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Carrie Underwood

 
Bio:
She rose to prominence after winning the fourth season of American Idol in 2005. Her single "Inside Your Heaven" made her the only country artist to debut atop 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 ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
She rose to prominence after winning the fourth season of American Idol in 2005. Her single "Inside Your Heaven" made her the only country artist to debut atop 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 ... (read complete bio)

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Carrie Underwood Biography

She rose to prominence after winning the fourth season of American Idol in 2005. Her single "Inside Your Heaven" made her the only country artist to debut atop 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 successful crossover singles "Jesus, Take the Wheel" and "Before He Cheats", becoming the best-selling solo female debut album in country music history. She won three Grammy Awards for the album, including Best New Artist. The next studio album, Carnival Ride (2007) had one of the biggest opening weeks of all time by a female artist and won two Grammy Awards. Her third studio album, Play On (2009), was preceded by the single "Cowboy Casanova", which had one of the biggest single-week upward movements on the Hot 100.

She achieved the second best-selling release by a woman in 2012 and won a Grammy Award with her fourth album, Blown Away (2012). Her compilation Greatest Hits: Decade#1 (2014) spawned the crossover single "Something in the Water". Her fifth studio 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 the biggest week for any album by a woman in 2018. She released her first Christmas project, My Gift, in 2020, and first gospel collection, My Savior, in 2021, to critical acclaim. Her 2022 studio album, Denim & Rhinestones, marked a return to her country pop sound.

Underwood has sold 70 million records worldwide. She is the seventh highest-certified female artist and the highest-certified female country artist of all time on the RIAA's Top Artists (Digital Singles) ranking, also being the female artist with the most number-one entries (16) on the Billboard Country Airplay chart. Her accolades include eight Grammy Awards, 12 Billboard Music Awards, 17 American Music Awards, five Guinness World Records and inductions into the Hollywood Walk of Fame and the Grand Ole Opry. Billboard ranked her the top female country artist of the 2000s and 2010s, and Some Hearts the top country album of the 2000s. Rolling Stone applauded her as "the female vocalist of her generation in any genre", Time listed her as one of the 100 most influential people in the world in 2014 and Forbes declared her the most successful American Idol winner. Outside of music, Underwood has ventured into fashion and writing, releasing her fitness clothing line CALIA by Carrie in 2015 and the New York Times best-selling fitness and lifestyle book Find Your Path in 2020.




Carrie Underwood News

Shania Twain Drops New Duets with Elton John, Chris Martin & Nick Jonas Photo Shania Twain Drops New Duets with Elton John, Chris Martin & Nick Jonas
by Michael Major - Nov 28, 2022

Apple Music's latest exclusive gift comes from country icon Shania Twain, with a deluxe version of the 1997 landmark album Come On Over, featuring three tracks exclusive to Apple Music, on which Elton John and Chris Martin each join Twain on separate, live versions of “You’re Still the One” and Nick Jonas duets on “Party for Two.”

Shania Twain Releases New Version of 'COME ON OVER' Featuring Elton John, Chris Marti Photo Shania Twain Releases New Version of 'COME ON OVER' Featuring Elton John, Chris Martin, and More
by Blair Ingenthron - Nov 27, 2022

Apple Music is getting into the giving spirit this holiday season with the return of From Apple Music With Love, a special countdown to the holidays. Each day at 8:00a PST from November 25 - 30, Apple Music subscribers will receive exclusive gifts from some of the biggest and brightest names in music, stamped with love and ready for unwrapping. 

Sarah Hardwig Releases 'Who I Am' Photo Sarah Hardwig Releases 'Who I Am'
by Michael Major - Nov 22, 2022

Sarah Hardwig expresses her venerability in her newest single, 'Who I Am'. The artist has gone through some trials in her life. At just five years old, Sarah Hardwig was diagnosed with Leber's Congenital Amaurosis, impairing her vision and changing her life forever. She pulls inspiration from this hardship.

