Carrie Underwood Biography
Carrie Marie Underwood (born March 10, 1983 in Muskogee, Oklahoma) is an American country music singer who won the title of the fourth season of American Idol. She has since become a multi-platinum selling recording artist. She debuted at triple platinum with her album Some Hearts, the fastest selling female country album since the introduction of the Nielsen SoundScan in 1991. Underwood has won three Billboard Music Awards, a Dove Award, two Country Music Television Awards, two Academy of Country Music Awards and two Country Music Association Awards including Female Vocalist Of The Year and the Horizon Award.
On her 2006 Tour, Carrie is performing two songs by Guns N' Roses entitled "Patience" and "Sweet Child O' Mine"
She was an opening act on Kenny Chesney's spring / summer 2006 tour. On some dates, she has performed a duet with Kenny Chesney on a cover of "Drift Away" by Mentor Williams. She also is an opening act for Brad Paisley in the Fall for several dates in major cities that run through December 8th. Carrie and Brad Paisely perform a duet as well, called Whiskey Lullaby.
Carrie performed a duet of the hit song "Alone" with the band Heart on her 23rd birthday in Atlantic City on March 10, 2006. The concert was taped and shown on VH1 Classic Channel, coming out in DVD for sale this winter. Heart surprised Carrie with a huge birthday cake and had the whole audience at the sold out show sing Happy birthday to her.
Carrie was selected in the People Magazine top 100 Most Beautiful People in 2006. She was also selected as one of the top 25 Hottest People under 25 in Teen People magazine.
Carrie's Video Don't Forget To Remember Me made history on GACTV 9/15/06 for being the #1 video 10 weeks on the top 20 count down. Prior record was held by Trace Adkins 9 weeks for Honky Tonk Badonkadonk in 2005/2006
Carrie Underwood has performed the "The Star Spangled Banner" during major professional sporting events: