CARRIE UNDERWOOD


BIO: Carrie Marie Underwood (born March 10, 1983) is an American country music 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 winner of several Grammy Awards, Billboard Music Awards and American Music Awards, a Golden Globe Award nominee, a three-time Academy of Country Music and Country Music Association Female Vocalist winner, and a two-time ACM Entertainer of the Year. She is the first female artist to win back-to-back Academy of Country Music (ACM) Awards for Entertainer of the Year (2009/10). Underwood was inducted into and became a member of the Grand Ole Opry in 2008. She was also inducted into the Oklahoma Music Hall of Fame in 2009.[1] Billboard has described Underwood as Country Music's reigning Queen.[2] Her debut album, Some Hearts, was certified seven times platinum and, since February 2006, has been the fastest selling debut country album in Nielsen SoundScan history.[3] It is also the best-selling solo female debut album in country music history, since February 2008,[4] and, since March 2011, the best-selling country album of the last 10 years.[5] Some Hearts yielded three number one hits on the Billboard Hot Country Songs and a number one hit on the Billboard Hot 100 Songs. Her second album, Carnival Ride, was released on October 23, 2007. It has been certified triple Platinum by the RIAA [6] and produced four consecutive number one hits on the Billboard Hot Country Songs. Underwood released her third album, Play On, on November 3, 2009. It has been certified double Platinum by the RIAA[6] and has produced three consecutive number one hits on the Billboard Hot Country Songs. As of May 16, 2011, Underwood became the American Idol Top Earner in the United States, selling so far more than 13 million album copies and over 22.5 million digital tracks,[7] along with amassing over $66 million in tour revenues, since winning season four.[8] Underwood's fourth album, Blown Away, released on May 1, 2012, has already been certified Platinum by the RIAA and delivered two number one hits on Billboard's Country charts.[9][10] As of July 2012, Underwood has sold over 25 million singles[11] and more than 15 million albums worldwide.[12] Underwood is the 4th biggest album seller of the past 10 years, among artist who released their first album after December 2002.[13] After amassing her 12th number one hit in June 2012, Underwood became the Female Country Artist with the most number one hits on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart, from 1991 to present, breaking her own Guinness Book record of eleven, which was co-held with Reba McEntire.[14][15] Underwood is also the only solo Country Artist to have a number one hit on Billboard Hot 100 Songs in the 2000 decade, as "Inside Your Heaven" reached the top of the chart in July 2005. Her album Some Hearts was named the Best Country Album of the 2000 Decade by Billboard,[16] 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 number ten.[17] She was also ranked number 50 on the Artists of the Decade list by Billboard.[18] In June 2011, Rolling Stone magazine ranked Underwood as the number eleven Queen of Pop, based on a lot of criteria from 2009 until 2011.[19]

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ABC to Air CMA BEST OF FEST This July ABC to Air CMA BEST OF FEST This July
by TV News Desk - June 15, 2020

Calling all country music fans! The Country Music Association and ABC are set to host the hottest country music event of the summer when a?oeCMA Best of Festa?? features a retrospective of more than 25 unforgettable performances from the past 16 years of CMA Fest in Nashville.  ...
Lori McKenna Releases a New Single 'Good Fight' Lori McKenna Releases a New Single 'Good Fight'
by TV News Desk - June 12, 2020

Grammy Award-winning singer, songwriter and musician Lori McKenna's new song, “Good Fight,” is debuting today....
Temecula Road Releases Graduation Anthem 'The Climb' Temecula Road Releases Graduation Anthem 'The Climb'
by TV News Desk - June 09, 2020

Rising country trio TEMECULA ROAD surprised fans by releasing “The Climb” track and video available now.  Their heartfelt take on the multi-platinum No. 1 smash, written by Jessi Alexander and Jon Mabe and originally performed by Miley Cyrus, is the perfect anthem for graduates during this trying ti...
'CMT Celebrates Our Heroes' Adds Sean Penn, Scarlett Johansson, Olivia Munn, Reba, & More! 'CMT Celebrates Our Heroes' Adds Sean Penn, Scarlett Johansson, Olivia Munn, Reba, & More!
by TV News Desk - May 28, 2020

CMT today revealed its final slate of star-studded talent joining a?oeCMT Celebrates Our Heroes: An Artists of the Year Special,a?? premiering Wednesday, June 3 at 8 PM ET/PT on CMT with a three network simulcast on Paramount Network, Pop TV and TV Land....
'CMT Celebrates Our Heroes' Adds Brandi Carlile, Carrie Underwood, & More! 'CMT Celebrates Our Heroes' Adds Brandi Carlile, Carrie Underwood, & More!
by TV News Desk - May 12, 2020

