Watch Carrie Underwoods 2022 Sunday Night Football Open

Carrie Underwood 2922 Sunday Night Football

Carrie Underwood premiered her 10th Sunday Night Football opener this week. The new clip features “Waiting All Day for Sunday Night” adapted from Joan Jett’s classic “I Hate Myself for Loving You.”

The American Idol season 4 winner filmed the new opener at The Resorts World Theatre in Las Vegas, home of her ongoing residency, REFLECTION.

For the first time, the show open highlights the game-day energy around each Sunday Night Football game as a dedicated film crew will capture the atmosphere leading up to kickoff including fans tailgating and prepping for the game, player arrivals, and scenes from the host city.

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“Performing the show open for Sunday Night Football for 10 years has been such a joy and privilege for me,” said Carrie in a press statement. “It’s always a fun day when we shoot the new open — our amazing creative team somehow manages to top themselves year after year.”

“We are thrilled to mark a decade working with Carrie and are excited to introduce game-day scenes from the host city and stadium into the show open,” said Tripp Dixon, creative director of the SNF show open for each of the past 10 years.

The show open for Sunday Night Football, will debuted Sunday Sept. 11 on NBC and Peacock leading into Tom Brady and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers visiting Dak Prescott and the Dallas Cowboys.

Carrie is heading out on the road to promote her latest album Denim & Rhinestones

Carrie’s Las Vegas residency, began with sold-out runs in December 2021 and throughout Spring 2022, and will continue in 2023. Her new album, Denim & Rhinestones, which she co-produced with David Garcia, is out now, and the first single from the album, “Ghost Story” is currently Top 10 on the country charts. Carrie recently announced her 43-city U.S. arena tour, THE DENIM & RHINESTONES TOUR, kicking off October 15, with dates throughout Fall 2022 and Spring 2023. Jimmie Allen will serve as the opener.

Carrie looks back at 10 years of Sunday Night Football. Check out the outfits!


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And here’s a behind the scenes look at making the 2002 Sunday Night Football opener


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