Making for an emotional debut of her new song, Taylor Swift shared her track "Ronan" at the Stand Up to Cancer telethon at The Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, CA on Friday (September 7).
The "Fearless" songstress looked elegantly pretty in a red and black printed dress while attempting to hold back tears as she sang the song inspired by a 3-year-old boy who passed away last year from neuroblastoma.
Hoping to inspire others to generosity, Taylor took to her Twitter page yesterday to let her fans know about the benefit of purchasing her song on iTunes, writing, "I'm playing a new song 'Ronan' tonight on Stand Up For Cancer. It'll be on iTunes tonight with all my proceeds to cancer related charities."
After the heartwarming performance, it looked like fans everywhere were in support of Ms. Swift's new song. The 22-year-old singer posted another photo on her social media page later in the evening which showed that "Ronan" took the number two spot on the iTunes top songs list.
Taylor was first motivated to write the song after seeing a blog post from Ronan's mother, Maya Thompson, who Swift also gave a co-writing credit to.
You can check out the video from the event in the player below and "Ronan" is available on iTunes now.