Dolly! Reba! Carrie Underwood Honors Nation Greats in ACMs Efficiency

Taking it again, y’all! Carrie Underwood rocked out on the 2020 Academy of Nation Music Awards whereas paying tribute to feminine nation music legends.

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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 sturdy 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 95th anniversary of the Grand Ole Opry.

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,” images of every of the legendary musicians have been proven behind her.

She rocked out to “The Night time the Lights Went Out in Georgia” by McEntire, 65, and “A Damaged Wing” by McBride, 54, amongst different hits.

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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 “Earlier than He Cheats” within the present’s opener together with different Entertainer of the 12 months nominees together with Luke Bryan and Thomas Rhett.

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Earlier than kicking off the present, the mom of two gave followers a behind-the-scenes have a look at her pre-show magnificence routine.

“Preparing for tonight! Let’s do that, @ACMawards! @CALIAbyCarrie #FW20 #StayThePath #ChooseYou,” she wrote alongside a photograph of herself through Instagram holding a roller in her hair as she sat on her mattress sporting exercise gear.

Underwood isn’t any stranger to killer ACM Awards performances. Final 12 months, the American Idol winner returned to the awards present stage in her first reside occasion since welcoming her second son, Jacob.

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On the time, the “Cowboy Casanova” artist sang each exterior, poolside in Las Vegas for the April 2019 present, earlier than heading inside the world, singing “Southbound.”

She additionally joined forces with This Is UsChrissy Metz for a rendition of “I’ll Stand With You” hours after revealing she needed to pump breast milk as part of her “multitasking” present prep.

The “Two Black Cadillacs” singer welcomed her son Jacob in January 2020. She additionally shares son Isaiah, 5, with husband Mike Fisher.