen DeGeneres Confronts Taylor Swift on Her Exes, Makes Her Cry

We all know that Ellen DeGeneres is the most friendly, least intimidating comedian around. Except for the time she accidentally made Taylor Swift cry.

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Taylor Swift, Carrie Underwood + More to Be Highlighted on ‘All Access Nashville’

Katie Couric will get up close and personal with country music's leading ladies this Friday in a special 'All Access Nashville' episode of '20/20.'

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