CMT today revealed a second slate of star-studded talent joining a?oeCMT Celebrates Our Heroes: An Artists of the Year Special,a?? premiering Wednesday, June 3 at 8 PM ET/PT....
Lori McKenna Premieres 'When You're My Age' Music Video Lori McKenna Premieres 'When You're My Age' Music Video
by TV News Desk - May 06, 2020

The official music video for Grammy Award-winning singer, songwriter and musician Lori McKenna's new song, “When You're My Age,” is premiering today....
Maddie & Tae's THE WAY IT FEELS Out Now Maddie & Tae's THE WAY IT FEELS Out Now
by TV News Desk - April 10, 2020

PLATINUM-selling duo Maddie & Tae unveiled their eagerly awaited album THE WAY IT FEELS today via Mercury Nashville....
ACM PRESENTS: OUR COUNTRY Reveals Song List ACM PRESENTS: OUR COUNTRY Reveals Song List
by TV News Desk - April 03, 2020

The list of fan-favorite songs for ACM® PRESENTS: OUR COUNTRY, a new two-hour special hosted by CBS THIS MORNING's Gayle King, has been revealed. The special will be broadcast Sunday, April 5 (8:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network and on CBS All Access. Featuring intimate conversations...
Gayle King to Host ACM PRESENTS: OUR COUNTRY Gayle King to Host ACM PRESENTS: OUR COUNTRY
by TV News Desk - March 31, 2020

Gayle King announced this morning on CBS THIS MORNING that she will host ACM® PRESENTS: OUR COUNTRY, a new two-hour special to be broadcast Sunday, April 5 (8:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network and on CBS All Access. The special features intimate conversations and at-home acoustic per...
Carrie Underwood, Brad Paisley and More Join Lineup for ACM PRESENTS: OUR COUNTRY Carrie Underwood, Brad Paisley and More Join Lineup for ACM PRESENTS: OUR COUNTRY
by TV News Desk - March 26, 2020

The Academy of Country Music® and dick clark productions announced today the all-star lineup of performers for ACM® PRESENTS: OUR COUNTRY, a two-hour special featuring intimate conversations and at-home acoustic performances with Country Music's biggest stars, along with clips from the Academy of Co...
Tiffany Woys Debuts 'Loved By You' Music Video Tiffany Woys Debuts 'Loved By You' Music Video
by TV News Desk - March 23, 2020

Rising country star Tiffany Woys is excited to debut the OFFICIAL music video for her NEW heartfelt track, “Loved By You.” The stunning clip, directed by Robert Chavers and shot on Florida's Emerald Coast last fall, stars Tiffany alongside her real-life sweetheart, Jeff Siddiqi....
Adam Doleac Re-Ups With Sony/ATV Adam Doleac Re-Ups With Sony/ATV
by TV News Desk - March 17, 2020

Arista Nashville's Adam Doleac has re-upped his contract, signing a new global publishing deal with Sony/ATV. Under Doleac's first agreement with SATV, the Harrisburg, MS native received songwriter cuts with Hootie & The Blowfish, Kane Brown, Gabby Barrett and Darius Rucker....
Mickey Guyton Asks 'What Are You Gonna Tell Her?' in New Single Mickey Guyton Asks 'What Are You Gonna Tell Her?' in New Single
by TV News Desk - March 06, 2020

Capitol Records Nashville's Mickey Guyton released her honest and unapologetic new song“What Are You Gonna Tell Her?” today.  The thought-provoking song asks the simple question, “what are you gonna tell her/when she figures out/that all this time you built her up just so the world could let her dow...
VIDEO: Carrie Underwood Talks About the Nashville Tornado on TODAY SHOW VIDEO: Carrie Underwood Talks About the Nashville Tornado on TODAY SHOW
by Stage Tube - March 03, 2020

Singer Carrie Underwood has a chart-topping music career, her own line of fitness apparel, and now her debut book, a?oeFind Your Path,a?? a fitness guide written with the help of experts in health and nutrition. Her advice to busy moms: a?oeIf you don't have your balance, everything else is out of b...
Maren Morris, Thomas Rhett Lead Nominations for the ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS - See Full List! Maren Morris, Thomas Rhett Lead Nominations for the ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS - See Full List!
by TV News Desk - February 27, 2020

The Academy of Country Music® announced today the nominations for the 55TH ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS, Country Music's Party of the Year®, honoring the biggest names and emerging talent in the Country Music industry. Reigning ACM® Entertainer of the Year and 15-time ACM Award®-winner Keith Urba...
The Shires to Release 'Good Years' on March 13 via BMG The Shires to Release 'Good Years' on March 13 via BMG
by TV News Desk - February 25, 2020

