It was fate! The world was wowed by Chrissy Metz’s stunning voice during the 54th annual Academy of Country Music Awards on Sunday, April 7, and the This Is Us star is still in shock that the performance happened in the first place.
After flying overnight to New York City following her epic rendition of “I’m Standing With You” from her new film, Breakthrough, Metz, 38, chatted with Kelly Ripa and Ryan Seacrest about the milestone moment in her career.
“It was pretty incredible,” the Sierra Burgess Is a Loser actress gushed on Live With Kelly and Ryan about performing alongside Carrie Underwood. Ripa, 48, then asked when the act was planned.
“I didn’t generally, the universe simply, kind of, it just arrived, Metz answered. “You know, Diane Warren wrote the tune … thus it sort of just received some conversational attention, however I didn’t think it would occur thus when it was exhibited, I’m similar to, ‘Uh, better believe it, OK. I’m apprehensive insane, yet truly, I’d love to do it!'”
The Florida local additionally opened up about how she rationally prepared to sing before the substantial group on live TV at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday. “I resembled, I’m simply going to proceed to be available and true, and be readied,” Metz clarified. “You know, we had practices and I simply did it.”
Twitter went wild over Metz’s delightful voice following her execution with Underwood, 36, Maddie & Tae, Lauren Alaina and Mickey Guyton.
“You truly inspired me today around evening time @ChrissyMetz – Could you envision the weight being in front of an audience with every one of those solid, savage female vocalists? Jack would be so pleased. #ACMawards #ChrissyMetz #ThisIsUs,” one fan composed. Included a second Twitter client: “Just watched @ChrissyMetz sing on the ACM’s, she looked wonderful, sang flawlessly, she is so gifted, such a passionate melody, can hardly wait to see the film #Breakthroughmovie.”