Carrie is the first female country artist ever to when the Academy of Country Music Award for 'Entertainer of the Year' back to back (2009, 2010) & more than once.
On July 10th, 2010 Carrie married Canadian hockey star Mike Fisher of the Ottawa Senators.
Carrie was ranked #9 in the "100 Hottest Blondes of AIM" in 2009.
In 2007, Randy Jackson--one of the three judges on American Idol--claimed that Carrie was one of his all-time favorite winners from the show. "She never tried to change herself," he said. "She always knew she was a country girl."
Carrie once dated Gossip Girl's Chace Crawford, but they eventually broke up mutually via text message.
Carrie was in a Nintendo DS commercial playing NintenDogs.
Carrie's mother appears in Carrie's Don't Forget to Remember Me video.
At the 2007 American Music Awards, Carrie's album Some Hearts was chosen as the Favorite Album for Country category.
At the 2007 American Music Awards, Carrie was chosen as the Favorite Female Artist for Country category.
Prior to American Idol, Carrie had never been on an airplane.
Carrie's song, Before He Cheats, won Video of the Year at the 2007 CMT Music Awards.
Carrie was chosen as one of People Magazine's 'Annual 100 Most Beautiful People in the World,' in May 2007.
Carrie was named the "Sexiest Female Musician" by Victoria's Secret.
Carrie is featured in the May 2007 issue of Cosmopolitan magazine.
Carrie's music video Before He Cheats has been on VH1's Top 20 Countdown since it first appeared on VH1 on March 10, 2007.
Wasted is Carrie's fourth consecutive no. 1 country hit.
Carrie has been linked to British singer Oliver Trevena, American Idol's Anthony Federov, and quarterback Tony Romo. However, she says she hasn't dated any guys since her college boyfriend, Drake Clark, who she broke up with in 2005.
On March 24, 2007, Carrie performed on Saturday Night Live. She was the 5th country artist in the last 20 years to perform on the show.
She sang with Rascal Flatts on "The 49th Annual Grammy Awards."
As of 2007, Carrie is living in Franklin, Tennessee, which is a suburb of Nashville, Tennessee.
Carrie is a member of the Free Will Baptist Church.
Carrie's album, Some Hearts, is the fastest selling country album of all time. Her album is also the top selling debut album of any American Idol winner.
Two of Carrie's videos made it into CMT's top 20 countdown for 2006, Jesus Take The Wheel ranked #5 and Before He Cheats was ranked as the number one video for 2006.
She became the fourth winner of American Idol, beating Southern rocker Bo Bice, and she joins Kelly Clarkson and Clay Aiken as the only contestants who have never been one of the "bottom three" singers during any week's results. She is the farthest to ever get on Idol with a country background.
Carrie is the first artist in 14 years to have her first 3 country singles hit # 1, the last artist to do so, was Wynonna.
Carrie won the AMA Favorite Breakthrough Artist award in 2006.
Before He Cheats became Carrie's third consecutive no. 1 country hit.
Carrie's video Before He Cheats debuted at the no. 1 spot on GAC, making her the first artist in GAC's top 20 history to debut a video at no.1
Carrie performed Before He Cheats at the 2006 CMA Awards.
In 2006, Carrie took home two awards at the 40th Annual Country Music Association Awards. She won "Female Vocalist of the Year" and "The Horizon Award".
Carrie performed We're Young and Beautiful and Jesus Take the Wheel at the 2006 CMA Music Festival
Carrie says that she still gets nervous when she is about to sing in front of people.
Carrie sang the National Anthem at the All Stars Game on July 11.
Carrie attended the May 23 Academy of Country Music Awards, wearing an Elsie Katz Couture gown.
Carrie received her college degree Saturday, April 30, 2006 during a ceremony at Northeastern State University.
Carrie's fans call themselves the Care Bears.
Carrie had no formal training in voice or singing.
Carrie keeps a journal.
In 2005, Carrie starred in Christmas in Washington.
Carrie has said she likes to listen to heavy metal, such as Slipknot and the old Green Day stuff.
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Carrie's parents names are Steve and Carole Underwood.
Carrie is a big sports fan. She played softball for 8 years.
Carrie is fond of care bears.
Carrie collects bunnies.
When Carrie was 13, her manager tried to get her a recording contract with Capitol Records. However, it did not work out.
Carrie received a special plaque for her accomplishment of achieving triple platinum status on her album.
Carrie is a member of the Sigma Sigma Sigma sorority.
Carrie appeared on the cover of the April 2006 issue of Self magazine.
