Carrie Underwood Returning to ‘Sunday Night Football’
Football fans, rejoice. Carrie Underwood will be returning once again as the voice of ‘Sunday Night Football.’
— SNF on NBC (@SNFonNBC) June 25, 2014
The songstress will sing a new, updated version of the theme song, ‘Waiting All Day for Sunday Night.’
“This year, they were going for a roaming party-concert — lots of lights and they wanted it to feel really high energy,” she tells the Hollywood Reporter. “I got to go back into the studio and make a few tweaks.”
The 31-year-old reveals that she also taped a video to kick off next year’s Super Bowl as well, complete with “high end digital graphics, the Lombardi trophy replicated larger than life, and the traditional Super Bowl roman numerals taking various shapes across the screen.”
“I feel the glamour a bit more in that one,” she notes. “It’s a game like no other so they wanted to make it have an opening like no other.”
Underwood says that she feels her role in America’s favorite pastime is a perfect fit for her.
“I love football,” she says. “I’m honored they asked me to kick it off. Hopefully when people hear the song, they’ll just feel ready for the big game!”
This is Underwood’s second season as the voice of ‘Sunday Night Football.’ She followed fellow country superstar Faith Hill, who sang the theme song for six years.
‘Sunday Night Football’ will kick off on Sept. 4 with the Green Bay Packers and Seattle Seahawks.