Lady Antebellum and Stevie Nicks' CMT Crossroads concert was literally a dream come true for the band. It turns out Stevie is a fan of the group's music, and she recently had a dream she was performing with them on stage. Stevie then reached out to Lady Antebellum's people and turned that dream into this Crossroads special.
Lady A's Hillary Scott tells ABC News Radio that was a "very Stevie way" of putting together a show. The band soon learned that magical way of thinking is just par for the course when you're hanging out with Stevie Nicks. Lady A's Dave Haywood adds, "Yeah, she's always telling these elaborate stories, which are crazy."
The Crossroads special was taped a few months back, before Hillary gave birth to her new baby over the summer. Overall, the band feels very privileged to have gotten to collaborate with the rock goddess immediately after their first meeting.
"I've always said, you know it's one thing to just meet another artist you're a huge fan of, but to actually work with them is how I would want to meet them," says Dave. "For us to be able to work with Stevie Nicks and for her to be so kind and so excited about our music -- because we were over the moon about hers -- for her to reciprocate, that was incredible."
Lady Antebellum and Stevie Nicks' CMT Crossroads premieres Friday night at 10 ET with joint performances of Stevie's "Rhiannon" and "Stop Draggin' My Heart Around," Lady A's "Need You Now" and more.
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