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WATCH: Carrie Underwood Honors Las Vegas During CMA Awards Performance

November 9, 2017

Carrie Underwood and Brad Paisley made it known throughout the 51st Annual CMA Awards that this year's show would feel different. It was about bringing people together in the country music family after last month's heartbreaking tragedy in Las Vegas.

Underwood performed a beautiful yet chilling rendition of the hymn, "Softly and Tenderly." The performance paid tribute to the 58 lives that were lost at the Route 91 Harvest Festival. 

It was like time stood still as Underwood tried to hold back the tears while on stage. The show also honored Troy Gentry, Glen Campbell, and Don Williams who were all lost in 2017.