Carrie Underwood came to national attention as the season 4 winner of “American Idol,” in 2005. She has since gone on to sell over 16 million albums in the U.S., more than any other “American Idol” winner. Her debut single “Jesus Take The Wheel,” featured on her debut album Some Hearts, reached 3x platinum status, kicking off her country career. With 5 full-length studio albums under her belt, Carrie has earned numerous CMA, ACM and Grammy awards throughout her 13 year career—making her one of the most successful female artists in the genre. On July 10, 2010 Carrie married NHL hockey player Mike Fisher and they have one son, Isaiah, born in 2015.
Full Name: Carrie Marie Underwood
Hometown: Checotah, Oklahoma
Birthdate: March 10, 1983
Top Selling Songs: “Jesus Take The Wheel,” “Before He Cheats,” “Blown Away”
CMT has announced the next round of performers who will be taking the stag at the CMT Awards on June 6. Carrie Underwood, Dan + Shay, Florida Georgia Line and more have been added to already impressive lineup.