Nominated in 12 VMA categories this year, Taylor Swift took to the MTV VMA stage to open the show like only she can.

The hit singer performed “Lover” for the first time live along with “You Need To Calm Down” bringing Todrick Hall on stage to help her.

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Dressed a gold corset and blue high-waisted blue booty shorts Swift’s colourful, fun-filled opening wowed the crowd.

Swift then took it down a notch, slipped on a blazer and it was just a girl and her guitar while she sang “Lover” to a captivated audience.

She has previously won seven VMAs and is sure to add more to her collection this evening.