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Carrie Underwood


Carrie Marie Underwood, born March 10, 1983, is an American country pop singer-songwriter from Checotah, Oklahoma. She rose to fame after winning the 4th season of American Idol in 2005.

Underwood has since sold over 14 million albums and over 20 million singles worldwide, won several Grammy Awards, including the coveted Grammy for Best New Artist in 2007, multiple American Music Awards, including Artist of the Year in 2007, and several Billboard Music Awards, including the 2006 Album of the Year for Some Hearts. In additional, she's won multiple Academy of Country Music (ACM) and Country Music Association (CMA) Awards and has become the first and only woman in History to win the coveted ACM Entertainer of the Year award twice (2009/2010). She's also, as of May 2011, the most successful American Idol winner in the US, having sold over 12.3 million albums and over 18.5 million album tracks in the country.

Her debut album, entitled Some Hearts, hit store shelves on November 15, 2005. It was the largest selling album in 2005 and 2006 on any of the US charts. It was also the best selling debut album by a solo female country music artist in history and the best selling album by an American Idol contestant in the United States. It debuted straight to #1 on the Country music charts, peaking also at #2 on the Billboard 200, going 7x Platinum to date. It has sold over 7 million copies in the US to date. Her first single, Inside Your Heaven, debuted straight at #1 on the Billboard Hot 100, the Billboard Pop 100 and the Canadian singles chart. The second single, Jesus, Take The Wheel, was released in October 2005 and reached #1 on the Country charts and #20 on the Billboard Hot 100. Some Hearts, the third single, was released, also in October 2005, for adult contemporary radio. It reached #12 on the Hot Adult Contemporary Radio chart. The fourth single, Don't Forget To Remember Me was released in March 2006 and peaked at #2 on the Country chart, also peaked #49 on the Billboard Hot 100. In August 2006, Before He Cheats was released, peaking in the top 10 in 12 charts across the US and Canada including #1 on the Country charts in both the US and Canada, #4 on the Canadian Hot 100 and #8 on the Billboard Hot 100. Wasted was the sixth and final single from Some Hearts. It was released on February 6th 2007 and reached #1 on the Country charts in the US and Canada, and made it to #35 on the Canadian Hot 100 and #37 on the US Billboard Hot 100.

In April 2007, Underwood recorded I'll Stand By You as a charity single for the show Idol Gives Back. It sold 124,000 on the first days of it's release, taking it to #6 on the Billboard Hot 100.

Carrie's second studio album, entitled Carnival Ride, was released October 23rd 2007 and debuted on the Billboard 200 at #1, selling 527,000 copies, giving Underwood her first #1 album. It also peaked at #1 on the Candian and American Country album charts and on the Canadian album chart. It has sold over 3 million copies in the US to date and was certified triple Platinum. The first single, So Small, was released on August 14th and made it to #1 on the US Country singles chart. It also made it to #17 on the Billboard Hot 100 and #14 on the Canadian Hot 100. The second single, All-American Girl, was released on December 18th 2007 and went to #1 on both American and Candian country charts. It also reached #27 on the Billboard Hot 100. Last Name was released on April 8th 2008 and it also went to #1 on the US country chart and #19 on the Billboard Hot 100, making it her 6th top 20 hit on the Billboard. In April 2008, Underwood recorded Praying For Time for the show Idol Gives Back, which reached #10 on the Hot Digital Songs chart and peaked at #27 on the Billboard Hot 100. The fourth single from Carnival Ride was Just A Dream and was released on July 21st 2008. It went to #1 on the Country chart in the US and #2 on the Canadian country chart. It also peaked at #29 on the Billboard Hot 100. The fifth and final single, I Told You So, was released on February 2nd 2009 and peaked at #2 on the US country charts. It reached #1 on the Canadian country charts and #9 on the Billboard Hot 100.

Carrie recorded a cover version of Home Sweet Home by Mötley Crüe. It was released on iTunes, where it went straight to #1. It also debuted on the Billboard Hot 100 at #21.

