On Oct. 19, Robin Roberts from “Good Morning America” sang a duet of “Today Is Your Day” with Shania Twain. Roberts was in Las Vegas to interview Twain for the upcoming ABC CMA TV special “In the Spotlight with Robin Roberts.” On Oct. 21, Robin talked about her experience on “GMA.” It was surreal,” she told viewers on Monday morning. “It was great. She is special,” the “GMA" host added.
Roberts explained that when Twain asked her to join her, she thought others would be on stage as well. “She just pulled me up on stage,” Roberts stated. The two sang “Today Is Your Day,” Shania’s first song after her divorce to her husband of 18 years.
After their duet, Shania Twain posted on Twitter, “Invited @RobinRoberts on stage. She’s such a remarkable example of courage and determination! I had the best time with you.” Robin also tweeted a message that read, “Big check on the bucket list…getting on stage and performing in Las Vegas.” She later posted, “Something I’ll remember for the rest of my life.”
In addition to hosting “GMA,” Robin Roberts also hosts “In the Spotlight” every year to promote the CMA Awards. In the past, she has interviewed the biggest names in country music like Carrie Underwood, Tim McGraw, Martina McBride, Keith Urban, Kenny Chesney, Faith Hill, Scotty McCreery, Sugarland and many others.
“In the Spotlight with Robin Roberts” airs at 10 p.m. EST (9 p.m. CST) on Tuesday, Nov. 5 on ABC. The 2013 CMA Awards, country music’s biggest night of the year, airs live at 8 p.m. EST (7 p.m. CTS) on Wednesday, Nov. 6 on ABC. Below is a list of performers for this year’s CMAs.
- Jason Aldean
- Luke Bryan
- Eric Church
- Florida Georgia Line
- Alan Jackson
- Miranda Lambert
- Little Big Town
- Tim McGraw
- Kacey Musgraves
- Brad Paisley
- Blake Shelton
- George Strait
- Taylor Swift
- Carrie Underwood
- Keith Urban
Just last month, Robin Roberts celebrated the one-year anniversary of her successful bone marrow transplant. Throughout her progress to recovery, she kept fans informed with regular on-air appearances and Twitter posts. According to the Huffington Post, Roberts celebrated her joyous anniversary with “cake and a phone call from her sister Sally, who provided the marrow” for her transplant. “I’m just so excited in sharing it with everyone who is celebrating as well,” Roberts stated on “GMA.” She went on to thank friends, family and fans for the tremendous outpouring of support.
“Good Morning America” with Robin Roberts, George Stephanopoulos, Josh Elliott, Lara Spencer and Sam Champion airs Monday-Friday mornings from 7 – 9 a.m. EST.
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