American Anthems

This new six-part series celebrates the inspiring efforts of individuals facing extraordinary circumstances with surprise songs written and performed by music's biggest stars. Each episode follows a different featured artist, including Grammy Award-winning country artist Jennifer Nettles, as they turn a local hero’s transformative story into a powerful and deeply personal anthem.

Recent Episode

What You’re Here For

22:56

Singer Ruston Kelly writes an anthem to remind us of the good we can do for humanity.



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Make Tomorrow Come Today

22:56

Cam surprises the Black Book Project founder with an anthem urging us to act now.

Let The Words Come Out

22:56

Lindsay Ell and Kristian Bush craft a song for a woman helping sexual assault survivors.

Soldier on All Fours

22:56

The War and Treaty creates an unforgettable ballad for a veteran saving military K-9s.

Pocket Change

22:56

Lee Brice creates a guitar jam for a "hope dealer."

Life is Sweet

22:56

Jennifer Nettles surprises a cancer foundation founder with an anthem about his life.