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Carrie Marie Underwood

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About Carrie Underwood

Carrie Marie Underwood is an American country singer and songwriter from Checotah, Oklahoma. She rose to fame as the winner of the fourth season of American Idol. She has since become a multi-platinum selling recording artist, a multiple Grammy Award winner, was inducted into the Grand Ole Opry, is a two-time Academy of Country Music and Country Music Association Female Vocalist winner, and was the entertainer of the year.

Her debut album, Some Hearts, was certified seven times platinum, is the fastest selling debut country album in Nielsen SoundScan history. And it is also the best-selling solo female debut album in country music history. Some Hearts yielded three number one hits on the country charts in the United States: "Jesus, Take the Wheel", "Wasted", and "Before He Cheats", her biggest hit to date.

Her second album, Carnival Ride, was released on October 23, 2007. It has so far sold over 3 million copies, and produced five number one country hits on the country charts, "So Small", "All-American Girl", "Last Name", "Just a Dream" and "I Told You So".

Underwood released her third album, Play On, on November 3, 2009. It has so far sold over 1 million copies since its release. Her first single off the album, "Cowboy Casanova", was released to country radio on September 14, 2009. The single peaked at number one on the country charts, which made Underwood the artist with the most top 10s on the country chart among solo women this decade, followed by Faith Hill and Martina McBride each with 9. In November 2009, Underwood attained total domestic album sales of 11 million and became the highest-selling American Idol album in the United States, surpassing Kelly Clarkson by approximately 600,000 units. Clarkson, however, remains the highest-selling American Idol album overall, with over 23 million albums sold worldwide to Underwood's 14 million.


Carrie Marie Underwood (born March 10, 1983) is an American country singer-songwriter and actress who rose to fame as the winner of the fourth season of American Idol, in 2005.


Underwood has since become a multi-platinum selling recording artist, a multiple Grammy Award winner, a member of the Grand Ole Opry, a Golden Globe Award nominee, a three-time Academy of Country Music and Country Music Association Female Vocalist winner, a GMA Dove award winner, and is also the reigning ACM Entertainer of the Year. She is the first ever female artist to win back-to-back Academy of Country Music (ACM) Awards for Entertainer of the Year (2009/2010).


Her debut album, Some Hearts, was certified seven times platinum, and as of February 2006, was the fastest selling debut country album in Nielsen SoundScan history. It was also the best-selling solo female debut album in country music history, as of February 2008. Some Hearts yielded three number one hits on the Billboard Hot Country Songs and a #1 hit on the Billboard Hot 100 Songs. Her second album, Carnival Ride, was released on October 23, 2007. It has sold over 3 million copies as of January 2010, being certified 3 times Platinum, and produced four number one hits on the Billboard Hot Country Songs. Underwood released her third album, Play On, on November 3, 2009. It has been certified 2 times Platinum by the RIAA and has produced three number one hits on the Billboard Hot Country Songs so far. As of May 2010, Underwood has sold 20 million singles and over 16 million albums worldwide.


Having 10 #1 Hits on Billboard Hot Country Songs, Underwood is tied with Reba McEntire as the Female Country Artist with Most #1 Hits on such chart from 1990 to present. She's also the only solo Country Artist to have a #1 hit on Billboard Hot 100 Songs in the 2000 decade, as "Inside Your Heaven" reached the top of the chart on July 2005. Some Hearts, Underwood's debut album, was named the Best Country Album of the 2000 Decade by Billboard, and she's the only Female Artist to appear on the Top 10 of Billboard's Best Country Artists of the 2000 Decade list, ranked at #10. She was also ranked #50 on the Artists of the Decade list by Billboard.[10] In 2010, Underwood was #3 on Billboard's Hot Country Songs Artists, #4 on the Top Country Album Artists and #23 on Top Artists of 2010.


Wikipedia page

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Carrie Marie Underwood (born March 10, 1983) is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, fashion designer, author and actress. She rose to prominence after winning the fourth season of American Idol, in 2005. Her debut single, "Inside Your Heaven", made her the only country artist to debut at number one on the Billboard Hot 100 chart and the only solo country artist in the 2000s to have a number-one song on the Hot 100. Her debut album, Some Hearts (2005), was bolstered by the huge crossover success of the singles "Jesus, Take the Wheel" and "Before He Cheats", becoming the best-selling solo female debut album in country music history, the fastest-selling debut country album in Nielsen SoundScan history and the best-selling country album of the last 17 years. Underwood won three Grammy Awards for the album, including Best New Artist.

