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CMA Awards: Watch Taylor Swift perform stripped-down 'Red'
CMA Awards: Watch Taylor Swift perform stripped-down 'Red'

As big a star as you'll find clutching a microphone, Taylor Swift long outgrew the country genre in which she began. But the singer reclaimed her roots at Wednesday's CMA Awards in a pretty, stripped-down performance of her song "Red" with a handful of country elders including Vince Gill, Alison Krauss and the mandolin expert Sam Bush. The song is the title track from the quadruple-platinum 2012 album on which Swift dabbled in dubstep, synth-pop and alternative rock -- all of which she dialed down for this hushed rendition of the tune. PHOTOS: 2013 Country Music Awards | Show Highlights | Arrivals In spite of her profile, Swift lost out on most of the awards she...

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