Lady A paid homage to country icon Randy Travis with a performance of “Forever And Ever, Amen” during NBC’s Grand Ole Opry: 95 Years of Country Music special on Sunday evening (Feb. 14).
The trio, comprised of Charles Kelly, Hillary Scott and Dave Haywood, added their signature harmonies to their cover of the song, making for a memorable performance of the beloved Randy Travis hit.
The GRAMMY-winning group’s performance came after they received an invitation to become the newest members of the Grand Ole Opry from Darius Rucker.
“Well, that was the most unexpected surprise, we are so honored, speechless truly, and Randy Travis we hope we do you justice on this one,” Scott shared.
Following the trio’s performance, Randy Travis took to social media to react, writing, “Great job on “Forever and Ever, Amen” to the newest members of the @opry @ladya! I’m proud to officially welcome you into the Grand Ole Opry family, though you’ve been a part of it for years.”
Grand Ole Opry: 95 Years of Country Music also featured performances from Trisha Yearwood, Dierks Bentley, Garth Brooks, Kelsea Ballerini, Little Big Town, Little Big Town, Old Crow Medicine Show, Brad Paisley, Dolly Parton, Kane Brown, Darius Rucker, Blake Shelton, Marty Stuart and Carrie Underwood.
The show also gave fans a look back at some of the most iconic performances in Opry history and showcased archived Opry interview and performance footage from today’s Opry members and legendary artists.
Additionally, the two-hour special also included star-studded collaborations from Darius Rucker featuring Old Crow Medicine Show, Carrie Underwood with Brad Paisley, Dierks Bentley and Marty Stuart, Vince Gill featuring Reba McEntire and more.
Hosted by Brad Paisley and Blake Shelton, Grand Ole Opry: 95 Years of Country Music aired on Sunday, February 14 at 9 p.m. EST on NBC.