Carrie Underwood 191125 Carrie Underwood at the 2019 American Music Awards.png Underwood at the 2019 American Music Awards Born Carrie Marie Underwood March 10, 1983 (age 37) Muskogee, Oklahoma, U.S Nationality American Alma mater Northeastern State University Occupation Singer songwriter record producer fashion designer author actress Years active 2004–present Home town Checotah, Oklahoma Net worth $200 million (2018 estimate)[1] Spouse(s) Mike Fisher (m. 2010) Children 2 Awards Full list Musical career Genres Country country pop country rock Instruments Vocals guitar piano Labels 19 Arista Arista Nashville Capitol Nashville Associated acts Brad Paisley Keith Urban Website carrieunderwoodofficial.com Her second album, Carnival Ride, followed in 2007. It had one of the biggest opening weeks of all time by a female artist and won two Grammy Awards. Her next album, 2009's Play On, was a commercial success led by the single "Cowboy Casanova". Underwood's fourth album, Blown Away (2012), earned her a Grammy Award and was that year's second best-selling release by a female artist. Her first compilation album, Greatest Hits: Decade #1 (2014), was a chart and sales success that spawned the Grammy Award-winning crossover single "Something in the Water". Her fifth album, Storyteller (2015), made her the only country artist to have all first five studio albums reach either numbers one or two on the Billboard 200 chart. With her sixth album, Cry Pretty (2018), she became the only woman to top the Billboard 200 with four country albums, and had both the biggest week for any album by a woman in 2018 and the best-selling solo female album of the year.

Underwood has sold 70 million records worldwide. She is the fifth highest-certified female artist of all time on the RIAA's Top Artists (Digital Singles) ranking, the highest-certified country album artist to debut in the twenty-first century and the woman with the most number-one singles on the Billboard Country Airplay chart, with 15. Her accolades include seven Grammy Awards, 11 Billboard Music Awards, 15 American Music Awards, a Guinness world record and inductions into the Hollywood Walk of Fame and the Grand Ole Opry. Billboard named her the top female country artist of both the 2000s and 2010s, and Some Hearts the top country album of the 2000s. She ranks, as per Pollstar, among the thirteen all-genre top female touring artists of the twenty-first century, having sold over 4.3 million concert tickets. Acclaimed by Rolling Stone as "the female vocalist of her generation of any genre", she was listed by Time as one of the 100 most influential people in the world in 2014. Forbes has declared her the most successful American Idol winner. She has further ventured into fashion—creating a fitness clothing line named CALIA by Carrie in 2015, and into writing—releasing the New York Times best-selling fitness/lifestyle book Find Your Path in 2020.

Early Life

Carrie Marie Underwood was born on March 10, 1983, in Muskogee, Oklahoma, to Carole (née Shatswell) and Steve Underwood.[4] She has two older sisters, Shanna and Stephanie and was raised on her parents' farm in the nearby rural town of Checotah.[6] Her father worked in a paper mill while her mother taught elementary school. During her childhood, Underwood performed at Robbins Memorial Talent Show, and sang at her local church, First Free Will Baptist Church. She later sang for local events in Checotah, including Old Settler's Day and the Lion's Club.[

A local admirer arranged for her to go to Nashville when she was 14 to audition for Capitol Records.In 1996, Capitol Records was preparing a contract for Underwood but canceled it when company management changed. Underwood said of the event, "I honestly think it's a lot better that nothing came out of it now, because I wouldn't have been ready then. Everything has a way of working out.

While at Checotah High School, she was an Honor Society member, a cheerleader, and played basketball and softball Underwood graduated from Checotah High School in 2001 as salutatorian.[8] She chose not to pursue singing after graduation. She said, "After high school, I pretty much gave up on the dream of singing. I had reached a point in my life where I had to be practical and prepare for my future in the 'real world'”

She attended Northeastern State University in Tahlequah, Oklahoma, graduating magna cum laude in 2006 with a bachelor's degree in mass communication and an emphasis in journalism.[12] She spent part of one of her summers as a page for Oklahoma State Representative Bobby Frame.[13] She also waited tables at a pizzeria, worked at a zoo, and at a veterinary clinic.[11] Underwood is an alumna of the Alpha Iota chapter of Sigma Sigma Sigma sorority

For two summers, she performed in Northeastern State University's Downtown Country show in Tahlequah. She competed in numerous beauty pageants at the university and was selected as Miss NSU runner-up in 2004.

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March 10, 1983
Muskogee, Muskogee County, Oklahoma, United States