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Underwood still sings for Sunday night, but she's not "waiting all day"

Monday, June 20, 2016 – Carrie Underwood will not be "waiting all day for Sunday night any more," but she will still be part of the opening theme song for NBC's Sunday Night Football.

Underwood's new intro, "Oh, Sunday Night," is a mix of country, rock and pop.

"I love being part of the Sunday Night Football family and can't wait for the fans to hear the new theme song," said Underwood, who is in her fourth season performing the SNF open for NBC.

"We're excited to kick off our second decade of Sunday Night Football on NBC with a new opening theme," said Fred Gaudelli, Executive Producer of NBC's Sunday Night Football and Thursday Night Football. "Earlier this offseason, Carrie said she had a special idea for a new SNF open song. When we got into the recording studio in Nashville, the song instantly came to life and will be a dynamic addition to our show."

"Oh, Sunday Night" is set to the music of "Somethin' Bad," a chart-topping duet from Underwood and Miranda Lambert, which was released in 2014. Underwood worked with the songwriters of "Somethin' Bad"- Chris DeStefano, Brett James, and Priscilla Renea - to rewrite the lyrics for Sunday Night Football. "Oh, Sunday Night," was produced by Mark Bright and DeStefano.

"Waiting All Day for Sunday Night," the SNF theme song from 2006-15, was set to Joan Jett's "I Hate Myself for Loving You."

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