Photos: Inside The American Music Awards With Wayne Brady, Taylor Swift & More Photo Photos: Inside The American Music Awards With Wayne Brady, Taylor Swift & More
by Michael Major - Nov 21, 2022

Hosted by Wayne Brady, the thrilling evening filled with world premiere performances and pop culture moments aired live on ABC from the Microsoft Theater at L.A. LIVE in Los Angeles. Check out photos of Taylor Swift, P!NK, Wayne Brady, Sabrina Carpenter, GAYLE, Dove Cameron, Cardi B, Lion Richie, Smokey Robinson, and more.

Taylor Swift, Dove Cameron & More Take Home American Music Awards - Full List of Winn Photo Taylor Swift, Dove Cameron & More Take Home American Music Awards - Full List of Winners!
by Michael Major - Nov 21, 2022

The year’s hottest night in music represents top achievements in music determined by the fans, for the fans. Hosted by Wayne Brady, the thrilling evening filled with world premiere performances and pop culture moments aired live on ABC from the Microsoft Theater at L.A. LIVE in Los Angeles. Check out the full list of winners now!

Sabrina Carpenter, Sheryl Lee Ralph & More to Present at AMERICAN MUSIC AWARDS Photo Sabrina Carpenter, Sheryl Lee Ralph & More to Present at AMERICAN MUSIC AWARDS
by Michael Major - Nov 18, 2022

Presenters include Dan & Shay, Dustin Lynch, Ellie Goulding, Jessie James Decker, Jimmie Allen, Karrueche Tran, Kelly Rowland, Kim Petras, Liza Koshy, Latto, Meghan Trainor, Melissa Etheridge, Niecy Nash-Betts, Roselyn Sanchez, Sabrina Carpenter, Sheryl Lee Ralph, Smokey Robinson and more.

Circle Network Partners With Toys For Tots This Holiday Season With Special Opry Live Photo Circle Network Partners With Toys For Tots This Holiday Season With Special Opry Live Episodes
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 17, 2022

Award-winning Circle Network has announced that it will be partnering with Toys For Tots to give back this holiday season through a month-long partnership beginning on Monday, November 21, which will carry on through to December 25.

THE SOUND OF MUSIC International Tour Launches in Singapore This Month Photo THE SOUND OF MUSIC International Tour Launches in Singapore This Month
by Stephi Wild - Nov 15, 2022

Broadway International Group is launching a multi-year international tour of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s THE SOUND OF MUSIC this fall. This lavish and popular production of one of the world’s most beloved musicals of all time will begin in Singapore at the Marina Bay Sands Theatre this November in partnership with Base Entertainment Asia. 

Dove Cameron, Charlie Puth & More to Perform on 'American Music Awards' Photo Dove Cameron, Charlie Puth & More to Perform on 'American Music Awards'
by Michael Major - Nov 14, 2022

P!NK will rejoin the AMA stage to perform a tribute to 10-time AMA winner Olivia Newton-John. Stevie Wonder will be joined by Charlie Puth and Ari Lennox for a never-before-seen tribute to the Icon Award recipient, Lionel Richie. These performers join previously announced artists Carrie Underwood, Imagine Dragons, JID, Yola, and house DJ D-Nice.

Amazon Music Announces Exclusive New Amazon Original Songs From Lizzo, GIVÄ'ON & More Photo Amazon Music Announces Exclusive New Amazon Original Songs From Lizzo, GIVÄ'ON & More
by Michael Major - Nov 11, 2022

Even more Amazon Original songs are available to stream now, including Lizzo’s cover of “Someday at Christmas,” the classic originally penned by Stevie Wonder, GIVĒON’s cover of “The First Noel,” a reimagined version of Elvis Presley’s “Blue Christmas” performed by Kane Brown, and Lauren Spencer Smith’s version of “Last Christmas” by Wham!.

