Taylor Swift Duets With Mick Jagger on ‘(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction’ in Nashville [Watch]
Swift was wrapping up a two-night stand at the Bridgestone Arena in Music City,. where she lived for years and established her career before departing for New York City and a move to pop music. She's been bringing a number of special guests onstage in different markets to make each show special, including appearances from Aerosmith frontman Steven Tyler, Alison Krauss and rising young star Kelsea Ballerini on Friday night (Sept. 25).
Swift brought British pop star Leona Lewis onstage first on Saturday, performing Lewis' song, "Bleeding Love." She told the crowd she had first seen Lewis perform in L.A. at a party thrown by Clive Davis, saying, "I had never been struck by (a singer) like I was this lady," according to Nashville's Tennessean newspaper.
She saved the legendary Rolling Stones frontman for last, closing out the main portion of her show with "Shake It Off," the lead single from her first-ever pop album, 1989. After confetti fell and she took a bow, Swift let the fans know she had one final surprise for them.
“The person I’m about to bring out has been so incredibly kind to me over the years,” she said. “This person is one of the greatest entertainers of all time … This person has been knighted.”
With that, Jagger emerged from the wings to perform a very energetic rendition of the Stones classic, to the roar of the delighted crowd. The ageless rocker bounced around the stage and gave a strong vocal performance, while Swift, clad head-to-toe in black, showed a different side to her voice than her material usually allows.
Afterward, the superstar tweeted out her excitement at the joint performance.
Swift's tour in support of 1989 has also featured appearances from Justin Timberlake and Selena Gomez, Dixie Chicks singer Natalie Maines (for “Goodbye Earl“) and Sam Hunt, who performed “Take Your Time” with her. The Band Perry joined her in Indianapolis to perform their hit, “If I Die Young,” and she also brought former Friends star Lisa Kudrow onstage for a duet on “Smelly Cat.” Dierks Bentley joined Swift onstage in Kansas City to perform his hit, "Every Mile a Memory," with her.
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