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Encyclopedia > Carrie Underwood
Carrie Underwood
Carrie Underwood performs for US Army Troops on a USO tour in Iraq.
Carrie Underwood performs for US Army Troops on a USO tour in Iraq.
Background information
Birth name Carrie Marie Underwood
Born March 10, 1983 (1983-03-10) (age 25)
Muskogee, Oklahoma, USA
Genre(s) Country pop
Occupation(s) Singer-songwriter
Instrument(s) Vocals, guitar, piano
Years active 2005-present
Label(s) Arista Nashville
Associated acts Randy Travis
Website www.carrieunderwoodofficial.com

Carrie Marie Underwood (born March 10, 1983 in Muskogee, Oklahoma) is a three-time Grammy Award-winning singer. She has become a multi-platinum selling recording artist. Her debut album, Some Hearts, was certified seven times platinum and is the fastest selling debut country album in Nielsen SoundScan history.[1] Some Hearts yielded three number one hits on the country charts in the United States and Canada: "Jesus, Take the Wheel","Wasted," and her biggest hit to date, "Before He Cheats". Additionally "Don't Forget to Remember Me" topped the charts in Canada. Underwood scored another Top 10 Billboard hit with her charity single, "I'll Stand by You". Some Hearts sold a total of 7 million RIAA-certified copies as of February 2008. In addition to being the best selling album by an American Idol contestant in the United States to date, it is also the best-selling solo female debut album in country music history.[2] is the 69th day of the year (70th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... For the Jimi Hendrix song, see 1983. ... Location within the state of Oklahoma Coordinates: , Country State County Muskogee Government  - Mayor Wren Stratton Area  - Total 38. ... For other uses, see Oklahoma (disambiguation). ... Motto: (traditional) In God We Trust (official, 1956–present) Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington, D.C. Largest city New York City Official language(s) None at the federal level; English de facto Government Federal Republic  - President George W. Bush (R)  - Vice President Dick Cheney (R) Independence - Declared - Recognized... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Country Pop is a subgenre of country music that first emerged in the 1970s, with roots in both the countrypolitan sound and in soft rock. ... The term singer-songwriter refers to performers who both write and sing their own material. ... A musical instrument is a device constructed or modified for the purpose of making music. ... Harry Belafonte singing, photograph by C. van Vechten Singing is the act of producing musical sounds with the voice, which is often contrasted with speech. ... For other uses, see Guitar (disambiguation). ... Pianoforte redirects here. ... Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... In the music industry, a record label can be a brand and a trademark associated with the marketing of music recordings and music videos. ... Arista Nashville is a record company which has the artists Keith Anderson, Brooks & Dunn, Diamond Rio, Jypsi, Brad Paisley, Phil Vassar. ... This article needs additional references or sources for verification. ... is the 69th day of the year (70th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... For the Jimi Hendrix song, see 1983. ... Muskogee or Muscogee can refer to: the Creek people, an American Indian people originally from Tennessee, Georgia and Alabama, later relocated to Oklahoma their Creek language, or more broadly any of the Muskogean languages the ghost town of Muscogee, Florida the city of Muskogee, Oklahoma Muscogee County, Georgia Muskogee County... For other uses, see Oklahoma (disambiguation). ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... “Golden record” redirects here. ... Some Hearts is the debut album from fourth-season American Idol winner Carrie Underwood, released in the United States on November 15, 2005. ... Nielsen SoundScan is an information system created by Mike Fine and Mike Shalett that tracks sales data for singles, albums, and music video products in Canada and the United States for Billboard and other music industry companies. ... Some Hearts is the debut album from fourth-season American Idol winner Carrie Underwood, released in the United States on November 15, 2005. ... Motto: (traditional) In God We Trust (official, 1956–present) Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington, D.C. Largest city New York City Official language(s) None at the federal level; English de facto Government Federal Republic  - President George W. Bush (R)  - Vice President Dick Cheney (R) Independence - Declared - Recognized... Jesus, Take the Wheel is a Grammy Award-winning song written by Brett James, Hillary Lindsey and Gordie Sampson. ... Wasted is Carrie Underwoods sixth single from her multi-platinum debut Some Hearts. ... Music video Before He Cheats is a song written by Muscle Shoals songwriter Chris Tompkins and Josh Kear and the third wide-release single from Carrie Underwoods debut album, Some Hearts. ... Dont Forget to Remember Me is the fourth single from Carrie Underwoods quintuple-platinum debut album Some Hearts. ... Ill Stand by You is a 1994 song recorded by The Pretenders from their sixth studio album, Last of the Independents. ... RIAA redirects here. ... February 2008 is the second month of the leap year and has yet to occur. ...