Carrie Underwood Videos

VIDEO: Carrie Underwood Premieres New Music Video for 'Hate My Heart' Videoplay
VIDEO: Carrie Underwood Premieres New Music Video for 'Hate My Heart'

by Michael Major - Nov 4, 2022

Directed by Shaun Silva, who recently directed Underwood and Jason Aldean’s music video for their multi-week #1 smash hit duet, “If I Didn’t Love You,” and filmed on location at Nashville’s Wildhorse Saloon, “Hate My Heart” follows Underwood and a group of her girlfriends who are all approaching break-ups in different ways.  Watch the new music video now!

VIDEO: Carrie Underwood Performs 'Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas' on LATE NIG Videoplay
VIDEO: Carrie Underwood Performs 'Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas' on LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS

by Stage Tube - Dec 18, 2020

Musical guest Carrie Underwood performs 'Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas' for Late Night with Seth Meyers.

VIDEO: Mickey Guyton Releases 'Without a Net' Video Videoplay
VIDEO: Mickey Guyton Releases 'Without a Net' Video

by Stage Tube - Dec 14, 2020

GRAMMY-nominated singer/songwriter Mickey Guyton has released the music video for her special track “Without A Net.'

VIDEO: Watch the Official Trailer for MY GIFT: A CHRISTMAS SPECIAL FROM CARRIE UNDERW Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch the Official Trailer for MY GIFT: A CHRISTMAS SPECIAL FROM CARRIE UNDERWOOD

by Stage Tube - Nov 30, 2020

HBO Max debuted today the trailer for Carrie Underwood’s new music special “My Gift: A Christmas Special From Carrie Underwood.” 

VIDEO: Carrie Underwood & John Legend Debut Video for 'Hallelujah' Videoplay
VIDEO: Carrie Underwood & John Legend Debut Video for 'Hallelujah'

by Stage Tube - Nov 23, 2020

GRAMMY® Award winners Carrie Underwood and John Legend have released the official music video for their first duet, “Hallelujah,” which appears on Underwood’s first-ever Christmas album, My Gift.

VIDEO: Watch Ashley Barron's Music Video For Latest Single 'Let Me Go' Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch Ashley Barron's Music Video For Latest Single 'Let Me Go'

by Stage Tube - Nov 18, 2020

Country music singer/songwriter Ashley Barron continues to astound listeners with her latest single “Let Me Go,”  which is quickly making its way up the Country Charts.

VIDEO: Chase Martin Releases New Alternate Video for 'Levi Denim' Videoplay
VIDEO: Chase Martin Releases New Alternate Video for 'Levi Denim'

by Stage Tube - Oct 26, 2020

On the heels of breakthrough singer/songwriter Chase Martin’s debut single release — “Levi Denim” — the 22-year-old Charleston, SC native is excited to drop another music video for the track.

VIDEO: Thomas Rhett Talks About ACADEMY OF COUTRY MUSIC AWARDS Tie Videoplay
VIDEO: Thomas Rhett Talks About ACADEMY OF COUTRY MUSIC AWARDS Tie

by Stage Tube - Sep 18, 2020

Country star Thomas Rhett joins TODAY live to talk about his surprise tie with Carrie Underwood for Entertainer of the Year at the Academy of Country Music awards Wednesday night. a?oeIta??s just amazing that that even happened,a?? he says. a?oeIt was the most surreal moment of my life.a??

VIDEO: Watch the Music Video For Sophia Anne Caruso's Single 'Toys' Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch the Music Video For Sophia Anne Caruso's Single 'Toys'

by Stage Tube - Aug 4, 2020

Sophia Anne Caruso has released a music video for her single 'Toys'! The single was first released on May 22.

VIDEO: Carrie Underwood Talks About the Nashville Tornado on TODAY SHOW Videoplay
VIDEO: Carrie Underwood Talks About the Nashville Tornado on TODAY SHOW

by Stage Tube - Mar 3, 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 balance.a??