Carrie won the CMT Award for Female Video of the Year in 2006.
Carrie won a Gospel Music Association Award (GMA) for her hit single Jesus Take The Wheel.
Carrie was the most awarded artist at the 2006 CMT Awards.
Carrie toured with Kenny Chesney and Dierks Bentley during the summer of 2006.
Carrie's album Some Hearts recently went triple platinum.
Carrie won "Breakthrough Video of the Year" at the CMT Music Awards in 2006.
Carrie performed at the CMT Music Awards on April 10th, 2006.
Carrie had three nominations in the 2006 CMT Music Awards.
Carrie won "Country Recorded Song of the Year" award for her single Jesus, Take the Wheel at the 37th annual Dove Awards held April 5th, 2006.
Carrie's diploma from NSU was presented by the Mayor of Checotah in 2005.
Her album, Some Hearts (2005), has become the biggest debut of any country artists since the advent of the SoundScan system in 1990.
Carrie is the first and only Ameican Idol contestant of 2005 who was not born in a hospital.
Was crowned the title of Miss NSU runner-up in 2004.
Her debut album, Some Hearts, instantly topped the Billboard Top Country Albums and gained the 2nd position on Billboard Top 200 Album chart at the same time.
Her first single Inside Your Heaven went straight to number one on the Billboard Hot 100 chart and sold almost 130,000 copies in it's first week of sales.
Carrie was a member ofthe Tri-SigmaSorority at Northeastern State University and she is close friends with her sorority sisters.
Carrie likes to "rescue stray animals."
Carrie was a junior in college before winning Idol.
Carrie attended Northeastern State University before auditioning for American Idol.
After winning American Idol, Carrie went back to college to graduate. She was majoring in mass communications with an emphasis in journalism.
Carrie performed on Live With Regis and Kelly on March 14, 2006.
Carrie appeared as a musical guest on The David Letterman Show on March 13, 2006.
Carrie said that while make the video for Jesus Take The Wheel she had no idea what she was doing.
Carrie's CD, Some Hearts, has been #1 on the Top Country Albums chart for 6 weeks.
In less than two months since Carrie's debut CD, Some Hearts, was released, it has been certified double Platinum.
Friends tried to urge Carrie to go on American Idol, but her reply was always "I would, but Simon wouldn't like me."
In 2005 and in 2007, Carrie was named PETA's "World Sexiest Vegetarian".
After winning the fourth season of American Idol Carrie starred in several Hershey's commercials singing the jingles for the various candy bars the company makes.
Carrie was named Oklahoman Of The Year for 2005.
Carrie has four dogs and two cats as pets.
Carrie was the Salutatorian of high school graduating class in 2001.
Some of Carrie's musical influences include Martina McBride, Reba McEntire, and Garth Brooks.
Carrie's first CD, Some Hearts, was released on November 15, 2005.
Carrie's hero is her mother.
Carrie has said that Randy was her favorite Idol judge because he called her "Dawg."
If she hadn't won American Idol, Carrie was planning to return to school.
Carrie doesn't just sing; she also enjoys playing the guitar and piano.
Carrie first started singing in church, when she was around 13 years old.
Carrie is the proud owner of a beautiful Cocker Spaniel named "Blondie."
Carrie enjoys playing softball. She played competitively for eight years.
Carrie is a football fanatic. Troy Aikman is her all-time favorite player. She supports his former team, the Dallas Cowboys.
Carrie appears in a Skechers ad with several puppies.
Carrie loves the Halloween series. Her favorite is the sixth installment.
Carrie sang the following songs on the American Idol Concert Tour: Sin Wagon, Independence Day, Alone, and Inside Your Heaven. She also sang Bless the Broken Road with runner-up Bo Bice and Lean on Me and R-O-C-K in the USA with the top ten Idol contestants.
Carrie won season four of American Idol.
Carrie was very good friends with Anthony Federov from the top 4.
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Top 10 Girls - Piece of My Heart
Top 8 Girls - Because You Love Me
Top 12 - When Will I Be Loved?
Top 11 - Alone
Top 10 - Independence Day
Top 9 - Hello, Young Lovers
Top 8 - Love is a Battlefield
Top 6 - When God-Fearin' Women Get The Blues
Top 5- Trouble Bless The Broken Road
Top 4 - Sin Wagon If You Don't Know Me By Now
Top 3- Making Love Out Of Nothing At All & Man, I Feel Like A Woman!
Carrie mainly sings country music.
Carrie auditioned for American Idol in St. Louis.