Her second album, Carnival Ride, was released on October 23, 2007. It has so far sold about 3 million copies[3] and has produced three number one country hits, "So Small", "All-American Girl", and "Last Name". Underwood's Christmas single, "Do You Hear What I Hear?" peaked at #2 on the Billboard Adult Contemporary charts. This article is about the album by Carrie Underwood. ... is the 296th day of the year (297th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... See also: 2007 in country music 2007 in British music 2007 in hip hop 2007 in metal Albums released in 2007 Musical groups established in 2007 // January George Shearing is knighted for services to music in the Queens New Year Honours List. ... ‹ The template below (CurrentSingles) is being considered for deletion. ... A family name, or surname, is that part of a persons name that indicates to what family he or she belongs. ... Do You Hear What I Hear? is a Christmas song, with words and music written by Noel Regney and Gloria Shayne in 1962. ...


Aside from her vocals, Underwood's success is attributed to what many fans recognize as her wholesome image.[4] In general, many of her songs also present inspirational and uplifting themes and messages.[5] To date, Underwood has sold over 12 million records worldwide. Underwood was recently featured during the seventh season of American Idol. The seventh season of American Idol, which began on January 14, 2008, is the current season of the annual reality show and singing competition. ...


She is the first country artist in music history to have her first 7 singles top the Billboard Country Airplay chart.[citation needed]


Underwood's enormous success in the U.S.A., has made her the 2nd most successful American Idol Conestant of all time, after global superstar Kelly Clarkson.

Contents

Biography

Early life

Carrie Marie Underwood was born to Stephen and Carole Underwood in Muskogee, Oklahoma, and was raised on her parents' farm in rural Checotah, Oklahoma. She has two older sisters, Shanna Underwood Means (born 1970) and Stephanie Underwood Shelton (born 1973). Underwood had performed at Robbins Memorial Talent Show in her childhood. As a young child, she sang in church, and for Old Settler's Day and Lion's Club, local events in Checotah. Location within the state of Oklahoma Coordinates: , Country State County Muskogee Government  - Mayor Wren Stratton Area  - Total 38. ... Checotah is a city in McIntosh County, Oklahoma, United States, named for the first elected Chief of the Creek Nation after the Civil War, Samuel Checote. ...


Underwood graduated from Checotah High School in 2001 as salutatorian.[citation needed] After high school, she attended Northeastern State University in Tahlequah. She graduated magna cum laude in 2006 with a bachelor's degree in mass communication and an emphasis in journalism.[6] Underwood is a member of the Alpha Iota chapter of Sigma Sigma Sigma sorority.[7] For two years during the summer, she performed in Northeastern's Downtown Country show in Tahlequah. She also competed in numerous beauty pageants at the university and was selected as Miss NSU runner-up in 2004.[8] In the United States and Canada, the title of salutatorian is given to the second-highest graduate of the entire graduating class of an educational institution. ... Northeastern State University (NSU) is located in Tahlequah, Oklahoma, with branches in Broken Arrow and Muskogee. ... Tahlequah is a city in Cherokee County, Oklahoma, United States. ... Latin honors are Latin phrases used to indicate the level of academic distinction with which an academic degree was earned. ... Mass communication is the term used to describe the academic study of various means by which individuals and entities relay information to large segments of the population all at once through mass media. ... // Journalism is the discipline of gathering, writing and reporting news, and broadly it includes the process of editing and presenting the news articles. ... Sigma Sigma Sigma (ΣΣΣ), also known as Tri Sigma or Sigma, is a national American women’s sorority with membership of more than 92,000 members (as of August 1, 2006). ...


