Carrie Underwood Gives Showstopping Performance at the 2016 CMT Music Awards

https://youtube.com/watch?v=9wupvdFqEsQ

Bringing the country house down! Carrie Underwood walked away with two awards from the Wednesday, June 8, 2016, CMT Music Awards — but it was her showstopping performance of her new single, "Church Bells," that really stood out.

The blonde musician, 33, was joined by a gospel choir on stage as she blasted out her single, dressed in a stunning black-lace jumpsuit.

"Church Bells" is the third single of her album Storyteller and tells the story of a housewife who kills her abusive husband.

https://youtube.com/watch?v=9wupvdFqEsQ

As well as for her stunning performance, Underwood also took to the stage to collect her awards for Performance of the Year and Female Video of the Year, both for her previous song "Smoke Break."

Carrie Underwood performs at the 2016 CMT Music Awards. Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage

"I want to thank you guys for coming out and supporting country music on tour," Underwood said to her fans as she accepted her awards. "I know I speak for all of us artists who say you guys are the reason that we get to do what we get to do."

Check out her performance, which won her a standing ovation from the audience, in the video above. 

Sign up now for the Us Weekly newsletter to get breaking celebrity news, hot pics and more delivered straight to your inbox!

Want stories like these delivered straight to your phone? Download the Us Weekly iPhone app now!