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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. Throughout her childhood, she also performed at functions for the Lion's Club and Old Settlers Day, 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 began 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 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 Some Hearts tour through the fall of 2006 -- Underwood found the time to finish her degree and become a spokesperson for People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (who named her 2005's World's Sexiest Vegetarian). "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 three awards at the 2007 CMT Awards -- Video of the Year, Female Video of the Year, and Video Director 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 the 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 an additional Grammy Award. 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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I've been thought that life is not worth and I started to notice that it was cause we were all made for a special reason and we won't know until that reason comes to us in time cause my dad tells me everything has its time and now I want to live I want to see the world grow shine not just by me but by all of you����
My favorite song is jesus take the wheel I listen to it all the time on my iPad on Pandora . Here is the best songwriter I've











My favorite song is jesus take the wheel. I think you're the best country rider and you inspire me to do a lot of things!
I'm a big fan I'm 8 years old all your songs are so cool I listen to them all the time!
Luv this song
adellem1
Temporary Home <3
say iphone 5 times

say what color

post this on 2 other stations

look under your pillow
❤️
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go Carrie i love u!!!!!!
Carrie Underwood hi from Emily Christine Humphreys I'm 11
Do not read this cause it actually works. You will be kissed on the nearest Friday by the love of your life. Tomorrow will be the best day of your life. However if you don't post this you will die in 2 days. Now you started reading this so don't stop. This is so scarey part put this on five songs in the next 143 minutes. When done press f6 and your lovers name will appear on the screen in big letters this is so scarey cause it actually works
I love your son good girl!
magpennstate
Love you sooooooooo much!!! Your pretty to.I wish I could be you!!!
dazisaac
You were great on the cams
Love this song
I love this song! :)
I love this song it brings me to tears
alexia.goema a t
Your my besty
alexia.goema a t
Your my best friend
alexia.goema a t
I love your songs Carrie underwood
Kiss your hand 5 times post this on two more songs and check under your pillow
Don't read this because it actually works. You will be kissed on the nearest Friday by the love of your life. Tomorrow will be the best day if your life. However if you don't post this you will die in 2 days. Now that u started reading this don't stop. This so scary because it actually works. Post this on five songs in the next 143 minutes. When you are done press f6 and your lovers name will appear on the screen in big letters. This is so scary because it actually works
fozzyb40
I love Carrie she is so pretty congrats on the baby carrie :)
fozzyb40
Say iPhone 5 times post this on 5 other stations look under your pillow
You inspired me to do course at my school
I love your music and you are pretty I love you so much ������������
Your the perfect singer
PoP
I love u songs. And music video's Mrs Carrie Underwood?
I love your songs
Love her songs!!!! She has an amazing voice!!!!!!! ! ! ! Carrie Underwood, u keep making music!!!!!!!
I love Carrie and baby
I love Carrie.
i love your music it is awsome i love going to your conserts
IHAVE EVERY ALBOM!!!!!!! !
OMG I love you Sooooooooooo o much I would die to have your singer and see you i love you SO MUCH your so pretty i love you ����������
I just like you ssssssssssss s s s s s o o o o o o o o o o o o o o much I wish I could meet you and I wish you were my sister
joshandbrit0 2
Hi, I'm logan, josh and Brittany's son, she's got a charm, shoes afroditie the godes of love and nature. Shies sooooooooo hot!!!
christen.mic h e l l e 4
The best. Period.
Best singing
shes so hot
Ive been listening to you forever I want Jesus take the to be played at my funeral I love you
c_jers
Carrie is beautiful, an outstanding singer, and a great influence and inspiration! ! THANK YOU!!!
Carrie underwood is so amazing! She is a great singer and my friend Sofia and I sing her songs all the time!
I love you
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laurentiefel
Omg! I love you so much! You are the reason I started listening to country music!!♥♡♥♡♥
Better dig. Two the bb
Band perry.
Cow boy. Casaba . Carrie Unser.
Styie. Taylor . Swift. 9189.
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