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Carrie Underwood is an American country singer and songwriter from Checotah, Oklahoma. She rose to fame as the winner of the fourth season of American Idol. She has since become a multi-platinum selling recording artist, a multiple Grammy Award winner, was inducted into the Grand Ole Opry, is a two-time Academy of Country Music and Country Music Association Female Vocalist winner, and was the entertainer of the year.

About Carrie Underwood

Carrie Underwood debut album, Some Hearts, was certified seven times platinum, is the fastest selling debut country album in Nielsen SoundScan history. And it is also the best-selling solo female debut album in country music history. Some Hearts yielded three number one hits on the country charts in the United States: "Jesus, Take the Wheel", "Wasted", and "Before He Cheats", her biggest hit to date.

Her second album, Carnival Ride, was released on October 23, 2007. It has so far sold over 3 million copies, and produced five number one country hits on the country charts, "So Small", "All-American Girl", "Last Name" , "Just a Dream" and "I Told You So".

Carrie Underwood released her third album, Play On, on November 3, 2009. It has so far sold over 1 million copies since its release. Her first single off the album, "Cowboy Casanova", was released to country radio on September 14, 2009. The single peaked at number one on the country charts, which made Underwood the artist with the most top 10s on the country chart among solo women this decade, followed by Faith Hill and Martina McBride each with 9. In November 2009, Underwood attained total domestic album sales of 11 million and became the highest-selling American Idol album in the United States, surpassing Kelly Clarkson by approximately 600,000 units. Clarkson, however, remains the highest-selling American Idol album overall, with over 23 million albums sold worldwide to Underwood's 14 million.

Grammy Awards

On December 7, 2006, Underwood's album Some Hearts received four Grammy nominations. Underwood received two Grammy Awards: Best New Artist and Best Female Country Vocal Performance. "Jesus, Take the Wheel" won Best Country Song for the songwriters Gordie Sampson, Brett James and Hillary Lindsey. Underwood also received a nomination for "Song of the Year". Her nomination marked the first time that an American Idol winner or contestant had been nominated in the Best New Artist category. The award ceremony was held on February 11, 2007, at Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. She sang the Eagles song "Life in the Fast Lane" alongside Grammy nominees Rascal Flatts. She also sang the Eagles' "Desperado" to honour Don Henley of The Eagles.

On February 10, 2008, Underwood was nominated for a combined total of four Grammys including Song of the Year for "Before He Cheats". She won one Grammy Award that night, for Best Female Country Vocal Performance, and her song won for Best Country Song both for her hit, "Before He Cheats". Underwood also performed "Before He Cheats" on the Grammy Awards, with a more powerful vocal ending.

On February 8, 2009, Underwood, for the third year in a row, won the Grammy Award for Best Female Country Vocal Performance for "Last Name", which she performed during the show, for a total of four Grammy awards in three years. "Ever Ever After", which she recorded for the soundtrack of the 2007 film Enchanted, was also nominated for a Grammy Award under the category Best Song Written for a Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media.

On December 2, 2009, Underwood received yet another Grammy Nomination for Best Female Country Vocal Performance for her #1 hit song "Just a Dream" and a nomination for Best Country Collaboration With Vocals for "I Told You So" with Randy Travis.