For those of you sick of the Montana Fishburnes and the Speidis of this world, we present to you Taylor Swift.

She's America's favorite daughter, a pure throwback to the days when music artists became famous for their music by keeping their clothes on and not living life for a camera. What a world that must have been?!?

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Yes, kiddies, it's true. Talent can indeed carry you somewhere beyond the local mall performance. (Of course, marketing has helped Swift, but that's true of every artist.)

In the video below, here's your 20-year-old heroine talking about her new single and video for "Mine," which will premiere across multiple platforms Friday (Aug. 27). At 8:30 p.m., CMT.com, MTV.com and VH1.com will present an exclusive online premiere "roadblock." At 9 p.m., MTV will show the video on-air.

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