Carrie Underwood has helped give back to the non-profit organization Save the Children through her virtual Easter concert, “My Savior: Live From The Ryman”.
The nationwide superstar has raised more than $ 112,000 for the charity, according to a press release on the Underwood website.
The live Facebook event took place on Easter Sunday in Nashville’s famous Ryman Auditorium and more than 2.5 million people around the world watched. The 38-year-old performed a mix of songs from her new gospel album, “My Savior”.
The Grammy winner was also joined by gospel singer CeCe Winans and NEEDTOBREATHE frontman Bear Rinehart.
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Underwood previously stated that “My Savior” is an “album that I have always wanted to record and I am delighted to be able to bring these uplifting and inspiring songs to life in this special way.”
“It means a lot to be able to bring this event to people in their homes on a day that means so much to us spiritually and to be able to raise much-needed funds and awareness for the incredible work of Save the Children as we celebrate. importance of family, ”she added.
CARRIE UNDERWOOD HOPES GOSPEL ALBUM “ MY SAVIOR ” WILL BRING POSITIVITY AFTER A “ DIFFICULT YEAR ”
Underwood told The Associated Press in March that she used the pandemic to really focus on creating this new album. Besides “My Savior”, she also recorded her Christmas album “My Gift” in 2020.
“It’s a great time to really slow down and be super intentional about what I’m doing,” Underwood said. “It’s not about the biggest, the best thing. It’s the little thing, the thing that’s in me.”
She also told People magazine that she hopes “My Savior” will inject much-needed positivity into the lives of fans after a year marked by the coronavirus.
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“Last year has been a tough year for everyone, and I think just wanting to be positive in this world and sing those songs that bring me so much joy, I hope others can be like that too and that these songs can bring joy to others, “she said on the exit. “It goes back to everything I do … I just want to do positive things.”
Fox News’s Tyler McCarthy contributed to this report.
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