Carrie Underwood kicked of the 2023 season Sunday night football with a rousing rendition of ‘Waiting All Day for Sunday Night’. During her performance, she walked across the catwalk and behind the drum kit. This marks the country star’s 11th consecutive season as the voice of NBC’s Sunday night NFL game.
“Again, the incredible Sunday night football team came up with a fresh, exciting visual concept that really gave us a chance to play,” Underwood said in a statement. During the sensory overload opening, the singer performed “Out of That Truck” in concert from Las Vegas. “I had a blast filming the show again this year at our home away from home, The Resorts World Theater in Las Vegas, and I can’t wait for another football season!” she said. Sunday night footballIn the Week 1 matchup, the New York Giants hosted the Dallas Cowboys.
Underwood has been everywhere lately, releasing a deluxe edition of her album Denim and rhinestones. Last month, she joined Guns N’ Roses onstage in Nashville to perform “Sweet Child O’ Mine” and “Paradise City” with singer Axl Rose, and also opened the show, her third stop on GN’R’s summer tour. Underwood’s set included her own material along with covers like Motörhead’s “Ace of Spades” and “Bad Reputation” by Joan Jett (whose “I Hate Myself for Loving You” inspired the melody for “Waiting All Day for Sunday Night”).
The Oklahoma native also recently talked about her love of hard rock in a special SiriusXM interview that paired her satellite radio channel, Carrie’s Country, with SiriusXM’s heavy rock channel, Octane.
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