The Shires, the UK's best-selling country act of all time – comprised of Crissie Rhodes and Ben Earle – will release their new album, Good Years, in the U.S. on March 13, 2020 via BMG. As the follow-up to Accidentally on Purpose and GOLD-certified albums Braveand My Universe, Good Years was recorded...
Carrie Underwood's 'Cry Pretty' Certified Platinum By RIAA Carrie Underwood's 'Cry Pretty' Certified Platinum By RIAA
by TV News Desk - February 24, 2020

Global superstar Carrie Underwood celebrated the RIAA Platinum certification of her latest album, Cry Pretty, as well as four certified singles from the album this past Friday in Nashville. Following her CRS (Country Radio Seminar) Artist Interview at the Omni Hotel, Underwood was surprised onstage ...
Ashley Puckett's Stars Align For Debut Album Release 'Never Say Never' Ashley Puckett's Stars Align For Debut Album Release 'Never Say Never'
by TV News Desk - February 13, 2020

The phrase “Never Say Never” can be quite the over-used cliche. However, for Pittsburgh-area country singer, Ashley Puckett, it was the perfect phrase to describe her lifelong love affair with music....
Debra Rathwell to be Inducted Into the Canadian Music Industry Hall Fame Debra Rathwell to be Inducted Into the Canadian Music Industry Hall Fame
by TV News Desk - February 06, 2020

Canadian Music Week today announced that Debra Rathwell, Executive VP, Global Touring & Talent at AEG Presents, will be inducted into the Canadian Music & Broadcast Industry Hall of Fame. Debra will be honoured for her remarkable career in the music industry at the annual Canadian Music and Broadcas...
Maddie and Tae Reveal Sophomore Album 'The Way It Feels' Maddie and Tae Reveal Sophomore Album 'The Way It Feels'
by TV News Desk - February 04, 2020

As PLATINUM-selling duo Maddie & Tae are “riding a gust of momentum” (PEOPLE) following an explosive 2019 unveiling new music that is “drenched in raw, vulnerable emotion” (American Songwriter), the pair continues to fill-in pages of their expansive journey, revealing details today of their highly-a...
Heather Jeanette Debuts Dreamy Music Video for 'I'll Never Stop Loving You' Heather Jeanette Debuts Dreamy Music Video for 'I'll Never Stop Loving You'
by TV News Desk - January 30, 2020

RIAA Certified Multi-Platinum Singer/Songwriter, Heather Jeanette, is set to release the official music video for her latest single “I'll Never Stop Loving You” on January 29, 2020. The video was directed by award-winning filmmaker and photographer Mathew Tucciarone (Madison Beer, Rolling Stone, Bil...
VIDEO: Watch the Story of Carrie Underwood on GOOD MORNING AMERICA VIDEO: Watch the Story of Carrie Underwood on GOOD MORNING AMERICA
by Stage Tube - January 27, 2020

Carrie Underwood went from American Idol to an American icon. This is her story....
Adam Dolec Impacts Country Radio With 'Famous' Adam Dolec Impacts Country Radio With 'Famous'
by TV News Desk - January 13, 2020

Arista Nashville's Adam Doleac officially impacts radio today with his debut single, “Famous,” garnering 23 country station adds. Written by Doleac, Andy Skib and Bobby Hamrick, the track is one this week's most-added songs at country radio. “Famous” is available on all platforms....
Chrissy Metz Signs to Universal Music Group Nashville Chrissy Metz Signs to Universal Music Group Nashville
by TV News Desk - January 13, 2020

Universal Music Group Nashville has signed Chrissy Metz, star of 20th Century Fox's BREAKTHROUGH and the award-winning NBC series “This Is Us.” UMG Nashville first worked with Metz on the Breakthrough movie soundtrack which featured her performance of the Oscar nominated, Diane Warren penned track, ...
Billie Eilish, Jonas Brothers, Lil Nas X Among Nominees for the IHEARTRADIO MUSIC AWARDS - See Full List! Billie Eilish, Jonas Brothers, Lil Nas X Among Nominees for the IHEARTRADIO MUSIC AWARDS - See Full List!
by TV News Desk - January 08, 2020

 iHeartMedia and FOX Entertainment announced today the nominees for the 2020 iHeartRadio Music Awards, airing live from the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, Sunday, March 29 (8:00-10:00 PM ET live / PT tape-delayed) on FOX. The event also will be broadcast on iHeartMedia radio stations nationwide a...