Martina McBride Plays To Crowd Of 800,000 For Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular
July 7, 2011 at 7:41 AM (PT)
REPUBLIC NASHVILLE artist MARTINA McBRIDE was a last minute fill-in for LIONEL RICHIE at the BOSTON POPS FIREWORKS SPECTACULAR on JULY 4th in BOSTON. RICHIE suffered from strained vocal cords.
McBRIDE celebrated the 4th with 800,000 people in BOSTON. In addition, 6.5 million viewers tuned in to McBRIDE’s performance, broadcast live from the CHARLES RIVER ESPLANADE in BOSTON on the CBS-TV.
“I was so grateful to be asked to fill in and so thrilled to be able to do it,” said MARTINA. “Standing in front of the amazing BOSTON POPS in such a great and historic city in front of a crowd of 800,000 people on our country's INDEPENDENCE DAY was something I will never forget.”
In other McBRIDE news, she will release her first album on REPUBLIC NASHVILLE on OCTOBER 18th. She has co-written seven tracks for her new album, including the lead single, “Teenage Daughters.”
MARTINA has also recorded a theme song and video for TNT’s coverage of NASCAR’s 2011 season and fans can access it free for a limited time. Click here to download “One Night” and here to watch a behind the scenes video from NASCAR. Watch the full music video here.