Willow Smith‘s hit music video “Whip My Hair” hits TV for the first time today, and the star herself also made her television debut during an interview with Ellen DeGeneres!

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“It’s basically the new ‘I’m me,’ ” a happy Willow, who turned 10 on Halloween, told Ellen of her smash hit. “I’m me, I’m doin’ what I wanna do.”

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“I was really nervous,” she added of performing the song live.

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Ellen wanted to make sure Willow kept her neck secure, providing the bright young star with a bedazzled neck brace.

Catch the clip below!

Willow performing “Whip My Hair.”

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