“I’m gonna be your ghost story/that protecting you up, all evening reminiscence,” she sang as a wind machine dramatically blew again her blonde hair and prepare. “I’ll be haunting you, you’ll be wanting me/I’m gonna be your ghost story.” By tune’s finish, Underwood was lifted just a few ft off the bottom on a pedestal.
The nation star launched “Ghost Story,” a brooding, eerie quantity about haunting an ex-lover, final month. Written by frequent Underwood collaborator David Garcia with Josh Kear and Hillary Lindsey, it’s her first new music since 2021’s My Savior and arrives as Underwood is within the midst of her Las Vegas residency at Resorts World. The singer is ready to headline this 12 months’s Stagecoach Pageant in Indio, California, on April 30.
Underwood, a seven-time Grammy winner, was nominated in two classes on the 2022 ceremonies. Her duet with Jason Aldean, “If I Didn’t Love You,” was up for Greatest Nation Duo/Group Efficiency (it misplaced to Brothers Osborne’s “Youthful Me”), whereas her LP My Savior was nominated — and received — for Greatest Roots Gospel Album.