Carrie Underwood Receives Nashville Symphony’s Harmony Award

Carrie Underwood was presented the Nashville Symphony’s Harmony Award during the annual Symphony Ball on Saturday (Dec. 12) at the Schermerhorn Symphony Center in downtown Nashville. The award is presented to individuals who have demonstrated continued interest and support of music in Nashville, exemplify the connections between the diverse music of the city and have contributed to the development and appreciation of music culture. Previous recipients include Amy Grant, LeAnn Rimes, Trisha Yearwood, Dolly Parton, the Judds, Steve Winwood, Vince Gill, Chet Atkins, Rascal Flatts and Martina McBride. Prior to accepting the award, Underwood told reporters backstage, “I feel like I’m getting more involved here in Nashville. This is my community. I’m going to be here for a very long time, if not for the rest of my life, and I love it here, so it’s nice to feel like I’m part of this town.” During the Symphony Ball, Underwood performed three songs, including her latest single, “Temporary Home.”