Carrie Underwood Dons Magnificent Gold Gown Alongside Husband Mike Fisher During GRAMMYs Date Night
Carrie Underwood and her husband Mike Fisher hit the town in Las Vegas for the 2022 GRAMMY Awards. The couple…
Carrie Underwood, Mike Fisher GRAMMYs
Carrie Underwood and her husband Mike Fisher hit the town in Las Vegas for the 2022 GRAMMY Awards.
The couple walked the red carpet together ahead of “Music’s Biggest Night,” marking their first red carpet appearance together since the 2021 CMA Awards.
Underwood had fans swooning as she donned a mustard yellow ombré ball gown with a gold sequin bodice, while Fisher sported a traditional all-black tuxedo with a black bowtie.
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The country superstar walked the red carpet just hours after winning her eighth career GRAMMY Award, taking home a win in the Best Roots Gospel Album category for her faith-based project, My Savior.
Underwood is set to appear during Sunday’s star-studded broadcast to perform her brand new single, “Ghost Story.” Ahead of the show, she teased what fans can expect from her performance with CBS and The Recording Academy.
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“Well, I can’t give away too much about my performance but, you know, it’s just exciting to perform a new song that I love and, yeah, just do it in a way that nobody’s seen before because nobody’s seen it,” she said. “It’s my first performance of this song. So, I’m just excited!”
Co-written by Josh Kear, Hillary Lindsey and David Garcia and Produced by Garcia and Underwood, “Ghost Story” is the lead single from her forthcoming new album.
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“‘Ghost Story’ is a thrilling, dramatic song that David, Hillary and Josh wrote for me,” Underwood previously shared of her new song. “They are such talented, amazing songwriters who know me so well, and from the first time I heard it I knew I had to record it. I have always loved performing songs that tell a story and inspire some kind of cinematic imagery when you hear them, and that is definitely true of ‘Ghost Story.’ It creates a mood and a vibe that is different from anything else I’ve recorded before.”
The Oklahoma native was also nominated for Best Country Duo/Group Performance for “If I Didn’t Love You,” her duet with Jason Aldean.
“I think what makes the GRAMMYs and the nominations just be so special is that you’re being recognized by your peers,” Underwood added. “There’s a lot of really stiff competition in all the categories cause it kind of covers such a wide range of people even within a genre. It’s definitely an honor when you’re nominated.”
Underwood’s appearance comes after she wrapped her latest run at the Resorts World Theatre with REFLECTION: The Las Vegas Residency. Her jaw-dropping show will take a hiatus before returning to the state-of-the-art theatre on May 11.
“Music’s Biggest Night” featured performances from Justin Bieber, Lady Gaga, Billie Eilish, Brothers Osborne, Silk Sonic, Chris Stapleton, Brandi Carlile, Olivia Rodrigo, Lil Nas X with Jack Harlow, Jon Batiste, Billy Strings, Underwood, H.E.R., Brandi Carlile, Billy Strings, Aymée Nuviola, John Legend, J Balvin with Maria Becerra, Maverick City Music, BTS, Nas and more.
The coveted awards show paid tribute to the late Foo Fighters’ drummer, Taylor Hawkins, who passed away at age 50. Cynthia Erivo, Leslie Odom Jr., Ben Platt and Rachel Zegler also honored the late Stephen Sondheim during the In Memoriam segment.
The 2022 GRAMMYs also included a star-studded list of presenters, including Kelsea Ballerini, Lenny Kravitz, Avril Lavigne, Jared Leto, Dua Lipa, Ludacris, Anthony Mackie, Megan Thee Stallion, Billy Porter, Joni Mitchell, Bonnie Raitt, Keith Urban, Questlove and Michaela Jaé Rodriguez.
Hosted by Trevor Noah, the 64th Annual GRAMMY Awards took place live from MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas and aired on Sunday, April 3, exclusively on CBS Television Network at 8/7c.
The show was also available to stream live and on-demand on Paramount+.
Lauren Jo Black
Lauren Jo Black, a University of Central Florida graduate, has immersed herself in the world of country music for over 15 years. In 2008, she co-founded CountryMusicIsLove, eventually selling it to a major record label in 2015. Following the rebranding of the website to Sounds Like Nashville, Black served as Editor-in-Chief for two and a half years. Currently, she assumes the role of Editor-in-Chief at Country Now and oversees Country Now’s content and digital footprint. Her extensive experience also encompasses her previous role as a Country Music Expert Writer for Answers.com and her work being featured on Forbes.com. She’s been spotlighted among Country Aircheck’s Women of Influence and received the 2012 Rising Star Award from the University of Central Florida. Black also spent time in front of the camera as host of Country Now Live, which brought live music directly to fans in 2021 when the majority of concerts were halted due to the pandemic. During this time, she hosted 24 weeks of live concerts via Country Now Live on Twitch with special guests such as Lady A, Dierks Bentley, Jordan Davis, Brett Young, and Jon Pardi. Over the course of her career, she has had the privilege of conducting interviews with some of the industry’s most prominent stars, including Reba McEntire, Blake Shelton, Luke Combs, Carrie Underwood, Luke Bryan, Miranda Lambert, Lainey Wilson, and many others. Lauren Jo Black is a longtime member of the Country Music Association and the Academy of Country Music.