Carrie: I never, ever had my heart set on being a singer. I always used to tell my mom, "If I'm supposed to sing, the doors will open". Now I feel like God has totally opened all these doors for me.
Carrie: (at her very first 'American Idol' audition) Well, life on the farm is pretty simple. Whenever my dad needs help in the mornings, I'll get up really early and go feed the cows, or put out the hay. I've never gotten to experience a lot of things that a lot of other people have. I never got to travel very far at all. I've never flown at all. I want to go to Hollywood really bad!
Carrie: I never expected to be in music at all! American Idol is the reason--the one and only reason--that I got to this point. They gave me everything.
Carrie: I've been cheated on a time or two. It's tough. I wouldn't recommend doing any property damage, though. Now I'm at the point where you get one shot with me. Life is too short.
Carrie: I watch what I eat, but I have a weakness for cheese. I can eat a pound of it! It's a real problem. Luckily, my stylist gives me the "I'm not feeling skinny today" clothing options!
Carrie: I relax by getting a couple of friends together and going out for dinner, or doing something goofy, going bowling or to the movies--the most normal activities. I had some old friends visit me, and they said, "It's so weird to think that you do what you do, because you're the same old Carrie." I thought, "Good!" You get into this crazy world and see so many places and see so many things, so you're bound to grow and change. But it's nice to have people think you're not just a stuck-up snob.
Carrie: Growing up, I always had the feeling that I should be somewhere else. I'd sit at home watching TV, eating ice cream, and I'd think, "There's so much stuff out there that I could be doing right now. So I feel happy about where I am in my life at the moment. God presents us with opportunities, and you take them, and you can succeed at them, but you have to try. You can't sit at home and wait for something great to happen.
Carrie: I met a woman at FedEx one time, and she's like, "You're so quiet. Onstage you're so outgoing." I said, "Lady, that's a different person up there!" You're able to really let go onstage; one-on-one is when I get shy.
Carrie (Before I get old): I wish that big hair would come back in style. I really like '80s rocker guys. You know how the really cool '80s rock bands had giant hair and wore women's clothing.
Carrie (Before it's too late): I need to be a little more responsible and preventative. Wear sunblock, moisturize more and drink more water.
Carrie (Before I was famous): I had a couple of freckles on my face that I didn't like, so I had them removed. And I remember one kid said, 'Now I can't play connect-the-dots on your face anymore!' I'll never forget that.
Carrie: The best times are when I am performing for people.
Carrie: It was at the CMT Awards last year that I gave my very first acceptance speech ever. Let me tell you, it's great to be up here again. Thank you, fans. I've had such an amazing, blessed two years. I started out on a fan-based show, and you guys have continued to support me throughout everything. ... Everybody around me has been so amazing. We're so blessed. I hope we continue to be blessed because this is awesome.
Carrie: Whatever happens is in the hands of the fans.
Carrie: My parents definitely did instill a good moral compass in all of us
Carrie (To Kelley Lovelace, Morgane Hayes and Ashley Gorley): I consider myself a spokesperson that goes out and sings in front of people. You guys have the hard part. I have so much respect for you.
Carrie: If I can survive American Idol, I can survive anything.
Carrie: I do think that it's important to keep people around me that are close. They are the ones who will tell me if I start acting "diva-ish." I hope I always stay the person that my parents raised.
Carrie: Its fun to do something that's outside your box and play a character that's not like you.
Carrie (on Before He Cheats): When I first heard it, I wasn't sure if it would fit on the album, but I loved the song.
Carrie: I just wanted my first album to do well enough where I could make a second one. It definitely exceeded all my expectations.
Carrie: So many people always try to help me carry my luggage and help me do things I can do myself. If I can do it myself, I'm going to do it myself. I'm not going to let other people do it for me, and I think that's a big part of where I came from. I'm not a real prissy girl.
Carrie (Denying she is dating Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo): I have read some of the most ridiculous things about that. The first time I ever met him was on Christmas, right there on the field. Everybody was like, 'Ooh, they are together.' And then I was blamed for Dallas not winning that game... He is a very nice guy and I've talked to him a few times, but we are very much not together.
Carrie (About Faith's reaction at the CMAs): Obviously, I was sitting in the audience, I didn't see what happened like everybody did at home so I did go to look it up afterwards just to see exactly what happened. I would've thought she was joking, but I guess I could see where people like my fans who were really protective of me, which is really awesome would think she was being disrespectful. I just felt really bad for her that she was just messing around back stage and it kind of got taken out of context.
Carrie: Anybody who tries to say I haven't paid my dues, I guarantee you, hasn't been on American Idol.
