Carrie Underwood
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Carrie Underwood

Country Music Singer; American Idol Winner
Female
Hometown Muskogee, Oklahoma
Religion Christian
Height 5' 3" (160 cm)
Nationality American
Alma Mater Northeastern Stat...
High School Checotah High Sch...
Other Names Carrie Fisher
Eye Color Hazel

Carrie Marie Underwood is an American country 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.… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1983 Birth Underwood was born March 10, 1983 in Muskogee, Oklahoma, the daughter of Carole (Shatswell) and Stephen Underwood. … Read More

TEENAGE

1996 13 Years Old In 1996, Capitol Records was preparing a contract for Underwood but cancelled it when company management changed. … Read More
2000 17 Years Old 1 More Event
…  She also broke Billboard chart history as the first country music artist ever to debut at No. 1 on the Hot 100 and the song became the first song from a country artist to go to No. 1 on the Hot 100 since country group Lonestar's "Amazed" did so in 2000. "Inside Your Heaven" is the only single by a solo country artist in the 2000 decade to reach No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. It also debuted at number one on the Billboard Pop 100 and on the Canadian Singles Chart, topping it for seven consecutive weeks, becoming the longest-running single of 2005 in Canada. … Read More
2001 18 Years Old Underwood graduated from Checotah High School in 2001 as salutatorian. … Read More

TWENTIES

2004 - 2005 7 More Events
The album was also the best-selling country album of both 2006 and 2007, making Underwood the first female artist in Billboard history to earn back-to-back honors for Top Country Album. … Read More
Released in 2007, her second album, Carnival Ride, had one of the biggest ever opening weeks by a female artist and earned Underwood two Grammy Awards. … Read More
At the 50th Grammy Awards, in 2008, Underwood was nominated for two more Grammys: Best Female Country Vocal Performance, for "Before He Cheats" and Best Country Collaboration with Vocals, for "Oh, Love" a duet with Brad Paisley.
In 2009, at the 51st Grammy Awards, she won, for the third year in a row, the Grammy Award for Best Female Country Vocal Performance, for "Last Name", and performed the song at the ceremony.
At the 52nd Grammy Awards in 2010, Underwood won her fifth Grammy Award: She won the Grammy Award for Best Country Collaboration with Vocals for "I Told You So" with Randy Travis and was also nominated again for Best Female Country Vocal Performance, for "Just A Dream". … Read More
…  Underwood made her film debut in Soul Surfer in April 2011. … Read More
On February 4, 2012, Underwood joined Steven Tyler to record CMT's Crossroads at the Pepsi Coliseum during the Pepsi Super Bowl Fan Jam of Super Bowl XLVI. … Read More

THIRTIES

In early 2013, Underwood won the prize for Top Selling International Album of the Year at the 41st Country Music Awards of Australia, held by the Country Music Association of Australia.
In 2014, she released her first compilation album, winning a Grammy Award for its crossover single "Something in the Water". … Read More
In 2015, at the 57th Grammy Awards, Underwood won Best Country Solo Performance for "Something in the Water", marking her seventh career Grammy Award.
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