Carrie Underwood and Ludacris team up for new Super Bowl song


Underwood said in a statement that "our main focus was to celebrate athletes at the top of their game, but we also wanted the song to resonate with people in their everyday lives".

Underwood co-wrote the song with Brett James, Chris DeStefano, and Ludacris.

News, Ludacris said, "It was a pleasure to collaborate with Carrie for this inspirational song."Fred Gaudelli, executive producer of NBC Sunday Night Football and the Super Bowl LII presentation, added, "When we met with Carrie past year to discuss the Super Bowl open, we each brought ideas".

Adding to the pop sound is rapper Ludacris, who is featured on the track.

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Listen to the full song in the lyric video above. The song will also be accompanied by a video during the opening on February 4.

And if the title didn't already give it away, the anthem has a strong upbeat, inspirational vibe, making it flawless for NBC's Super Bowl and Winter Olympic Games coverage, where the song will be featured, according to the video's description.

Carrie is no stranger to the gridiron: he has been the face and voice of NBC's Sunday Night Football show open for the last five seasons.

The Jim Jonsin-produced record, which was released alongside a lyric video today, has been confirmed to be the opening track for Super Bowl LII.