Monica showed up at the CMT Music Awards and delivered
Monica delivered a touching performance of the inspirational track “Pray” with country artists Jimmie Allen and Little Big Town at Monday night’s CMT Music Awards. The song appears on Allen’s 2021 Bettie James Gold Edition album, according to Taste of Country.
Monica joined Allen and Little Big Town on stage as they angelically sang the hymn-like chorus with sweet harmonies, according to Billboard.
Standing on stage and dressed in white, Monica took the mic and delivered her flawless vocals.
During the performance, the singer seemed touched by the lyrics as she stood alongside the other performers.
The spiritual ballad is described as a crossover of genres and serves as an anthem for greater unity and inclusion in the country music industry.
“This song is powerful because, for me, it was not a religious song. I’m not really a religious guy,” Allen said. Billboard.
“I am spiritual, but I am not religious. When I heard it, it just pushes the idea that at some point in everyone’s life, we all go through something that causes you to stop and realize you need a higher power. to help you get through the situation you find yourself in. Added a 36-year-old country artist.
In August 2021, Monica hinted at making a country album, reports The Source.