When Taylor Swift released her 'Shake It Off' single and music video earlier this month, it was it official: The former country singer has made the switch to full-blown pop star! So what do her Nashville contemporaries think about this crossover? Brad Paisley finds it 'admirable,' he told E! News Thursday at iHeartRadio's release party for his ninth studio album, Moonshine in the Trunk. The 'River Bank' singer said, Taylor 'has this vision for who she wants to be going forward.