Entertainment Carrie Underwood Tears Up During 'Cry Pretty' at ACMs in Emotional First Performance Since Injuring Face

08:40  16 april  2018
08:40  16 april  2018 Source:   People

Carrie Underwood shows full face for first time since accident

  Carrie Underwood shows full face for first time since accident Carrie Underwood shows full face for first time since accidentThe new picture, which Underwood shared Friday on Twitter, features the country music star singing into a microphone during rehearsals with her band.

Carrie Underwood unleashes a pent- up wave of emotions on “ Cry Pretty ,” the heart-swelling single that debuted early Wednesday morning (Apr. 11). The track, the first fans have heard from the country superstar since a scary fall outside her Nashville home in November that resulted in surgery for a

" Cry Pretty " is Carrie Underwood 's first lead single from a music project since "Dirty Laundry" from the 2016 album Storyteller. An emotional ballad, the tune features Underwood singing about those moments in life when one finally hits a wall and falls apart.

Carrie Underwood has returned to the stage for the first time since suffering an injury to her face.

On Sunday, the singer — who sported tear-shaped glitter makeup below her eyes — delivered an emotional performance her new single “Cry Pretty” at the 53rd Academy of Country Music Awards in Las Vegas, receiving a standing ovation at the end of the rendition.

Moments later, the American Idolalum, 35, and Keith Urban returned to the stage to accept the award for vocal event of the year for their duet “The Fighter.”

Carrie Underwood Is at the 'Top of Her Game' Following Face Injury, Source Says (Exclusive)

  Carrie Underwood Is at the 'Top of Her Game' Following Face Injury, Source Says (Exclusive) Carrie Underwood Is at the 'Top of Her Game' Following Face Injury, Source Says (Exclusive)A source tells ET that the country music superstar "is at the top of her game" and excited about her upcoming musical endeavours.

Underwood will perform “ Cry Pretty ” at Sunday’s ACM Awards in Las Vegas, marking the first time she’s appeared onstage in public since her accident last year. Underwood is up for two awards at the ACMs , for Female Vocalist of the Year and Vocal Event of the Year, for “The Fighter” with Keith Urban.

On Sunday, the Oklahoman is set to perform “ Cry Pretty ” during the 2018 ACM Awards. This appearance will mark Underwood ’s first stage performance since her accident back in November resulted in a broken wrist and facial injuries .

“You just knocked it out of the park,” Urban told his collaborator.

“Thank you for having me,” Underwood told Urban through tears. “I’m still shaking right now. Thank you.”

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a woman posing for a picture: Carrie Underwood © CBS Carrie Underwood
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The singer hasn’t attended an event since the CMA Awards last November, which Underwood cohosted with Brad Paisley and where she performed an in memoriam tribute to the victims of the 58 victims who were killed in the mass shooting at the Las Vegas Route 91 Harvest Festival.

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Carrie Underwood Shares New Photo of Her Face During ACM Awards Rehearsals

  Carrie Underwood Shares New Photo of Her Face During ACM Awards Rehearsals Carrie Underwood Shares New Photo of Her Face During ACM Awards RehearsalsCarrie Underwood is getting ready for the ACM Awards!

Here are the lyrics for Carrie Underwood 's emotional new song, " Cry Pretty ". Matt Winkelmeyer/ACMA2017/Getty Images for ACM .

Back on the grind: Carrie Underwood , 35, shared a shot of her rehearsal Friday as she prepared for her comeback to the stage at Sunday's ACM Awards, about five months after she was injured at her Earlier this week, she released a new single called Cry Pretty , which she detailed in her earlier posts.

Shortly after the CMAs, Underwood broke her wrist during a fall on her front porch. And in January, the country star revealed that in the same accident, she suffered an injury to her face, which resulted in more than 40 stitches.

“When I am ready to get in front of a camera, I want you all to understand why I might look a bit different,” Underwood wrote in a letter to her fan club in January.

Carrie Underwood standing on a stage © Ethan Miller/Getty

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Following the accident, Underwood has kept a low-profile on social media but slowly revealed more of her face in photos over the last month.

In December, she shared a selfie of her face swaddled in a scarf; on April 4, she posted a photo from the recording studio that showed half of her face; on April 6, she showed her entire face, from a distance, in a picture from a band rehearsal, likely for the ACMs; and the night before the show, she posted another full-face selfie from a rehearsal.

Carrie Underwood Posts First Close-Up Facial Photo Since ‘Gruesome’ Accident

  Carrie Underwood Posts First Close-Up Facial Photo Since ‘Gruesome’ Accident Carrie Underwood Posts First Close-Up Facial Photo Since ‘Gruesome’ AccidentIn a post on her website last week, Carrie Underwood said her face is “healing pretty nicely” since a November accident that required 40 to 50 stitches to her face — and based on a photo she posted on Instagram late Saturday in advance of her performance on the ACM Awards Sunday, she’s right.

Carrie Underwood shared another photo of her healing face before her first performance since her accident on November 10th. The singer, 35, confirmed that she would play on Sunday's ACM Awards with a photo of herself during the rehearsals.

Carrie Underwood Returns With Soulful Country Single ‘ Cry Pretty ’. Since having a freak accident at her home last year which required 40 to 50 stitches on her face , Carrie Underwood has remained out of the public eye.

Had a great rehearsal for the @acmawards ! Can’t wait until tomorrow night! #CryPretty #ACMAwards

A post shared by Carrie Underwood (@carrieunderwood) on Apr 14, 2018 at 6:23pm PDT

When in 5 degree weather, wrap your @caliabycarrie scarf around your neck and face...you keep warm AND look like an awesome winter snow ninja! #WinWin #StayThePath #LetItSnow #BabyItsColdOutside ?? ??

A post shared by Carrie Underwood (@carrieunderwood) on Dec 27, 2017 at 12:30pm PST

A post shared by Carrie Underwood (@carrieunderwood) on Apr 4, 2018 at 8:01am PDT

Missed these guys. #bandrehearsals

A post shared by Carrie Underwood (@carrieunderwood) on Apr 6, 2018 at 8:04am PDT

The 53rd Academy of Country Music Awards were broadcast live from Las Vegas on CBS starting at 8 p.m. ET on Sunday.


Carrie Underwood Gives First Interviews Since Scary Fall .
The 'Cry Pretty' singer says she's 'been very fortunate in the healing process.'In one of her first interviews since undergoing surgery for a broken right wrist and having 40 to 50 stitches in her face after tumbling outside of her home in Nashville, Tennessee, last November, the 35-year-old singer explains what led to the incident, and how she's been recovering.

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