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Taylor Swift rocks the 2014 VMAs with ‘Shake it Off’ performance (photos, video)

Taylor Swift officially made her move from country music to pop as she performed her new single “Shake it Off” on the MTV Video Music Awards. The highly contagious single was choreographed for a highly fast performance that gave everyone a chance to see the entertainer performing at her best. According to the Today show on Sunday, Taylor Swift already made a big impression on the red carpet as she showed up in a Mary Katrantzou romper.

Taylor Swift rocks the 2014 VMAs with ‘Shake it Off’ performance
Taylor Swift rocks the 2014 VMAs with ‘Shake it Off’ performance
Photo by Michael Buckner/Getty Images
Taylor Swift performs at the 2014 MTV VMAs
Photo by Michael Buckner/Getty Images

The MTV Video Music Awards might have had cameras on the starlet, but a few were seen on Jennifer Lopez and Miley Cyrus too. And during the performance JLo gave a sign of approval as she enthusiastically watched Taylor sing and dance on the stage. Miley Cyrus looked delighted too.

If the response of Taylor Swift’s performance is any indication of how her new album will be received, the star is definitely going to have it easy when it comes to promotion. Guests watching the performance live loved to sing along, dance and be part of the moment. Giving everyone an entertaining moment that captured the human spirit, it was one of the best parts that helped set the tone of the show.

The beginning of Taylor Swift's new music in the pop genre might be the end of her performing country music, but for her fans it might be perfect. The catchy tunes and simple words are easy to remember and give everyone a reason to sing along!

Take a look at the video clip of “Shake it Off.” The official video had some of the moves seen on the VMAs stage.