Taylor Swift is urging her fans to help MTV Restore the Shore in the wake of Hurricane Sandy.
In a message recorded backstage Sunday night at MTV’s European Music Awards, Taylor recalled her personal connection to the New Jersey seaside.
"As a kid, I spent my summers at the Shore, and I have so many amazing memories for that time in my life,” Taylor says. “So I'm sending all my love and support to all the people in New Jersey who suffered through Hurricane Sandy.”
MTV's Restore the Shore benefit airs live from Times Square Thursday at 11 p.m. Eastern. That same night, Taylor performs her song “State of Grace” for the first time live on The X Factor on Fox at 8:00 p.m.
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