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Carrie Underwood surprises the ‘incredible’ kids of Andrew Jackson Elementary School Eagle Choir

Carrie Underwood surprises the ‘incredible’ kids of Andrew Jackson Elementary School Eagle Choir

Seven-time Grammy winner Carrie Underwood surprised the ‘incredible’ kids of Andrew Jackson Elementary School Eagle Honor Choir in a clip from a CMA Fest special airing this Sunday on ABC.

The unsuspecting third and fourth graders had been rehearsing their rendition of the 36-year-old country crooner’s hit The Champion at Nissan Stadium in Nashville.

‘I heard they were over here rehearsing today, so I just wanted to drop by and give my love and encouragement,’ the American Idol 2005 champ said in a CMA Foundation video posted Monday.  

‘This makes my heart so happy!’ Seven-time Grammy winner Carrie Underwood surprised the ‘incredible’ kids of Andrew Jackson Elementary School Eagle Honor Choir in a clip from a CMA Fest special airing this Sunday on ABC

‘I can’t wait for you guys to crush it on Sunday. You guys are going to be so amazing. That crowd is gonna not know what hit them.’

Carrie first learned about the children’s choir from their Facebook post of her song on May 10, which they went on to perform at CMA Music Festival on June 10.

Underwood also performed at CMA Fest on June 10, and fans can catch more of the show in the special, co-hosted by Kelsea Ballerini and Thomas Rhett, airing this Sunday on ABC.

Back at home, the Oklahoma-born blonde and her husband Mike Fisher have their hands full caring for four-year-old son Isaiah and six-month-old son Jacob. 

'I am so proud!' The unsuspecting third and fourth graders had been rehearsing their rendition of the 36-year-old country crooner's hit The Champion at Nissan Stadium in Nashville

‘I am so proud!’ The unsuspecting third and fourth graders had been rehearsing their rendition of the 36-year-old country crooner’s hit The Champion at Nissan Stadium in Nashville

The American Idol 2005 champ said in a CMA Foundation video: 'I heard they were over here rehearsing today, so I just wanted to drop by and give my love and encouragement'

The American Idol 2005 champ said in a CMA Foundation video: ‘I heard they were over here rehearsing today, so I just wanted to drop by and give my love and encouragement’

After being swarmed, Carried gushed: 'I can't wait for you guys to crush it on Sunday. You guys are going to be so amazing. That crowd is gonna not know what hit them'

After being swarmed, Carried gushed: ‘I can’t wait for you guys to crush it on Sunday. You guys are going to be so amazing. That crowd is gonna not know what hit them’

'You are all true champions!' Underwood first learned about the children's choir from their Facebook post of her song on May 10, which they went on to perform at CMA Music Festival on June 10

‘You are all true champions!’ Underwood first learned about the children’s choir from their Facebook post of her song on May 10, which they went on to perform at CMA Music Festival on June 10

Airing this Sunday on ABC! The Oklahoma-born blonde also performed at CMA Fest on June 10, and fans can catch more of the show in the special

Airing this Sunday on ABC! The Oklahoma-born blonde also performed at CMA Fest on June 10, and fans can catch more of the show in the special

The Love Wins songstress and the Canadian 39-year-old – who retired from the NHL last year – celebrated their ninth wedding anniversary on July 10.

The devout Christian couple originally met backstage at one of her concerts in 2008

Carrie will next put her three-octave soprano pipes to use for four total concert happening August 13 and 16 at the Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville.

Doting: Back at home, the Love Wins songstress and her husband Mike Fisher have their hands full caring for four-year-old son Isaiah and six-month-old son Jacob (pictured June 16)

Doting: Back at home, the Love Wins songstress and her husband Mike Fisher have their hands full caring for four-year-old son Isaiah and six-month-old son Jacob (pictured June 16)

'9 years feels like 9 minutes!' Carrie and the Canadian 39-year-old - who retired from the NHL last year - celebrated their ninth wedding anniversary on July 10

‘9 years feels like 9 minutes!’ Carrie and the Canadian 39-year-old – who retired from the NHL last year – celebrated their ninth wedding anniversary on July 10

'Let's do it again!' Underwood will next put her three-octave soprano pipes to use for four total concert happening August 13 and 16 at the Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville

‘Let’s do it again!’ Underwood will next put her three-octave soprano pipes to use for four total concert happening August 13 and 16 at the Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville

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