Cowboy Casanova is the lead-off single to Underwood's third studio album, Play On. The single was released on September 14th 2009. It reached #1 on the US Billboard Hot Country Songs, #2 on the Canadian Radio & Record Country Singles, #11 on the US Billboard Hot 100 and #16 on the Canadian Hot 100. The second single, Temporary Home, was released as a single on December 14th 2009 and has peaked at #21 on the Country Radio & Record Singles in the US and #37 in Canada. Play On was released on November 3rd 2009. It peaked at #1 on the US Billboard 200, US Billboard Top Country Albums and Canadian Top Country Albums charts, while just missing the top spot at #2 in the Canadian Albums chart. Play On also made a surprising entrance to the UK album charts, at #93. To date, the album has sold over 2 million copies in the US (double Platinum) and over 2.5 million copies worldwide.

"Good Girl," the first single from Carrie Underwood's fourth studio album was co-penned by the American Idol winner with Chris DeStefano and Ashley Gorley. It will be released to country radio on February 23, 2012.
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Song lyric Before He Cheats BEFORE HE CHEATS Carrie Underwood
Song lyric All-American Girl ALL-AMERICAN GIRL Carrie Underwood
Song lyric Wasted WASTED Carrie Underwood
Song lyric Last Name LAST NAME Carrie Underwood
Song lyric Don't Forget to Remember Me DON'T FORGET TO REMEMBER ME Carrie Underwood
Song lyric Blown Away BLOWN AWAY Carrie Underwood
Song lyric Good Girl GOOD GIRL Carrie Underwood
Song lyric So Small SO SMALL Carrie Underwood
Song lyric I Told You So I TOLD YOU SO Carrie Underwood
Song lyric Some Hearts SOME HEARTS Carrie Underwood
Song lyric Starts with Goodbye STARTS WITH GOODBYE Carrie Underwood
Song lyric Lessons Learned LESSONS LEARNED Carrie Underwood
Song lyric Two Black Cadillacs TWO BLACK CADILLACS Carrie Underwood
Song lyric Inside Your Heaven INSIDE YOUR HEAVEN Carrie Underwood
Song lyric I Just Can't Live a Lie I JUST CAN'T LIVE A LIE Carrie Underwood
Song lyric Ever Ever After EVER EVER AFTER Carrie Underwood
Song lyric See You Again SEE YOU AGAIN Carrie Underwood
Song lyric The Night Before (Life Goes On) THE NIGHT BEFORE (LIFE GOES ON) Carrie Underwood
Song lyric That's Where It Is THAT'S WHERE IT IS Carrie Underwood
Song lyric Whenever You Remember WHENEVER YOU REMEMBER Carrie Underwood
Song lyric You Won't Find This YOU WON'T FIND THIS Carrie Underwood
Song lyric I Know You Won't I KNOW YOU WON'T Carrie Underwood
Song lyric Crazy Dreams CRAZY DREAMS Carrie Underwood
Song lyric We're Young and Beautiful WE'RE YOUNG AND BEAUTIFUL Carrie Underwood
Song lyric Twisted TWISTED Carrie Underwood
Song lyric Do You Think About Me DO YOU THINK ABOUT ME Carrie Underwood
Song lyric Do You Hear What I Hear DO YOU HEAR WHAT I HEAR Carrie Underwood
Song lyric Forever Changed FOREVER CHANGED Carrie Underwood
Song lyric Nobody Ever Told You NOBODY EVER TOLD YOU Carrie Underwood
Song lyric Alone ALONE Carrie Underwood
