Trisha Yearwood Sings “Broken” At The Foot Of The Cross During 2016 Easter Special

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Trisha Yearwood Delivers Beautiful Performance Of “Broken” On Easter Special

If you have never heard Trisha Yearwood’s powerful live version of the song “Broken,” get ready for all of the emotions you’re about to experience.

In March 2016, Yearwood starred as Jesus’ mother Mary in Fox‘s live musical special called The Passion. The special told the emotional story of the last hours of Jesus’ life in a contemporary setting with contemporary songs.

Trisha Yearwood performed "Broken" in the 2016 Easter TV special "The Passion"
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In one scene, Yearwood followed a procession that carried a glowing cross through the streets of New Orleans.

That’s when she stepped up for her most emotional performance of the night. In that moment, Trisha Yearwood sang Lifehouse’s “Broken.”

Trisha Yearwood’s Easter Performance Results In A Wave Of Emotions

Yearwood stood at the foot of the cross, rested her hand on top of it, and started singing softly. Some of the people watching were immediately overcome with emotion and started crying. Yearwood also teared up as she moved through the song’s opening lines.

But she couldn’t control her tears any longer when she got closer to the end. Her emotions were obvious as she sang, “I’m holdin’ on.” The camera moved through the audience, showing how many people were touched by Yearwood’s performance.

The morning after The Passion aired, Yearwood shared a post on her Facebook page expressing her feelings about her role in the special:

I woke up this morning feeling so blessed and grateful,” she said. “Thank you for your well wishes and prayers. I felt your strength last night. God bless you all and thank you to The Passion Live for renewing my spirit and strengthening my faith.”

Trisha Yearwood’s performance in The Passion received an overwhelming amount of praise. Now, people revisit her performance of “Broken” every Good Friday and Easter.

In honor of this Easter season, tune in to the video below to watch Yearwood’s emotional performance at the foot of the cross. You may want to keep some tissues close because you’ll need them.  

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