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Carrie Underwood covered one of R.E.M.‘s signature songs Saturday night at the Global Citizen Festival in New York City.

The pregnant artist delivered a sweet rendition of “Everybody Hurts.” The rest of her set in Central Park was packed with hits such as “Jesus, Take the Wheel,” “Blown Away” and “Before He Cheats.”

At one point, Carrie told the audience that her appearance at the event represented one of the top highlights of her career.

The festival included a couple of special guests: BeyoncĂ© joined her husband, headliner Jay Z, for two songs, and Sting paired up with No Doubt for a cover of The Police hit “Message in a Bottle.”

The other artists who took part in the Global Citizen Festival were fun., Alicia Keys, The Roots and Tiesto.

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