CMT Blog: Martina McBride Covers Sara Bareilles’ “Love Song”

When Martina McBride recently taped her performance for CMT Unplugged Presented by Starbust, the CMA award-winning vocalist picked a personal favorite as the show’s Contradictions Track. “I’ve just always loved ’Love Song’ by Sara Bareilles,” she said. “I love the piano at the beginning, and the feel of the record was just really inspiring to me.” McBride gives a truly inspired performance with her signature vocals delivering a unique spin on the pop track that earned Bareilles her first No. 1 single. But don’t take our word for it. Watch the clip here and be sure to tune into McBride’s Unplugged performance on Wednesday (Aug. 24) at 8 p.m. ET. By the way, her new album, Eleven, will be released on Oct. 11.