Carrie Underwood Returns to Sunday Night Football With New Virtual Show Opener

Are you ready for some football? Carrie Underwood will be the star of Sunday Night Football‘s open again this year.

According to a press release, the new opening video was put together virtually.  The producers worked according to COVID-19-related guidelines, filming without extras. Players will appear through virtual cameos, while football fans will be highlighted via user-generated content.

Carrie recorded a new version of “Waiting All Day for Sunday Night” at a studio in Nashville.

Last year’s opening featured Carrie with Joan Jett.

Carrie took over the role in 2013 following in Faith Hill’s footsteps.