American Idol

In the summer of 2004, Underwood auditioned for American Idol in St. Louis. During the top eleven finalists' performance on the March 22, 2005 Idol episode, Underwood sang a rendition of the number one 80's rock hit "Alone" by Heart and judge Simon Cowell predicted that Underwood would not only win the competition, but would outsell all previous Idol winners.[9] Underwood was the second winner never to have been voted in the bottom three (the first being Kelly Clarkson); one of the show's producers later said that Underwood dominated the voting, winning each week handily.[10] While on the show, Underwood gained a loyal fan base known as "Carrie's Care Bears". Coincidentally, she was in the same sorority (Sigma Sigma Sigma) as Linda Denham, the creator of the original Care Bears franchise. The fourth season of American Idol premiered on January 18, 2005 and continued until May 25, 2005. ... American Idol is an American reality-competition show airing on Fox. ... The Gateway Arch, shown here behind the Old Courthouse, is the most recognizable part of the St. ... is the 81st day of the year (82nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Alone is a song recorded by American rock band Heart. ... For other uses, see Heart (disambiguation). ... Simon Phillip Cowell (born October 7, 1959) is an English artist-and-repertoire (A&R) executive and television personality/producer, best known as a judge on such TV shows as Pop Idol, American Idol, The X Factor, and Britains Got Talent. ... Sigma Sigma Sigma (ΣΣΣ), also known as Tri Sigma or Sigma, is a national American women’s sorority with membership of more than 92,000 members (as of August 1, 2006). ... Linda Denham is a member of the college sorority, Sigma Sigma Sigma, and is famous for creating the Care Bears franchise (along with Elena Kucharik, who painted the original cards featuring the characters). ... The ten original Care Bears in the logo for the 1980s franchise, with Tenderheart Bear at top. ...


On May 25, 2005, Underwood was crowned the winner of the fourth season of American Idol. is the 145th day of the year (146th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Underwood appeared on the sixth season of American Idol, with her newly found boyfriend Gerry Vogel. She sang her single "Wasted" on March 8. This was her fourth time performing on the show since winning the competition in 2005.[11] Underwood also performed at the Idol Gives Back concert singing her new song, "I'll Stand By You", (a cover of the Pretenders hit) along with Kelly Clarkson, Rascal Flatts, and others. Underwood sang the same song at American Idol's season finale on May 23, 2007. Underwood sang "Praying For Time", a former number one for George Michael, at the 2008 American Idol Gives Back mini-marathon. She also came back to perform "Last Name" on May 21, 2008 for the American Idol (season 7) Finale. The sixth season of American Idol premiered on the Fox Broadcasting Company on January 16, 2007 and ran until May 23, 2007. ... Idol Gives Back is the name of a charitable campaign that spanned two episodes of American Idol. ... Ill Stand by You is a 1994 song recorded by The Pretenders from their sixth studio album, Last of the Independents. ... The Pretenders are an Anglo-American rock band. ... Kelly Brianne Clarkson (born April 24, 1982) is an American pop rock singer, songwriter, and occasional actress. ... Rascal Flatts is an American Country Pop band formed in Nashville, Tennessee in 2000. ... is the 143rd day of the year (144th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. ... Praying For Time was a song written and performed by George Michael, released on Epic records in 1990. ... A family name, or surname, is that part of a persons name that indicates to what family he or she belongs. ... The seventh season of American Idol, which began on January 14, 2008, is the current season of the annual reality show and singing competition. ...


American Idol songs

Week Song Original Artist Result
Semi-Finals 1 "Could've Been" Tiffany Safe
Semi-Finals 2 "Piece of My Heart" Janis Joplin Safe
Semi-Finals 3 "Because You Love Me" Jo Dee Messina Safe
Top 12 "When Will I Be Loved" The Everly Brothers Safe
Top 11 "Alone" Heart Safe
Top 10 "Independence Day" Martina McBride Safe
Top 9 "Hello Young Lovers" Deborah Kerr Safe
Top 8 "Love Is a Battlefield" Pat Benatar Safe
Top 7 "MacArthur Park" Donna Summer Safe
Top 6 "When God-Fearin' Women Get the Blues" Martina McBride Safe
Top 5 "Trouble"
"Bless the Broken Road"
Elvis Presley
Rascal Flatts
Safe
Top 4 "If You Don't Know Me By Now"
"Sin Wagon"
Harold Melvin & the Blue Notes
Dixie Chicks
Safe
Top 3 "Crying"
"Making Love out of Nothing at All"
"Man! I Feel Like a Woman!"
Roy Orbison
Air Supply
Shania Twain
Safe
Top 2 "Inside Your Heaven"
"Independence Day"
"Angels Brought Me Here"
Carrie Underwood/ Bo Bice
Martina McBride
Guy Sebastian
Safe
Finale "Inside Your Heaven" Carrie Underwood/ Bo Bice Winner

