Carrie Underwood, Brad Paisley perform together at the Grand Ole Opry

Carrie Underwood, Brad Paisley perform together at the Grand Ole Opry
Two of country music’s biggest stars came together to perform at the genre’s most famous venue.

On Saturday, Carrie Underwood and Brad Paisley — who often co-host the Country Music Association Awards together — took to the stage at the Grand Ole Opry to perform some of their biggest hits.

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The duo was able to maintain a safe distance from one another during their performance as coronavirus continues to sweep the nation.

Country stars Carrie Underwood (left) and Brad Paisley performed together -- socially distanced -- at the Grand Ole Opry.

Country stars Carrie Underwood (left) and Brad Paisley performed together — socially distanced — at the Grand Ole Opry.
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Their performance kicked off with a rendition of Underwood’s “Jesus Take the Wheel.” Other songs performed include “Whiskey Lullaby,” “Ghost On the Stereo” and a cover of Loretta Lynn and Conway Twitty’s song “Louisiana Woman, Mississippi Man.”

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“As long as the Opry keeps going, I have hope for country music and Nashville,” said Paisley during the performance, per ET Canada.

Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood at

Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood at “The 52nd Annual CMA Awards” in 2018. (Image Group LA/Walt Disney Television via Getty Images)

Referencing the space between herself and Paisley, 47, the 37-year-old Underwood joked: “This is like the river, 6ft apart, for the pandemic.”

Because of the pandemic, performances at the opry have turned to the internet to reach audiences.

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This month, fellow country stars Riley Green, Tenille Townes, Ashley McBryde and Mark Wills will all be welcomed to the legendary stage.

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