NBC chooses Carrie Underwood to sing Sunday Night Football theme
Summary of 2 articles · Updated May 7, 2013
Carrie Underwood is the new performer of the opening theme to Sunday Night Football,NBC announced Tuesday. The network said Tuesday that Underwood will sing a new version of "Waiting All Day for Sunday Night." “I am thrilled to be a part of NBC’s Sunday Night Football and am so honored they asked me,” Underwood said in a statement released by NBC. A former "American Idol" champion and Grammy winner, Underwood is married to hockey star Mike Fisher. After Faith Hill announced last month that she would not perform the intro for a seventh season, NBC is sticking to the formula of a female country music star. A singer who came to prominence on a show that used to dominate the ratings is now joining the top-rated program on primetime television.