Taylor Swift to Kanye West: You're Still an Innocent

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MTV viewers saw a new side to Taylor Swift at last night's Video Music Awards.

The singer went dark and serious for "Innocent," a song off her upcoming album, "Speak Now." Many believe it was written and performance as a response to Kanye West and the embarrassing incident that took place at last year's ceremony.

Check out the lyrics and rendition below and decide for yourself...

Sang Swift at the event:

"Lost your balance on the tight rope/it's never too late to get it back... Today is never too late to be brand new... Every one of us has messed up too. I hope you remember today's never too late...to be friends with you....You're still an innocent."

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Look, Taylor potrays a young women how she should be betrayed. She CAN sing or I doubt that she would have sold so many records or for that matter have been signed. The fact that she stood up for herself shows her bravery and integrity because in that song she did not say one time Kanye's name. She wouldn't waste her breathe on an idiot. It's a song and this is a website. The world goes on. They dont call it Taylor Nation for nothing.

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I usually dont like this sort of music but I think this song is very beautiful, lets you know that everything can still be ok, and thats a hard concept to hold onto in life sometimes.

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to kellye i do not take drugs its bad so wyh r u lashing out on ididn't do anything to u can people have their onw comment i like her music i don't like her

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Sara, I suggest that you enroll in English 101 at your nearest institution, since obviously the "classes" you took didn't really work out all that well for you. Cocaine is a hell of a drug. Just saying. ;)

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I would say she sung poorly and looked bad, but the song is actually good and quite touching really. I think people are being so harsh because they haven't listened to the song and realized it's not a dis... It's a song of forgiveness. You don't like decency, forgiveness, and grace? Fine, but that's your issue; not hers.

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NOT TO MANY PEOPLE THAT CAN ACTUALLY SING GOOD WITHOUT EDITING. MOST ARTIST WHO SING LIVE THESE DAYS AREN'T VERY GOOD BUT TAYLOR IS A NATRUAL I LOVE THIS SONG!

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to kellye i did go to school so fyi i like taylor but i don't like what she does take a guy date them and break up and make a hit song i think this whole deal with kanye and taylor needs to get over with and my grandma read that taylor was scared when she sang she did know what he was going to to and they had bodygraues with her and i think they r doing this so she can sell her new album so r anyone going buy it when it come out?

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Hey, good for her, after what that goof did at the previous award show, embarassing her and all, no way can anyone let that slide. Go Taylor, take crap from no one.

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SEE how many country stars have ever won VMAs award?? FEW Taylor is a very understanding, talented, sincere & passionate artist.. she is beautiful inside out

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we all have preference when it comes to the quality of the voice of the singer. her voice is just way too ordinary. but she's got good songs.