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Tanya Tucker & Brandi Carlile Deliver Poignant ‘Bring My Flowers Now’ at 2020 Grammy Awards

This was a showstopper!

Written by Lauren Laffer
Tanya Tucker & Brandi Carlile Deliver Poignant ‘Bring My Flowers Now’ at 2020 Grammy Awards
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - JANUARY 26: (L-R) Brandi Carlile and Tanya Tucker perform onstage during the 62nd Annual GRAMMY Awards at STAPLES Center on January 26, 2020 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images for The Recording Academy )

Tanya Tucker and Brandi Carlile offered a humble performance of “Bring My Flowers Now” at the 2020 Grammy Awards.

Set up at an in-the-round style stage, the collaborators delivered a brief, but sentimental performance of the Grammy winning song. With Carlile helming the piano, Tucker took lead vocals, her signature husky voice casting a hush over the packed Staples Center. “Bring my flowers now, while I’m livin’/I won’t need your love when I’m gone/Don’t spend time, tears, or money on my old breathless body/If your heart is in them flowers, bring ‘em on,” Tucker sang, making for a poetic moment.

“The great Tanya Tucker,” Carlile marveled at performance’s end.

The twosome also presented the award for Best Comedy Album to Dave Chapelle’s Sticks & Stones.

“Bring My Flowers Now” won Best Country Song during the Grammys pre-telecast. The album it’s featured on, While I’m Livin,’ was named Best Country Album. Tucker and Carlile co-wrote the song with Carlile’s longtime band members and collaborators Phil and Tim Hanseroth. While I’m Livin’ was co-produced by Carlile and Shooter Jennings and serves as Tucker’s first album in 17 years.

Tucker has been nominated for a total of 14 Grammys since 1973, with 2020 marking the first time she’s won the award.