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Big Weekend For Taylor Swift In Nashville

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Country music superstar Taylor Swift has taken center stage in Nashville for three days straight. She wrapped up the North American leg of her "RED" tour here in Music City.

Thursday night she performed the first of three sold out concerts at the Bridgestone Arena.

Taylor's "RED" tour has played to sold-out crowds across the United States and Canada since March, including 36 arenas and nine stadiums. 

The shows in Nashville on Thursday, Friday and Saturday have come at the end a record-breaking run where she played to more than 1.36 million fans 66 shows in 47 cities over the last 6 months. 

Taylor's buddy from the United Kingdom, Ed Sherran, was scheduled to open all three shows in Music City.  

Earlier Thursday, Swift was presented with a plaque commemorating $4 million in sales for her album "RED" in the United Kingdom. The album has sold six million copies worldwide.  

The singer said she wanted to save Nashville as the last city in the North American leg of her tour.

After her U.S. tour, Taylor Swift planned to travel down under to entertain crowds in Australia.

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