Taking it again, y’all! Carrie Underwood rocked out on the 2020 Academy of Country Music Awards whereas paying tribute to feminine nation music legends.
The Oklahoma native, 37, honored Dolly Parton, Patsy Cline, Loretta Lynn, Barbara Mandrell, Martina McBride and Reba McEntire from the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville, Tennessee, on Wednesday, September 16.
“These robust voices imply a lot to me and all the opposite feminine artists who stand on their shoulders,” Underwood mentioned earlier than singing a complication of the ladies’s hits to mark the ninety fifth anniversary of the Grand Ole Opry.
Name a greater duo… I’ll wait. #ACMawards pic.twitter.com/oUgwyVKwON
— ACM Awards (@ACMawards) September 17, 2020
The Grammy winner wore a crimson, match and flare robe, with gold earrings and nude heels, as she stood on the enduring stage. As Underwood sang hits from every of her “heroes,” pictures of every of the legendary musicians had been proven behind her.
She rocked out to “The Night the Lights Went Out in Georgia” by McEntire, 65, and “A Broken Wing” by McBride, 54, amongst different hits.
The “Jesus Takes the Wheel” singer’s ode to a few of nation music’s largest feminine voices got here after her she set the stage on hearth together with her hit “Before He Cheats” within the show’s opener together with different Entertainer of the Year nominees together with Luke Bryan and Thomas Rhett.
Before kicking off the show, the mom of two gave followers a behind-the-scenes have a look at her pre-show beauty routine.
“Getting prepared for tonight! Let’s do that, @ACMawards! @CALIAbyCarrie #FW20 #KeepThePath #SelectYou,” she wrote alongside a photograph of herself by way of Instagram holding a roller in her hair as she sat on her mattress carrying exercise gear.
Underwood is not any stranger to killer ACM Awards performances. Last 12 months, the American Idol winner returned to the awards show stage in her first reside occasion since welcoming her second son, Jacob.
At the time, the “Cowboy Casanova” artist sang each exterior, poolside in Las Vegas for the April 2019 show, earlier than heading inside the world, singing “Southbound.”
She additionally joined forces with This Is Us’ Chrissy Metz for a rendition of “I’ll Stand With You” hours after revealing she needed to pump breast milk as part of her “multitasking” show prep.
The “Two Black Cadillacs” singer welcomed her son Jacob in January 2020. She additionally shares son Isaiah, 5, with husband Mike Fisher.
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