Couldve Been is the third single off of Tiffany the debut album of Tiffany. ... Tiffany Renee Darwish (born October 2, 1971), known popularly as Tiffany, is an American singer who had a number of teen pop hits during the late 1980s. ... Piece of My Heart is a song written by Jerry Ragovoy and Bert Berns and originally recorded by Erma Franklin in 1967. ... Janis Lyn Joplin (January 19, 1943–October 4, 1970) was an American singer, songwriter, and music arranger, from Port Arthur, Texas. ... Jo-Dee Marie Messina (born August 25, 1970 in Holliston, Massachusetts, U.S.) is an American Country Music Singer-songwriter, who came to fame in the mid-1990s. ... The Everly Brothers, (Don Everly, born Isaac Donald Everly February 1, 1937, Brownie, Muhlenberg County, Kentucky, Phil Everly, born Phillip Everly, January 19, 1939, Chicago, Illinois) are male siblings who were top-selling country-influenced rock and roll performers, best known for their steel-string guitar playing and close harmony... Alone is a song recorded by American rock band Heart. ... For other uses, see Heart (disambiguation). ... Independence Day is a song performed by country singer Martina McBride, originally included on her 1993 album The Way That I Am. ... Martina McBride (born Martina Mariea Schiff, July 29, 1966 in Sharon, Kansas) is an American Grammy nominated country music singer-songwriter. ... Hello Young Lovers is the twentieth album by Sparks. ... Deborah Kerr, CBE (September 30, 1921 – October 16, 2007) was a Golden Globe Award-winning Scottish actress who was also awarded an honorary Academy Award and BAFTA recognition. ... Love is a Battlefield was a single from Pat Benatars album Live From Earth, which was popular in 1983. ... Pat Benatar (born Patricia Mae Andrzejewski on 10 January 1953) is an influential, four-time Grammy Award-winning US rock singer who has recorded several million- and multimillion-selling albums and singles. ... MacArthur Park is a song written by Jimmy Webb. ... Donna Summer (born Donna Adrian Gaines) is an American singer-songwriter and musician who gained prominence during the disco era of music. ... Bless the Broken Road is a country music song that has been recorded by several artists. ... Elvis redirects here. ... Rascal Flatts is an American Country Pop band formed in Nashville, Tennessee in 2000. ... If You Dont Know Me By Now is a song by the Philadelphia soul musical group Harold Melvin & the Blue Notes, which became their first hit after being released as a single in 1972. ... Harold Melvin & the Blue Notes were an American singing group, one of the most popular Philadelphia soul groups of the 1970s. ... The Dixie Chicks are a multiple Grammy-award winning alternative country band and are the highest-selling female band in any musical genre, having sold over 36 million albums as of March 2008. ... Crying is a 1961 American song written by Roy Orbison and Joe Melson and sung by Orbison. ... Making Love Out of Nothing At All is a song written and composed by Jim Steinman and has been released by Air Supply and Bonnie Tyler. ... Man! I Feel like a Woman! is a Grammy Award winning song by singer Shania Twain. ... Roy Kelton Orbison (April 23, 1936 – December 6, 1988), nicknamed The Big O, was an influential Grammy Award-winning American singer-songwriter, guitarist and a pioneer of rock and roll whose recording career spanned more than four decades. ... Air Supply is a duo of soft rock musicians who had a succession of hits worldwide through the late 1970s and early 1980s. ... Shania Twain, IPA: OC (born Eilleen Regina Edwards, August 28, 1965, Windsor, Ontario) is a Canadian singer and songwriter in the country and pop music genres. ... Inside Your Heaven is a song written by Andreas Carlsson, Pelle Nylén, Savan Kotecha and produced by Desmond Child. ... Independence Day is a song performed by country singer Martina McBride, originally included on her 1993 album The Way That I Am. ... ... Guy Theodore Sebastian (born October 26, 1981) is an Australian singer-songwriter and winner of the first Australian Idol TV talent competition quest in 2003. ...

