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Taylor Swift to Mentor on “The Voice”

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Taylor Swift will join Blake Shelton, Adam Levine, Pharrell Williams, and Gwen Stefani on season 7 of NBC’s “The Voice.” Taylor will serve as advisor to all four teams.

Taylor was an absolute pleasure to work with,” a source says about Swift’s contribution to The Voice. “She had great feedback for all the contestants. She made for an amazing mentor.”

The next season of The Voice kicks off on Sept. 22th. Taylor’s new album 1989 hits stores on October 27th.

Top Country Tweets of the Week August 25th-31st

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10. @carrieunderwood  ·  Farmers Market yesterday w/ @iveycake …Canning day today! Listened to Bluegrass & made jelly & salsa… http://instagram.com/p/sGhXWSLqig/

9. @blakeshelton  · There’s a Neon Light at the end of the tunnel… Bitch.

8. @bretteldredge  · Just landed in Alaska and literally driving through a rainbow hoop in the mountains right now…suddenly craving lucky charms

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7. @ChrisYoungMusic  ·  It was a good day… #numberone http://instagram.com/p/sJQDMLnv3n/

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6. @charlieworsham  ·  happy dog day! this is how Thelma Lou sleeps in the car. http://instagram.com/p/sLm0bZqWbk/

5. @CharlieDaniels  · If it looks like a duck and quacks like a duck it still might be a Gooney Bird

4. @taylorswift13  ·  My home phone is ringing. I did not know I had a home phone. Interesting development.

3. @martinamcbride  · I’m going on the record as saying I want to do something with Tom Petty someday. #bucketlist

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2. @thebandperry  ·  Sweatin bullets!! #thisaintnohobby -k/r/n

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1. @DierksBentley  ·  anyone know how to get to the bahamas??! thought it was just one island! little lost at 9000 feet.

Sam Hunt vs. Taylor Swift: Please Explain Why This is Country Music…And Why This is Not

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I am going to try to ask this question in a different way this time.  The question has been asked many, many times over the last few years.  What makes a song “country?”  The answers always vary depending on who you talk to and almost always ends up in some sort of an argument.

So let’s promise to play nice,  be respectful and really explain your side of how this question should be answered.

I have been listening to iTunes Radio a lot over the past few weeks.  One of my favorite channels is the iTunes Weekly Top 50 – Country.  I play it while I’m cleaning, while I’m in the shower and when I’m running.  I noticed that they have streamed 3 of the 4 songs from Sam Hunt’s album preview X2C.   And country radio here in Nashville has been playing the heck out of his lead single, “Leave the Night On.” Now before all of the Sam Hunt fans jump all over my butt let me tell you, I love him!  I have bragged about him a few times on our Twitter page.   His voice is beautiful, and ladies let’s be honest so is he!  But here is my real question:

Please Explain Why This is Country Music:

and why this is not:  Taylor Swift:  Shake it Off

Because I’m Simply Not Ready to Let Go of Taylor Swift Yet

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Kevin Winter/MTV1415/Getty Images for MTV

I know, I know!  She has announced her next project is an even bigger step away from country music and into the pop world but I am simply not ready to let go of Taylor Swift yet!

Check out Taylor’s performance of “Shake It Off” at last nights VMA’s!

Taylor Swift “Shakes Off” Country Music with ’1989′

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In case you missed Taylor Swift’s Yahoo stream shown ’round the world yesterday…Taylor is bidding country music farewell with her new album 1989 out October 27th.

The lead single called “Shake It Off” is an anthem for all who’ve been put down, or hated on, and the video is simply fantastic and is all Taylor. “Haters gonna hate…Playas gonna play…Shake it off!”

I couldn’t agree more. I’m sad Taylor has deviated away from country, but I can promise that she’s still high on our list of the best human beings out there!

Watch “Shake it Off” below.

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