Jelly Roll Takes the 2023 CMT Music Awards to Church With ‘Need a Favor’ Performance | Check Here!

The star gained his first-ever CMT Music Award earlier within the night time.

Backed by a full gospel choir, the 38-year-old delivered his sermon for the sinners as church indicators that includes the monitor’s lyrics flashed behind him. “I solely speak to God, after I want a favor/ And I solely pray, after I ain’t obtained a prayer,” he belted within the refrain.

Jelly Roll (born Jason DeFord) snagged his first CMT Music Award this yr, as he gained all three awards he was nominated for. “Son of a Sinner” gained digital-first efficiency of the yr, breakthrough male video of the yr and male video of the yr.

The rising nation star made historical past earlier this yr after he surpassed NLE Choppa for many weeks atop Billboard’s Rising Artists chart, as “Want a Favor” peaked at No. 37 on Sizzling Nation Songs and his hottest monitor up to now, “Son of a Sinner,” peaked at No. 8.

“I believe what I believe I characterize is only a beacon of hope,” the singer beforehand informed Billboard of his success. “I don’t seem like the man that you’d’ve assumed would’ve made it [in the music industry]. Sam Hunt’s a very pricey pal of mine, and Sam is only a large placing, good-looking man. If you see him, you’re like, ‘Oh, I get it.’ If you see me, you don’t get it initially — you then meet me, and listen to the story and listen to the music. I simply really feel like I characterize the man who appears to be like at himself within the mirror day-after-day and goes, ‘Yeah, guys like me don’t make it.’”

Watch his efficiency beneath.

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