Carrie: If the album didn't do well, I would have felt that all those people spent all of their time and energy into something that might not have turned out to be worth it. It makes me feel good, that everyone is so excited about the album and it has done so well because all of that work was not done for nothing.
Carrie: I honestly don't think I realized what hard work goes into all of this. I thought the performers just showed up and sang.
Carrie: I really am surprised that people have taken to it like they have. I am lucky that people have responded so well. But, so many wonderful people have worked so hard to make the album great, so I am most glad for them... Their hard work is realized.
Carrie: I really like the fact that I came from a small town because things are different in a small town. Oh, when I was a little girl, you know, I'd climb trees and catch frogs and go fishing and stuff like that.
Carrie (Female vocalist of the year acceptance speech in 2006): Two years ago I was sitting at home watching these very awards and watching all these other people win and having the best night of their life, and this is the best year of my life.
Carrie (acceptance speech after winning the CMA Horizon Award): It took so many people to make this past year be as successful as it was. You all know who you are. They only gave me 40 seconds to talk. ... Thank you, American Idol. Thank you, fans. Thank you, thank you, thank you. You don't know what this means to me. Thank you, God. I love you, Mom and Dad.
Carrie: I was hoping for new female vocalist and that's all I was really hanging my hopes on. This is a monumental moment for me, a milestone in my life and my career.
Carrie: I can't have a dog or cat on tour because of allergic Idols, but when this is over, I'm having an animal in my arms.
Carrie: All of us gave it all we've got, overcame a whole lot just being on the show and learned a lot about ourselves. We're just normal people trying to do what we love and follow our dreams.
Carrie (on American Idol): It's been tough sometimes because I miss my family, but I talk to them every night. They're always going to be there for me.
Carrie: I want my permanent address to be in Oklahoma. Someday, when I get married and I have kids, that's where I want to raise my kids.
Carrie: I think a lot of people were just glad to see me and Bo as the final two. I try to think how I would have voted if I were sitting in the audience, and I really don't know. I was glad we were both there, and I get to do a lot of stuff with Bo now, so I'm really happy about that.
Carrie: Being a part of SKECHERS is exciting. It is such a hip company with a great attitude and image.
Carrie: I wondered how people would take me being a country music singer. I thought about deviating from that and singing other things. But... it doesn't really make sense for me to try to be something that I'm not.
Carrie: The only other time I've been away from home was when I went to college. And that was just an hour away, so I could always go home if I needed to.
Carrie: We don't have milk cows. People have so many stereotypes of people from where I come from-Oklahoma. We don't ride around in covered wagons, either.
Carrie: I've heard all kinds of crazy rumors about myself. I've even heard that I'm pregnant! I've become real good about laughing things off-I figure I'd better get used to it.
Carrie: It's really great to know that people really are behind me. During the whole show, we were in this American Idol bubble, so we never really knew how people outside of it viewed us. It's really great to know that there really are people that go and buy my album!
Carrie (on her country roots): I wanted to sing country music because that's where I wanted to go whether I won or not afterwards. Even if I got fourth, fifth, or sixth place, I wanted to have some country lable out there see me and be like, 'We want her!'
Carrie: I listen to all kinds of music, so I hope that I can throw a little bit of everything in my album. If they're good songs, then they're good songs, no matter where exactly they fit in. I'm hoping because of the show, people that love other genres of music will give me a chance, but I'm a country girl, and I'm not going to sell myself out!
Carrie: I want people to think of me as a nice person. I really am so blessed. All of this has been a great experience and I thank the American public so much for putting me in this position. I appreciate every second of it.
Simon Cowell (telling Carrie after a performance): It was rather like watching a washing-powder commercial in 1965.
Carrie: When I first got to Hollywood. I was just walking around, taking pictures of the Palm trees and stuff like that. And this guy walked up to me and asked if I'd seen any stars and I said: 'No, it's been kind of cloudy today.'
Carrie: I had my first date in 1999 when I was 16 years old. I was so excited! I walked into the living room to watch out the window for him and my dad was cleaning his shotguns!!!! My mom yelled at him for a while and, uh, the guy never asked me out again.
Carrie: I like to dance around the house when I'm getting ready. It gets my day going.
Carrie: Sometimes a girl's gotta have some chocolate!
Carrie: I'm a horror-movie fan Halloween, Nightmare on Elm Street, Friday the 13th, I freak myself out sometimes when I'm home alone.
Carrie: I'm a horror movie fan. I freak myself out when I'm alone.
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