In typical Swift fashion, the pop superstar threw a curveball during her only show of 2016.
"She's Got a Way With Words,” which peaked at No. 7, raised some listeners' eyebrows given his recent divorce from Miranda Lambert.
The next best thing after you're done with reality TV? Try to be a country music singer.
Plus, Carrie Underwood got a long-overdue nod for entertainer of the year, and Tim McGraw should have a good night with his smash "Humble & Kind."
Poking fun at celebrities is a grand tradition during award shows, yet superstar Swift — the source of much controversy this summer — was barely mentioned.
The two have been good friends for years since they met through Pharrell Williams in 2008 and bonded over fashion.
On the VMAs stage, the Olympic gold medalist clarified what was blasting through his headphones.
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"We would love to do new music and continue to have hits on the radio. But if that day never comes... that's fine."
Some listeners assume the genre's biggest concern these days is keeping beer cold on a hot summer day, but country singers sing about real heartache all the time.