Thanks to her winning streak on American Idol, Grammy winning country singer and songwriter Carrie Underwood has become one of the most successful country artists in America. Her debut, Some Hearts (2005 Arista) was one of the fastest selling debut albums in country music history, going 7Xplatinum in just a few years. It was the best selling country album in 2005, 2006 and 2007, and spawned three #1 hits. Carnival Ride (2007 Arista) entered the pop and country charts at #1 and sold over three million copies the first year it was released. As of 2008, she was the biggest start ever launched by American Idol.
Underwood grew up in Checotah, Oklahoma where she... Read More