Song lyric Angels Brought Me Here ANGELS BROUGHT ME HERE Carrie Underwood
Song lyric Because You Loved Me BECAUSE YOU LOVED ME Carrie Underwood
Song lyric Can't Get Enough CAN'T GET ENOUGH Carrie Underwood
Song lyric Chaser CHASER Carrie Underwood
Song lyric Choctaw County Affair CHOCTAW COUNTY AFFAIR Carrie Underwood
Song lyric Church Bells CHURCH BELLS Carrie Underwood
Song lyric Clock Don't Stop CLOCK DON'T STOP Carrie Underwood
Song lyric Cry Pretty CRY PRETTY Carrie Underwood
Song lyric Crying CRYING Carrie Underwood
Song lyric Cupid's Got A Shotgun CUPID'S GOT A SHOTGUN Carrie Underwood
Song lyric Dirty Laundry DIRTY LAUNDRY Carrie Underwood
Song lyric Flat On The Floor FLAT ON THE FLOOR Carrie Underwood
Song lyric Get Out Of This Town GET OUT OF THIS TOWN Carrie Underwood
Song lyric Good In Goodbye GOOD IN GOODBYE Carrie Underwood
Song lyric Heartbeat HEARTBEAT Carrie Underwood
Song lyric Hello Young Lovers HELLO YOUNG LOVERS Carrie Underwood
Song lyric I Ain't In Checotah Anymore I AIN'T IN CHECOTAH ANYMORE Carrie Underwood
Song lyric I Feel Like A Woman I FEEL LIKE A WOMAN Carrie Underwood
Song lyric I'll Stand By You I'LL STAND BY YOU Carrie Underwood
Song lyric Independence Day INDEPENDENCE DAY Carrie Underwood
Song lyric Independence Day (Full Version) INDEPENDENCE DAY (FULL VERSION) Carrie Underwood
Song lyric Jesus, Take The Wheel JESUS, TAKE THE WHEEL Carrie Underwood
Song lyric Just A Dream JUST A DREAM Carrie Underwood
Song lyric Leave Love Alone LEAVE LOVE ALONE Carrie Underwood
Song lyric Like I'll Never Love You Again LIKE I'LL NEVER LOVE YOU AGAIN Carrie Underwood
Song lyric Love Is A Battlefield LOVE IS A BATTLEFIELD Carrie Underwood
Song lyric Making Love Out Of Nothing At All MAKING LOVE OUT OF NOTHING AT ALL Carrie Underwood
Song lyric McArthur Park MCARTHUR PARK Carrie Underwood
Song lyric Mexico MEXICO Carrie Underwood
Song lyric More Boys I Meet MORE BOYS I MEET Carrie Underwood
Song lyric Night Before (Life Goes On) NIGHT BEFORE (LIFE GOES ON) Carrie Underwood
Song lyric One Way Ticket ONE WAY TICKET Carrie Underwood
Song lyric Praying For Time PRAYING FOR TIME Carrie Underwood
Song lyric Relapse RELAPSE Carrie Underwood
Song lyric Renegade Runaway RENEGADE RUNAWAY Carrie Underwood
Song lyric Sin Wagon SIN WAGON Carrie Underwood
Song lyric Smoke Break SMOKE BREAK Carrie Underwood
Song lyric Sometimes You Leave SOMETIMES YOU LEAVE Carrie Underwood
Song lyric Southbound SOUTHBOUND Carrie Underwood
Song lyric Thank God For Hometowns THANK GOD FOR HOMETOWNS Carrie Underwood
Song lyric The Girl You Think I Am THE GIRL YOU THINK I AM Carrie Underwood
Song lyric There's A Place For Us THERE'S A PLACE FOR US Carrie Underwood
Song lyric Trouble TROUBLE Carrie Underwood
Song lyric What I Never Knew I Always Wanted WHAT I NEVER KNEW I ALWAYS WANTED Carrie Underwood
Song lyric Wheel Of The World WHEEL OF THE WORLD Carrie Underwood
Song lyric When Will I Be Loved WHEN WILL I BE LOVED Carrie Underwood
Song lyric Who Are You WHO ARE YOU Carrie Underwood
Song lyric Wine After Whiskey WINE AFTER WHISKEY Carrie Underwood