Carrie Underwood and John Legend have released the official video for their first duet, “Hallelujah,” which appears on Underwood’s first-ever Christmas album, My Gift.
The original song was written by Legend and Toby Gad (“All of Me”). The video was directed by acclaimed director and photographer, Randee St. Nicholas, who has shot multiple videos with Underwood throughout her career, including “Cry Pretty,” “Drinking Alone,” “Blown Away” and “Smoke Break,” all of which have been honoured as CMT’s Video of the Year.
Legend will also be a special guest on Underwood’s new music special “My Gift: A Christmas Special From Carrie Underwood,” which will be available to stream on HBO Max starting Thursday, December 3.
Released September 25, My Gift debuted #1 on the Billboard Country, Christian and Holiday charts, marking the Underwood’s eighth straight album to debut #1 on the Billboard Country chart. The album remains at #1 on the Christian chart seven weeks after it was released and also debuted #1 on the UK country chart (her fifth #1 on the chart) and #1 on the Canadian country chart.