Carrie Underwood’s Dream Duet Partner? Axl Rose
"I've covered enough Guns N' Roses stuff, and it was people like him who taught me how to sing," Underwood explains. "They were so different. I look at people like him and Freddie Mercury, those people who were doing all these crazy runs. It was so different."
On Sunday (Nov. 22), Underwood debuted her new single, "Heartbeat," at the 2015 American Music Awards. While the song isn't a duet per se, the slower tune, with a hint of R&B in the verses and a mandolin-tinged chorus, does feature backing vocals provided by none other than Sam Hunt.
In addition to performing at the 2015 AMAs, Underwood also took home the award for Favorite Female Country Artist.
“Thank you so much. Thank you fans. I thank God for you and for country music and for all the blessings that I — I just don’t know how I’m on the stage right now, to be honest,” Underwood said before recognizing her husband and son, as well as all of her management team — “all of the people that I am just so blessed to have in my life.”
After the holidays are over, Underwood will kick off her 2016 Storyteller — Stories in the Round Tour. It’s scheduled to run through the end of May and will be her first tour with baby Isaiah in tow.
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