COUNTRY MUSIC SUPERSTAR CARRIE UNDERWOOD’S STIRRING MY SAVIOR: LIVE FROM THE RYMAN CONCERT DVD, OUT TODAY
MY SAVIOR: LIVE FROM THE RYMAN TV SPECIAL ALSO PREMIERES TONIGHT, AIRING ACROSS MULTIPLE NETWORKS AND PLATFORMS THROUGHOUT NORTH AMERICA
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23 JULY 2021 (TORONTO, ON) – Seven-time GRAMMY® Award winner and three-time ACM Entertainer of the Year Carrie Underwood has just released her ﬁrst-ever gospel LIVE performance DVD, My Savior: LIVE From The Ryman. The DVD was released internationally by Gaither Music Group in partnership with Capitol Records Nashville with distribution by Capitol Christian Music Group/Universal.
Filmed at the celebrated Ryman Auditorium, known worldwide as “The Mother Church of Country Music,” the performance brings Underwood’s best-selling, critically-acclaimed studio album My Savior (Capitol Records Nashville/Universal Music Canada) to life on that legendary stage with powerful performances of traditional gospel hymns she grew up singing, including “Amazing Grace” and “How Great Thou Art.”
“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,” says Underwood of My Savior.
Other highlights of the Ryman concert include a duet with CeCe Winans, the best-selling and most-awarded female gospel artist of all time, on the classic hymn “Great Is ThyFaithfulness.” Singer/songwriter Bear Rinehart, frontman of the rock band,NEEDTOBREATHE, also makes a special appearance, joining Underwood to sing on another traditional hymn, “Nothing But The Blood Of Jesus.” Southern gospel and harmonica legend Buddy Greene and 10-time CMA Musician of the Year Mac McAnally, both of whom played on the album, also appear with Underwood. The DVD also features Underwood’s renditions of the time-honored classics “Because He Lives,” “Just As I Am,” “Victory In Jesus,” “The Old Rugged Cross,” and “Softly And Tenderly.”
In addition, Underwood’s performance video for the gospel classic “Because He Lives” released today across digital video platforms. The country music superstar’s powerful rendition of the song coincides with this year’s celebration of the song’s 50th anniversary.
The My Savior: Live From The Ryman TV special will air tonight on UPtv at 9:30pm ET, andagain on Sunday, July 25, at 9:00am ET. The special will air over the weekend on networksincluding DIRECTV, DISH TV, TBN, RFD-TV and more; and it will air in Canada on The Miracle Channel, Vision TV, Hope TV and CTS (Crossroads). The special is also available now on GAITHERTV (Roku/Apple/ Amazon) and on the Gaither TV YouTube Channel for a limitedtime.
The My Savior: LIVE From The Ryman DVD is available for purchase at Amazon, Walmart,Target, Gaither.com, and other national retailers https://lnk.to/MySaviorDVDCU.
My Savior: LIVE From The Ryman - DVD SONG LISTING:
- Jesus Loves Me (instrumental)
- Because He Lives
- Blessed Assurance
- Nothing But The Blood Of Jesus
- Just As I Am
- O How I Love Jesus
- Softly And Tenderly
- Great Is Thy Faithfulness (feat. CeCe Winans)
- I Surrender All Victory
- In Jesus How Great Thou Art
- The Old Rugged Cross
- Amazing Grace/Something In The Water
About Carrie Underwood
Carrie Underwood is a true multi-format, multi-media superstar, spanning achievements in music, television, film, and as a New York Times bestselling author and successful entrepreneur. She has sold more than 64 million records worldwide, recorded 27 #1 singles (14 of which she co-wrote), and has seven albums that are certified Platinum or Multi-Platinum by the RIAA, all while continuing to sell out arena tours across North America and the UK. All nine of her consecutive album releases (two of which she co-produced) from the beginning of her career debuted #1 on the Billboard Country Chart, making her the only artist to accomplish that feat. She has won over 100 major awards including 7 GRAMMY® Awards, 15 ACM Awards including three for Entertainer of the Year (the first female in history to win twice and the only female ever to win three times), 23 CMT Music Awards (holding the record for the most award wins ever for the show), 7 CMA Awards, and 15 American Music Awards. She has also built a successful business portfolio inspired by her passion for health and wellness, including her fitness and lifestyle brand, CALIA by Carrie Underwood, bestselling book, FIND YOUR PATH, her fit52 app, and a partnership with BODYARMOR Sports Drink. She recently announced her first-ever residency, REFLECTION: The Las Vegas Residency, at The Theatre at Resorts World Las Vegas, which will begin December 1.
About Gaither Music Group
One of the largest independent Christian music companies in the world and a household name for millions of fans, Gaither Music Group, in partnership with Primary Wave Music Publishing, is known worldwide for its award-winning and top-selling recordings, including the Gaither Gospel Series, of which 133 products have been certified gold, platinum or multi-platinum. These recordings, which encompass more than 177 video copyrights, showcase gospel music pioneers; many of the finest performers in the gospel and country genres; up-and-coming acts; and country artists including The Oak Ridge Boys, Jimmy Fortune, Joey+Rory, Alabama, Alan Jackson, The Statler Brothers, George Jones, Vince Gill, Josh Turner, Tennessee Ernie Ford, The Isaacs and others. The brand has partnered with Sandi Patty, Gloria Gaynor, Steven Curtis Chapman and a host of acclaimed talents from various fields of music.
Gaither Music Group has garnered sales of more than 40 million DVDs and CDs, including such PBS stalwarts as Billy Graham: God’s Ambassador, the only authorized video autobiography of Reverend Billy Graham; The Gospel Music of Johnny Cash; and three Elvis Presley projects, including He Touched Me and The Gospel Music of Elvis Presley, in conjunction with the Elvis Presley Estate. The company developed a partnership with Cracker Barrel Old Country Store® in 2008; and its alliances with Capitol Christian Music Group, Universal Music Group and Time Life Music remain bedrocks for the company.