Oklahoma native Carrie performed ‘See You Again’ at the June 5 CMT Awards, as a tribute to the victims of the Oklahoma tornado that devastated Moore last month.
Carrie Underwood gave probably the most memorable performance of the night at the June 5 CMT Music Awards, when she sang “See You Again” and her sad and stunning performance got her a standing ovation. Watch the video below.
Carrie Underwood’s CMT Awards Performance
Carrie walked the red carpet in a cute blue shorts suit, and for her performance she wore a stunning dress with her hair pulled back. Her performance was powerful and emotional as she sang for the dozens of people who died and the hundreds who were injured.
The emotional performance from Carrie included screens with images from Oklahoma behind her, while a choir backed her up in a gospel style performance.
Carrie Underwood Reveals Why She Chose This Song
“We really wanted to do something really special with the song,” Carrie told ET Online before the performance, adding, “The song itself, I think, is really beautiful. I’ve heard the most incredible stories about how it’s affected different people and what it means to them.”
Carrie said her connection to Oklahoma made her pick his song: “Right now I feel like it’s very timely. There seem to be a lot of things happening where I’m from especially. I’m from Oklahoma. I really wanted to do kind of a tribute to them.”
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