H.E.R. stole the show on Wednesday night during a performance with country music standout Chris Stapleton.

The Bay Area-native and Kentucky cowboy joined forces for a collaboration of “Hold On” that saw H.E.R. go off on a show-stopping guitar solo as Stapleton looked on in amazement – with many on Twitter praising the pair for a performance well-delivered.

Following the performance, social media couldn’t contain their excitement at witnessing the crossover range displayed by the two superstars.

“The talent that we just witnessed inside these four walls has us speechless and covered in chills. @ChrisStapleton @HERMusicx #CMTAwards,” the official account for Bridgestone Arena, where the two performed, wrote.

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Other at-home viewers raved “it was worth watching half the CMT awards just to see H.E.R perform with Chris Stapleton.”

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One Twitter user even threw on their artist and repertoire and asked “so how do we get a duets album with Chris Stapleton and HER?”

“Two great performances back to back: Chris Stapleton and HER, then the amazing Carrie Underwood and NeedToBreathe,” wrote another viewer, who added, “Now THAT’S more like it!”

“Her and Chris Stapleton was one of the best performance’s of the night!” chimed another social media user.

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Simply put, “Her and chris stapleton just crushed this whole CMT s—,” wrote one highly impressed fan who added three fire emojis.

Stapleton also gave a solo effort of “Arkansas,” a performance he gave from a Nashville farm. 

H.E.R. and Chris Stapleton perform onstage for the 2021 CMT Music Awards at Bridgestone Arena on June 09, 2021 in Nashville, Tennessee.  (Photo by Erika Goldring/Getty Images for CMT)

H.E.R. and Chris Stapleton perform onstage for the 2021 CMT Music Awards at Bridgestone Arena on June 09, 2021 in Nashville, Tennessee.  (Photo by Erika Goldring/Getty Images for CMT)

Other performances throughout the star-studded night included the trio of Lady A, who were joined onstage by Carly Pearce and Lindsay Ell.

Ell stepped in after Gabby Barrett bowed out, citing “personal circumstances.”

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Meanwhile, hosts Kane Brown and Kelsea Ballerini also graced the stage and Hailey Whitters then took the stage to sing her hit “Fillin’ My Cup.” 

Country queen Miranda Lambert also performed a version of her hit “Tequila Does” around a campfire alongside Jon Randall and Jack Ingram. 

Luke Bryan also rocked the house with his hit, “Down to One.”

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Both Maren Morris and Barrett were originally set to perform at the CMT Awards but backed out. 

The show closed out with a performance of “Famous Friends” by Brown and Chris Young.

Fox News’ Mariah Haas contributed to this report.





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