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On the first day of summer, country superstar Carrie Underwood made a huge announcement about her fall that have her fans freaking out.

The longtime singer of the theme song for NBC’s “Sunday Night Football,” Carrie announced June 20 that she will be recording a brand-new song for the 2016 season. Set to be titled “Oh, Sunday Night,” the new SNF opening song is set to the music of her 2014 hit duet with Miranda Lambert, “Somethin’ Bad.”

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“I love being part of the ‘Sunday Night Football’ family and can’t wait for the fans to hear the new theme song,” said Carrie in a press release about the new song.

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“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.”

Football and music fans alike will recall that “Waiting All Day for Sunday Night” has been the SNF theme song from 2006 to 2015 and has been sung by both Carrie and Faith Hill.

Tricia Despres is a senior correspondent for Rare Country, based out of Chicago. Join the conversation on Twitter at @RareCountry. We would love to see y’all there.
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