returned to CMAs on Wednesday, November 2. After crossing into the pop world with her latest album “”, the “Shake It Off” hitmaker made a surprise appearance at the 50th Annual Country Music Association Awards.
The 26-year-old superstar was on hand to of the night, Entertainer of the Year, to . “Hi, Nashville!” she said on stage before presenting the award, “It’s been almost 13 years since I came to Nashville with a dream of being a songwriter and a recording artist.”
She continued, “And I learned so much about what it means to be an entertainer from the remarkable artists in this arena tonight. That’s just one of the reasons I feel so honored to present this next award to any one of these five outstanding nominees for Entertainer of the Year, and be a part of this historic night we’ll all remember.”
The country-turned-pop star was stunning in a Julien Macdonald gown paired with Stuart Weitzman shoes. She completed her looks with Irit Design earrings, and rings by Maxior Joias, Borgioni Jewels, and House of Gilan.
Swift herself had won Entertainer of the Year at CMAs twice. She also won nine other CMA Awards. Prior to tonight’s appearance, she was last seen at the event in 2013.
But Swift was not the only surprise that night. took the stage to with the . , and were among Hollywood actors who were tapped as presenters at the show, which was hosted by and .