Taylor Swift’s performance of “Betty” on the ACM Awards this week was so perfect and such a hit that it’s landed on the iTunes chart at number 13– and rising.
“Betty” is indeed a strong choice for Grammy Song of the Year this season, as its album, “Folklore,” is for Album of the Year. “Betty” is a throwback to story songs like “Piano Man,” “Luka,” and “Sunny Came Home.” It also has a distinctive Joni Mitchell feel to it. Plus, the subject is a little daring.
Here’s the video from the ACMs: