Taylor Swift’s mum, Andrea, has delivered an emotional tribute to her daughter at the Academy of Country Music Awards.

Just a week after the singer revealed her mum had been diagnosed with cancer, Andrea took to the stage to present Taylor with the 50th Anniversary Milestone Award.

In recognition of her contribution to country music, Swift’s mum told how the 25 year old has grown from a tangled hair little girl.

“For many years I was her constant companion,” she told the crowd.

“I witnessed a young girl with very few friends become a young woman with many, learning to stand up for herself and the things she believes in.”

Excuse us while we wipe away that tear…

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