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Chris Stapleton and H.E.R Deliver a Collaboration to Remember at the 2021 CMT Music Awards!

The unlikely duo delivered musical magic on stage at the 2021 CMT Music Awards.

NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE - JUNE 09: (L-R) Chris Stapleton, Gladys Knight and H.E.R. attend the 2021 CMT Music Awards at Bridgestone Arena on June 09, 2021 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Jason Kempin/Getty Images for CMT)

Chris Stapleton and H.E.R paired up as an unlikely duo to perform “Hold On” together at this year’s CMT Music Awards and the results were legendary!

Under the glowing pink and blue lights, the two singer-songwriters joined forces to deliver a powerful performance. Although this is far from Stapleton’s first time at the CMT Music Awards, it was  H.E.R’s first appearance at a country awards show! 

Deemed by many viewers as an unlikely pairing, the two not only share incredible talent but incredible respect for one another!


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One of the most kind and most INCREDIBLE voices on this planet @chrisstapleton! WATCH US AT THE CMT AWARDS!!!!!!!!!!!! #CMT #CMTAwards” wrote H.E.R on a touching Instagram post.
Stapleton returned the love in an Instagram post that sang praises right back at his co-performer for the evening!


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He wrote, “H.E.R. is without a doubt one of the greatest singer/ songwriter/ guitar players on the planet earth. Fact.”

But the incredible collaboration was not the only one on the star-studded lineup! Collaboration performances of the night include Carrie Underwood and NEEDTOBREATHEMickey Guyton and Gladys Knight, Kelsea Ballerini and Paul KleinChris Young and Kane Brown and so many more!

Which collaboration did you think was the best? Be sure to share your thoughts by leaving a reaction or tweeting @celebsecrets.

Written by Kelly Gilmore

Kelly is a senior broadcast journalism student at the University of Central Florida! She has an unquenchable passion for all things pop culture and entertainment news. When she isn't writing articles, hosting interviews or working on entertainment news, Kelly can be found binge-watching her favorite shows.

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