Taylor Swift's 'Forever & Always' kicks off the CMAs

taylorswift_2009cmas_290.jpgTaylor Swift, who at 19 is the youngest ever CMA nominee for Performer of the Year, kicked off the Wednesday (Nov. 11) night Country Music Awards with a performance of her song "Forever & Always."

Beginning with a video clip of "Access Hollywood's" Nancy O'Dell asking if she's ever named names of the boys who've done her wrong in her songs, Swift responds, "If guys don't want me to write songs about them they shouldn't do bad things."

While not as blatant as Miley Cyrus' Teen Choice Awards pole dance, Swift did slide down a pole, tosses about some furniture and flounces about while singing away.

We're assured she sounds much better recorded, but weren't terribly impressed by her live performance which sounded like she could use a few lessons in breath control.



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