Hillary Scott Raises the Roof with Tori Kelly and Kirk Franklin

Can We Talk About That Amazing Gospel Choir?!

It was even better and bigger than we’d imagined: Hillary Scott and Tori Kelly were meant to sing together.

One of the most epic performances of the night came from the Grammy-winning Scott and her new pal Kelly, also featuring gospel legend Kirk Franklin and, wait for it…

A full gospel choir.

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Cue all the chills and tears.

Performing a medley of Lady Antebellum’s “American Honey” and “Never Alone” from Kelly’s new Franklin-produced gospel album, Scott looked absolutely radiant and joyful as she took the stage with her friends.

And then came “Oh Happy Day,” which had the crowd on their feet.

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