2005-2007: Some Hearts

Underwood's debut album, entitled Some Hearts, was released to store shelves on November 15, 2005, entering the Billboard 200 chart with 315,000 copies sold. The large first week sales of Some Hearts made it #1 on the Billboard Top Country Albums chart and the biggest debut of any country artist since the advent of the SoundScan system in 1991. Some Hearts has since been certified septuple Platinum by the RIAA, and is the fastest-selling debut country album in the history of the SoundScan era.[12] Some Hearts is the debut album from fourth-season American Idol winner Carrie Underwood, released in the United States on November 15, 2005. ... is the 319th day of the year (320th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Billboard 200 is a ranking of the 200 highest-selling music albums and EPs in the United States, published weekly by Billboard magazine. ... Nielsen SoundScan is an information system created by Nielsen Media Research that tracks sales data for singles, albums, and music video products in Canada and the United States for Billboard and other music industry companies. ... The RIAA Logo. ...


The album's second single, "Jesus, Take the Wheel" was released to radio on October 18, 2005. It received so much airplay that it debuted at #39 on the Billboard Country Chart in its first week. It eventually reached #1 for six consecutive weeks, two weeks shy of Connie Smith's record for a solo female performer, set in 1964-1965 when "Once a Day" topped the chart for eight weeks. The songwriters of Jesus, Take the Wheel, Gordie Sampson, Brett James and Hillary Lindsey, were awarded the 2006 Grammy award for Country Song of the Year. Jesus, Take the Wheel is a Grammy Award-winning song written by Brett James, Hillary Lindsey and Gordie Sampson. ... Hot Country Singles & Tracks is a chart released weekly by Billboard magazine in the United States. ... Connie Smith (born Constance June Meador 14 August 1941, in Elkhart, Indiana) is an American country music singer. ... Once a Day was a song written by Bill Anderson and was first recorded by Connie Smith. ... Gordie Sampson is a singer and Grammy winning songwriter from Big Pond, Nova Scotia. ... Brett James is an American country music singer-songwriter, best known for co-writing Carrie Underwoods country single Jesus, Take the Wheel. Brett James has also written several singles for other artists. ...


Underwood's third single, "Some Hearts", was only released to Pop, Adult Contemporary and Hot Adult Contemporary stations in October 2005 and peaked in the top 25 on the Hot AC format, while it made the top 15 on the AC Charts. "Don't Forget to Remember Me", the second of Underwood's singles to be released to country radio, her fourth single overall, peaked at #2 on the Billboard Hot Country Chart, as well as #49 on the Billboard Hot 100. However, it did reach #1 for a week on the Radio & Records Country Singles Chart. Some Hearts is a song written by Diane Warren. ... This article is about the genre of popular music. ... Adult contemporary music, frequently abbreciated to just AC, is a type of radio format that plays mainstream and pop music, without hip-hop or rap since, as per the name, it is geared more towards adults than teens. ... Adult contemporary music, frequently abbreciated to just AC, is a type of radio format that plays mainstream and pop music, without hip-hop or rap since, as per the name, it is geared more towards adults than teens. ... 2005 : January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December- → Deaths in October 28: Richard Smalley 26: Emil Kyulev 24: José Azcona del Hoyo 24: Rosa Parks 23: Stella Obasanjo 22: Liam Lawlor 22: Shirley Horn 20: Endon Mahmood 17: Ba Jin 10: Milton Obote 7: Charles... Dont Forget to Remember Me is the fourth single from Carrie Underwoods quintuple-platinum debut album Some Hearts. ... “Hot 100” redirects here. ...


