In conjunction with her recently-released Greatest Hits: Decade #1 , Carrie Underwood took a moment to reflect on her career and her opportunities to work with some of her idols — in and out of country music. She’s thrilled that she got to sing with her peers, like Miranda Lambert, and idols (Willie Nelson). But she says, “I also got to do some stuff that was kind of unexpected… I got to sing with Steven Tyler, Tony Bennett. I got to be part of Stand Up To Cancer with Beyonce and Rihanna.” Things like that are really really special,” she adds, “kind of random, and really amazing.” Watch the video below.
Underwood enjoys these genre-crossing moments, but she’s not the only one who has fun. “It’s cool to see the appreciation that artists outside of country music have for country music,” she says. “They’ll always sit down with me and they’ll talk and they’ll tell me their favorite people… I feel so honored to sing with them, and they feel so honored to be in the country music world as well.”
Greatest Hits: Decade #1 is currently sitting at No. 4 on the Billboard 200.