Live from the Bicentennial Mall stage in Downtown Nashville, the country superstar and fast-rising singer teamed up to perform John Denver’s most popular tune, “Take Me Home, Country Roads.”
“Y’all know this song, Let’s go!” Andress said as they kicked off their performance together.
Bentley and Andress then performed a unique rendition of the song, which prompted a massive sing-along with the 100,000+ fans in attendance.
Watch their performance of the Denver classic below.
“Take Me Home, Country Roads” was written by Bill Danoff, Taffy Nivert and John Denver about the state of West Virginia. The song, released in 1971, has been covered by a variety of singers over the years, including HomeFree, Olivia Newton-John, and many others.
The inaugural New Year’s Eve Live: Nashville’s Big Bash also featured performances from Fisk Jubilee Singers, Lady A, BRELAND, King Calaway, Riley Green, Chris Janson, Jon Pardi, Carly Pearce, Lainey Wilson, Jason Aldean, Jimmie Allen, Kelsea Ballerini, Gabby Barrett, Brooks & Dunn, Luke Bryan, Miranda Lambert, Darius Rucker, Blake Shelton, Cole Swindell and more.
Sam Hunt, Elle King and Zac Brown Band were also set to perform during the concert event, however they will no longer be participating.
The five-hour celebration also included once-in-a-lifetime collaborations, performances of chart-topping hits and covers of some of the most iconic songs in country music.
Co-hosted by Radio and TV personality Bobby Bones and Entertainment Tonight’s Rachel Smith, the star-studded New Year’s Eve special aired live from Nashville, Tennessee, on Friday, December 31 (8:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT, 11:30 PM-1:30 AM, ET/PT), on CBS Television Network.
The show was also available to stream live and on demand on Paramount+.