Carrie Underwood Reveals Plans for Special Ryman Concert Celebrating Release of Gospel Album

by Jacklyn Krol

Carrie Underwood will be celebrating Easter by giving fans the gift of music.

The country hitmaker will perform at the historic Ryman Auditorium for “My Savior: Live From The Ryman.”  It will be a virtual live concert performance with Underwood singing hymns from her new record, My Savior.

The event will stream live on her Facebook page at 11 AM CT on April 4, Easter Sunday. Fans will be able to replay the stream for 48 hours after the concert’s initial airing. Fans can RSVP via Facebook here.

Although it is a free event, fans can donate which will benefit Save the Children. The charity works with 100 countries to aid in education and hunger programs. They also aid in disasters and local emergencies in communities. This past year, Save The Children aided over 30 million people that were affected by COVID-19. Additionally, they have given almost 21 million meals to children in need in the United States.

CeCe Winans, who duets with Underwood on “Great Is Thy Faithfulness,” will make an appearance during the broadcast. NEEDTOBREATHE frontman Bear Rinehart will also be in attendance. Rinehart previously collaborated with Carrie Underwood on “Nothing But The Blood of Jesus.” Finally, harmonica legend Buddy Greene and CMA Musician of the Year Mac McAnally will make appearances.

All About Carrie Underwood’s ‘My Savior’ Album

My Savior is an album of traditional hymns performed by Underwood. She will be singing the songs in numerous styles like country, folk, bluegrass, and gospel. The record debuts on March 26 and will be available on vinyl on April 30.

“This is an album I have always wanted to record and I’m thrilled to be able to bring these uplifting, inspirational songs to life in this special way,” Carrie Underwood said in a press release. “It means so much to be able to bring this event to people in their homes on a day that holds so much meaning for us spiritually and to be able to raise much-needed funds and awareness for the incredible work of Save the Children as we celebrate the importance of family.”

The record focuses on hymns that Underwood sang while growing up in the church. Carrie Underwood has even previously performed some of these songs like “Softly and Tenderly” and “How Great Thou Art.”

Although she is a staple in country music, her Christian faith has always inspired her music. “This music shaped who I am as a person and is the foundation of my career as a recording artist,” she added. “I feel so blessed to get to share these songs with generations of people who love them as I do, as well as others who might be experiencing them for the first time.”