The CMT Awards are always described as the most casual of the country music award shows, and it seems like Taylor Swift really took that to heart. The teen sensation garnered a few laughs as she took the stage to present an award, carrying her shoes in hand. She joked with the audience that she knew her stylist would not be happy about it, but that the shoes "hurt so bad."

Well, Swift's stylist might not be so angry when she hears who advised the teen to ditch the sky-high heels -- It was one of her musical heroes.

"I was limping up the stairs, and I walked past Faith Hill and I was like, 'This hurts so bad.' And she was like, 'Take 'em off!' And so at that point, I just took off my shoes and did not put them on for the rest of the night," Swift tells Dial-Global. "And I actually accepted an award barefoot and presented an award barefoot and it's like, you know, Faith Hill told me to, [laughs] so I did it!"

Going barefoot certainly worked out for Swift as she won Female Video of the Year and the night's biggest honor, Video of the Year, for 'Our Song.'

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