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Carrie Underwood

The first country singer to win American Idol, Carrie Underwood grew up in the small town of Checotah, Oklahoma, and began singing with her church at the tender age of three. She performed throughout her childhood, eventually moving on to festival gigs in several states. Along with developing her singing, Underwood learned to play guitar and piano. She graduated from high school as her class salutatorian and majored in mass communication at Northeastern State College with an eye on a career in broadcast journalism, but continued her singing career throughout her studies.

As a senior just a few credits short of her degree, Underwood heard about the auditions for the 2005 season of American Idol. She tried out for the show at the St. Louis, Missouri auditions, and her innocent charm and pure, pretty voice ended up winning her not only a place among the 12 finalists, but the title of 2005's American Idol. Her debut single, "Inside Your Heaven," was released that summer, and she finished recording her debut album after completing the American Idols Live! tour. Some Hearts was released later that fall and became a smash hit, selling over 300,000 copies in its first week and eventually going platinum a whopping seven times. The album's lead single, "Jesus, Take the Wheel," was also a big success, topping Billboard's Hot Country Songs chart for six weeks.

Acclaim for the album and single spilled over into 2006, when Some Hearts re-entered Billboard's Top Ten after Underwood's appearance on the 2006 American Idol finale. Meanwhile, "Jesus, Take the Wheel" won Single Record of the Year at the Academy of Country Music Awards (where she also won Top New Female Vocalist); a Dove Award from the Gospel Music Association; and Breakthrough Video and Best Female Video at the CMT Awards, making her the only double winner at the event. Despite her hectic career as a country music star -- which included carrying her tour through the fall of 2006 -- Underwood found the time to finish her degree. "Before He Cheats" was released as Underwood's third single late in 2006, and became her third country number one and her fourth total number one hit. That December, she won five Billboard Music Awards: Album of the Year, Top 200 Female Artist of the Year, Female Country Artist, New Country Artist, and Country Album of the Year.

Early in 2007, Underwood began work on her second album, while "Wasted" became the fourth single taken from Some Hearts; she performed it on an episode of American Idol that March, and the following month it hit number one on the Hot Country Songs Chart. Underwood gathered more accolades by winning two awards at the 2007 CMT Awards -- Video of the Year and Female Video of the Year for "Before He Cheats" -- and taking home two Grammys. She also took home three 2007 ACM Awards in May, which included Album of the Year for Some Hearts and Top Female Vocalist. She made another trip to American Idol late in the month for the sixth season finale, where she sang "I'll Stand by You" to a standing ovation. During the show, Clive Davis recognized Underwood's sextuple-platinum sales; Underwood was the first country artist to sell that many copies of a debut album since LeAnn Rimes did it in 1996. She also appeared on Brad Paisley's album 5th Gear, which was released in June 2006.

Riding on that swell of support, Underwood released her sophomore effort Carnival Ride in October 2007. Four of the album's tracks hit the top of the country charts, pushing the album to multi-million sales and earning her two additional Grammy Awards. Two years after the album's release, Underwood released her third studio effort, Play On, which found her devoting more focus than ever to her songwriting abilities. She co-wrote seven of the album's tracks, including the leadoff single, "Cowboy Casanova." Underwood's fourth studio album, Blown Away, released in the spring of 2012, was produced by her longtime collaborator Mark Bright, and driven by its hit lead single, "Good Girl," it showed her continued growth from American Idol to savvy country-pop star.

Underwood undertook her first big starring role in 2013, when she signed on to play Maria in a live televised production of The Sound of Music on NBC. Airing on December 5, 2013, the broadcast was accompanied by a studio soundtrack. ~ Heather Phares & Steve Leggett, Rovi
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Comments

Cool. You speak Spanish!
¡me gusta mucho musica de Carrie Underwood!
mslater20
saY Ariana grande 5times and post this on 2 other pages
kimafur0
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I'm usually into Heavy metal but I love this song >:3
Say iPhone 7 times
Say a color
Post this on 2 other pages
Look under your pillow
caseychogan
I love u and your songs
caseychogan
I love carry underwood catherine Claire hogan Valdosta ga
Say iPhone 7 times
Say a color
Post this on 2 other pages
Look under your pillow
Your voice is so inspiring!!! Keep making great music!
I love all ad your songs and you are so pretty I am a huge fan
monika83us
I like your song♥❇✴✳ love Evelyn
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queenspoon
Just a Dream
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arouse1355
What's your problem tell me have you lost your mind.you are gonna loose your free ride to college.boy you better kiss her good bye
Two Black Cadillacs!!! Love the song!
gangsterange l 1 4
I love your songs
fallengirl21 6
I love Carrie Underwood she's the best singer going along with Miranda Lambert
Say arianda grande 5 times and post it on 2 other songs and see how your voice sounds
krischristak y r a
It's a boy for the star!!!!
say iPhone 5 times
say a color
post on other songs
look under pillow
I love all her songs that I know!
Amazing voice!!!!!
i love this song
Love you and u are so pretty and a good singer������
Best songs ever!

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Love it
I��her
She's amazing!��
I luv ur song Carrie underwood
love yo songs
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jprado251
I like it
avery81281
Say iphone 5 times post on 5 songs
Look under your pillow
Carrie this sing is the most amazing song... Thank you so much... It has brought love back into my heart. I share my story every year at a women's prison and this year this some will be in my story.. Thank you you don't know what this song means to me Carrie..
Kiss your left hand
Say your crush name
Close your hand
Say a school day
Say your name
Open your hand, post this in 15 other songs and your crush will ask you out.
Cute songs there I'm a kid
I love your song from nayelie not my dad :):)
Hey she is not having a baby
ninarn87
I am sitting here in my office and enjoying listening to Carrie. what a wonderful performer; her words dig truly deep.
1. Kiss your left hand
2. Say your crush name
3. Close your hand
4. Say a school day
5. Say your name
6. Open your hand and post this on 15 songs and your crush will ask you out
You are so so so awesome and a nice singer
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Carrie. Underwood
Love carrie Underwood, I've always wanted to meet her though I am 12. she is my biggest role model and she made me realize that I loved to sing and that I am really good at it ��
It has been my dream, ever since I was a little girl, to meet you Carrie, even though I am only 15. But I love your music and you are my role model. I hope to go on american idol one day and win. Even if I don't win I will continue singing and following my dreams. I hope to meet you one day. Thank God for country music!!!
Kiss your left hand
Say your crushes name
Close your hand
Pick a school day
Post this on 15 different songs
Your crush will ask you out
hannah.r.200 3
epic!!! one of the best!!! luv her!!!!! <3 :D
I love her shes a great singer
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