Carrie Underwood

Carrie Underwood Shines at Spotify’s Hot Country Live Inaugural Concert

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Last night, July 4th, Spotify celebrated Independence Day country-style by kicking off its new Hot Country Live concert series with a spectacular inaugural concert in NYC featuring headliner Carrie Underwood, supporting act Dan + Shay and opener Filmoreat the The Rooftop at Pier 17 in NYC’s famed Seaport District.

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The sold-out event for the new series successfully brought the Heartland to The Big Apple, as attendees enjoyed live performances with a rooftop view that overlooked the East River. Multi-platinum selling and seven-time Grammy Award winning global music superstar, Carrie Underwood captivated the audience with performances of hits including “Blown Away,” “Church Bells,” and her latest single “Cry Pretty,” off her forthcoming album of the same name, to be released Sept 14.Underwood reminisced on the past 13 years since winning American Idol by performing the hit she said she wish she wrote, “Jesus, Take the Wheel”.She closed out the night with fan-favorite “Before He Cheats” to the electric crowd.

Pop-country singer/songwriter Filmore opened the night performing some of his more popular songs including “Love That About You” and “You Know You Wanna,” along with a new song to be released this Friday.

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The chart-topping country music duo Dan + Shay took the stage next as the main support act, bringing their infectious brand of country to excited NYC fans as they performed hits including “All To Myself,” “From the Ground Up,” and “Tequila,” which is their current #1 country song off their newest album, which is also #1 on the Billboard country albums chart. In a celebratory 4th of July fashion, Dan + Shay kept the American spirit alive, as they rallied the energetic crowd to chant “USA”.

Hot Country Live will serve as an extension of the popular flagship Hot Country playlist, which features more than 4.5 million followers worldwide. The new live concert series will bring today’s most dynamic country music stars, many of whom are featured in the Hot Country playlist each week, to select cities nationwide. Spotify creates truly memorable experiences for artists and fans, and with the launch of Hot Country Live, will bring country music fans even closer to their favorite artists.

Check out the Hot Country Playlist HERE

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