Carrie Underwood definitely knows how to steal a show! During Monday (April 11) night’s 2022 CMT Music Awards, the country queen and eight-time Grammy Award winner slayed the stage with a never-before-seen performance for her current track “Ghost Story.”
Kelsea Ballerini, who hosted the show from home after testing positive for COVID-19, introduced Underwood as an artist who has won the most CMT Music Awards in history and teased the audience about a soaring performance that’s about to happen.
Carrie Underwood Then Took The Audience To New Heights
In a pre-recorded clip, Carrie Underwood looked dazzling in a glittery lavender bodysuit with tulle detail. She was joined by a whole cast of acrobatic dancers performing a routine in aerial silks as she sang her brand-new country pop ballad “Ghost Story” off her forthcoming album, Denim & Rhinestones.
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Then, the audience got the surprise of their lives when the country star went up in the air on her own set of silks. She sang the last part of the song while doing a stunning aerial routine. The crowd quickly erupted in cheers as they witnessed Underwood delivering a pitch-perfect, powerful finale to her emotional ballad.
The recently filmed video was actually taken at Resorts World Theatre in Las Vegas, where Underwood has a residency in the place.
Meanwhile, this year’s CMT Music Awards was broadcasted live from its brand-new place, the historic Municipal Auditorium. In addition to Ballerini, Kane Brown and Anthony Mackie were also tapped to host the show.
Anyway, make sure to watch Carrie Underwood’s performance in the video below; it was nothing short of incredible.