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Carrie Underwood Received Permission From Paul McCartney To Sing ‘Yesterday’ At Emmys; Gets Harsh Twitter Reviews

Carrie Underwood Received Permission From Paul McCartney To Sing ‘Yesterday’ At Emmys; Gets Harsh Twitter Reviews

09/24/2013

Carrie Underwood covered the Beatles' 1960s ballad “Yesterday,” during a tribute to the 50 years that have passed since the JFK assassination and the Beatles' appearance on The Ed Sullivan Show. Though reviews of the rendition were mixed, the song’s scribe Paul McCartney had given Underwood his blessing to perform it.

Mere moments after Underwood exited the stage, she took to Twitter to share that McCarney had personally written her a note giving her his vote of confidence.

While McCartney may have been okay with the country music star singing his song, many Emmy viewers were less than pleased. In fact, combined with diehard Underwood fans, the naysayers helped to make her performance the most talked about part of the 65th annual Emmy Awards. During the broadcast, it was the focus of 17,090 tweets per minute.

– Chelsea Regan

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