[152] Underwood has said that this album features songs with a "darker storyline". “Sharing the stage with @ggoodwin @chadjeffers @edeasonofficial @sasheriff @mattreviere @jordancolelawson @sydperryky and @carrieunderwood is nothing less than awe-inspiring! [142], On September 19, Underwood performed "You Really Got a Hold on Me" in tribute to Smokey Robinson, as he was presented with the Ella Award at the Society of Singers annual dinner. [117] Host Reba McEntire presented Underwood with the "ACM Triple Crown Award" signifying her winning Top New Artist, Top Female Vocalist, and Entertainer of the Year during her career. 1 on the Billboard Hot Country Songs and the RIAA certified it Platinum. [38] With her debut single, "Inside Your Heaven", she also broke Billboard chart history as the first country music artist ever to debut at No. [446][447], In a 2007 interview with PETA, Underwood stated, "Ever since I was little I loved animals [...] If you told me I could never sing again, I'd say that was horrible, but it's not my life. [205], The Academy of Country Music awarded Underwood the Gene Weed Special Achievement Award, for her widespread exposure through NFL Sunday Night Football, the live NBC broadcast of The Sound of Music Live!, her worldwide Blown Away Tour and her charity work with the American Red Cross and her C.A.T.S. [320] When asked if it ever becomes difficult to belt at such high intensity during her 90–120 minute live shows, Underwood responded, "I'm too proud to drop keys. [220] She is also the woman with the most number-ones in the history of the Billboard Country Airplay chart, having had 15 leaders. [222] The song set and broke multiple airplay records on Country radio in its first week. [247] She further received three nominations for the 2016 American Music Awards, including the top prize for Artist of the Year. [184], On February 22, 2013, Billboard ranked Underwood as the 16th money maker for the period from February 2012 to February 2013. "Don't Forget to Remember Me", her fourth single, also proved successful, reaching No. Think about the welfare of the animals as well as the consumers. [30] Some Hearts became the best-selling album of 2006 in all genres in the United States. [52] She later won the Breakthrough Artist of the Year Award at the American Music Awards, and was also nominated for Favorite Female Country Artist. [12], 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. 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[383] In September 2018, Underwood received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, for her numerous achievements in music. 1 on the Canadian Albums Chart, one of the biggest first-week sales by a female artist. [78] Also in late 2007, she won three American Music Awards: Artist of the Year, Favorite Female Country Artist, and Favorite Country Album, for Some Hearts. [221] With such a feat, she became the only female artist in country music history to have eleven consecutive top two singles; at that time, she had twelve official country singles: ten number-ones. [160] The album was the 7th best-selling album of 2012, the second best-selling country album of the year and the second best-selling release by a female artist in 2012. [374] In the US, she has sold 20 million albums and over 40 million singles,[375] making her the best-selling artist of the American Idol franchise, with Billboard calling her the ultimate Idol success story. https://www.instagram.com/p/B1tkuNqBtZ-/. It was a massive success, selling over 2 million copies, being certified Triple Platinum, reaching the Top 20 of the Billboard Hot 100, the number-one spot on the Billboard Country Airplay and the Top 2 of the Top Country Songs, where it became Underwood's 16th Top 10 hit on Hot Country Songs chart, a record among women in the tally's 68-year history. Carrie Underwood Drops New Song 'Smoke Break, "5 Seconds of Summer Earns Second No. [127], In December 2009, Some Hearts was named the number-one Country Album of the 2000 Decade by Billboard and Underwood was the top-ranked female artist on Billboard's Best Country Artists of the 2000 Decade list. Just like that (and 14 years before Gaga’s blockbuster remake), a star was born. [276], On May 8, Underwood received four nominations and one win for the 2018 CMT Music Awards. [412] This charitable initiative was inspired by the "36 cents" written in the lyrics of Underwood's album track "Change" on her album Play On, which addresses how even the smallest bit of spare change that one might have can add up to make a difference and help "change" the world.[412]. 1 on both the Billboard 200 and Top Country Albums, as well as No. Her version of the song debuted at No. [42] Underwood's third single, "Some Hearts", was also released in October, but exclusively to pop radio, peaking in the top thirty of the adult contemporary charts. 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. [274], On May 11, she celebrated a decade of being an Opry member. She played Sarah Hill, the church youth leader who helped Bethany Hamilton overcome the obstacles she faced after the shark attack. [147] It was the highest-rated episode in seven years. It was a huge success, jumping from No. We have to love each other and get on with each other. [85] Underwood was nominated for Video of the Year at the 2009 CMT Awards for "Just A Dream". "[424], Underwood released her debut book, Find Your Path, on March 3, 2020, published by Dey Street Books. ... Carrie Underwood Fans is an unofficial fan site dedicated to Nashville recording artist Carrie Underwood. [308] She later won the award for Entertainer of the Year; the win made her the most-awarded woman in that category. [27][46] On April 11, 2007, Underwood continued her streak of top Country singles with the release of "Wasted", which peaked at No. 11 on the Billboard Hot 100 in its second week, one of the biggest single-week upwards on the chart of all time. [100], Underwood released her third studio album, Play On, on November 3, 2009. [29] The large first week sales of Some Hearts made it the biggest debut of any country artist since the advent of the SoundScan system in 1991. She has signed multimillion-dollar deals with Skechers, Target, Nintendo, Olay, Nicole by OPI, Hershey's, Almay and Dick's Sporting Goods. [191][192] On September 22, 2013, at the 65th Primetime Emmy Awards, she was part of the Emmy Awards' special tribute honoring the 50th Anniversary of 1963 Television Milestones, which includes the assassination coverage of President John F. Kennedy and The Beatles' first US appearance. [33] Some Hearts has since become the fastest-selling debut country album in the history of the SoundScan era,[34][35] the best-selling solo female debut album in country music history,[36] the best-selling Country album of the last 14 years,[37] and the best-selling album by an American Idol alumni in the US. 1", "Carrie Underwood named to People's 2010 Most Beautiful list | BAM's Blog". "[22] On May 25, 2005, Underwood became the season four winner. [13] She spent part of one of her summers as a page for Oklahoma State Representative Bobby Frame. Membership includes access to pre-sale tickets, Meet & Greet opportunities before every show, exclusive merchandise package, access to the official online community, and more!