The 32-year-old American Idol alum (and new mom) delivered the gospel-tinged cover during a concert in Buffalo, N.Y., on Saturday (Oct. 25), just days before the release of Swift’s new album, 1989, on Monday.
— Taylor Swift (@taylorswift13) October 26, 2014
“This is a church song, this is a soulful song,” Clarkson said. “This is one of my favorite songs out right now.”
Swift soon caught wind of Clarkson’s take on “Shake It Off” and quickly took to twitter to voice her approval. Watch the performance below.