Underwood hit all the fitting notes whereas singing “I Wanna Keep in mind” at The Bonnaroo Farm in Manchester, Tennessee. She wore a white jacket and pants with a black belt and boots, whereas her lengthy curls cascaded down her shoulders.
NEEDTOBREATHE — made up of members Bear Rinehart, Seth Bolt and Josh Lovelace — introduced in Might that Underwood, 38, would collaborate on “I Wanna Keep in mind” from their upcoming album, Into the Thriller, which is ready to be launched on July 30.
“‘I Wanna Keep in mind’ is a nostalgic observe and takes you again to the moments you by no means need to overlook. All of us got here from small cities, and people roots have cemented into the material of the band and our music,” the Christian rock band stated in a press launch on the time. “We felt like [Underwood’s] small city roots and humble beginnings had been the proper addition to this tune.”
The American Idol alum has a historical past of performing with the group. Rinehart supplied background vocals for her rendition of “Nothing however the Blood of Jesus,” launched on her gospel album, My Savior, in March. He additionally sang the observe along with her as a part of a dwell live performance from the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, Tennessee, on Easter Sunday in April.
Underwood was nominated in two classes on the nation music awards present: Video of the 12 months and Collaborative Video of the 12 months for her “Hallelujah” duet with John Legend. She had already gained Video of the 12 months eight instances, greater than another artist. She took dwelling the highest honor once more on Wednesday evening.
Underwood gave Legend a shout-out throughout her acceptance speech. “Thanks for sending me this unimaginable tune and agreeing to sing with me on it and making this unimaginable video, which I’m so happy with,” she raved. “Congratulations on what I feel is your first CMT Award. Woo!”
The “Love Wins” singer is the most awarded person in the history of the CMT Awards. Her whole rose to 22 trophies in October 2020 when she took dwelling Feminine Video of the 12 months and Video of the 12 months for “Ingesting Alone.”
“Oh, my gosh. Thanks a lot. Thank you CMT,” she stated throughout her acceptance speech for Feminine Video of the 12 months on the time. “Thanks followers a lot for voting. It means a lot to me and simply lets me know that you just’re nonetheless doing what you do, which is giving the love.”
Underwood concluded: “Thanks, followers. Simply thanks, I don’t deserve you.”
The Grammy winner appeared at the awards ceremony in 2020 via video call after the coronavirus pandemic delayed the occasion for 4 months.
After the 2021 ceremony, she has 23 CMT Awards to her title.