Both "Jesus, Take the Wheel" and "Don't Forget to Remember Me" have earned number one spots in Christian radio countdowns. "Jesus, Take the Wheel" won the Gospel Music Association's award for best country single of the year. Christian radio is a radio format that focuses on transmitting programming with a Christian message. ... The Gospel Music Association (GMA) was founded in 1964 for the purpose of supporting and promoting the development of all forms of Gospel music. ...


Underwood performed "Jesus, Take the Wheel" on May 23, 2006, and received a standing ovation at the ACM Awards. She ended up winning Best New Female Vocalist and Single of the year for the song. She was also nominated for Song of the Year and Female Vocalist of the year, but did not win. is the 143rd day of the year (144th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Later that autumn, Underwood's third country single, "Before He Cheats", hit number one on Billboard's Hot Country Songs, staying there for 5 consecutive weeks, marking Underwood's third country number one hit and her fourth number one hit all together. The song peaked at number 8 on the Billboard Hot 100, achieving the slowest climb ever to the top 10 of the Billboard Hot 100, breaking the record that was previously held by Creed from July 2000. After a year of release, the single still remains in the Billboard charts. Music video Before He Cheats is a song written by Muscle Shoals songwriter Chris Tompkins and Josh Kear and the third wide-release single from Carrie Underwoods debut album, Some Hearts. ... “Hot 100” redirects here. ... This article is about the American Post-Grunge band. ...


To promote "Before He Cheats", Underwood performed it at the 40th Annual Country Music Association Awards on November 6, 2006, and later won both the Horizon Award for new country artists and Female Vocalist. Underwood's double win is the first time since 1995 that an artist won both the female vocalist and Horizon award. is the 310th day of the year (311th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


On November 21, 2006, Underwood went into the American Music Awards with 2 nominations, that night she left the building winning the Breakthrough Artist of the Year award. She was also nominated for Best Female Country Artist, but did not win in that category. She also attended the "2006 Billboard Music Awards" On December 4, 2006, and took home 5 awards. She won the coveted Album of the Year, Top 200 Female Artist of the Year, Female Country Artist, New Country Artist, and Country Album of the Year. is the 325th day of the year (326th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 338th day of the year (339th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Underwood was nominated for five Academy of Country Music awards in 2007. She was nominated for Best Female Vocalist, Song of the Year, Video of the Year, Album of the Year and Single Record of the Year. She won three of her nominated categories; Album of the Year, Video of the Year, and Female Vocalist of the Year. The Academy of Country Music (ACM) was founded in 1964 in Los Angeles, California. ...


On April 11, 2007, Underwood continued her success of top 2 Country singles with the release of "Wasted". The song peaked at number 1 on the Hot Country Songs Chart, and number 37 on the Billboard Hot 100. The music video for Wasted debuted at number 2 on the GACTV Top 20 Countdown. is the 101st day of the year (102nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. ... Wasted is Carrie Underwoods sixth single from her multi-platinum debut Some Hearts. ...


At the 2007 CMT Awards in Nashville, Tennessee on April 16, Underwood was nominated for three awards, including Video of the Year, Female Video of the Year, and Video Director of the Year, all for "Before He Cheats." She won in all of the three categories. She also performed there, singing "Before He Cheats". For other cities named Nashville, see Nashville (disambiguation). ... This article is about the U.S. state of Tennessee. ...


In early April, Underwood took a break from working on her second album to take a trip to South Africa for American Idol's "Idol Gives Back" charity special. A music video package from her trip aired on the show April 25. Underwood recorded an acoustic version of The Pretenders' classic "I'll Stand By You," which served as the music bed for this American Idol video package. The charity single of the song released exclusively on iTunes reached the #2 spot.


Underwood also appeared in Brad Paisley's latest album, 5th Gear, on a song entitled "Oh Love" (co-written by Gordie Sampson, Hillary Lindsey and Aimee Mayo. Aside from those activities, she also performed "Before He Cheats" and "Wasted" at the CMA Music Festival. Brad Douglas Paisley (born October 28, 1972 in Glen Dale, West Virginia) is an American country music singer-songwriter and guitarist. ... 5th Gear is the sixth solo album by country singer Brad Paisley. ... Gordie Sampson is a singer and Grammy winning songwriter from Big Pond, Nova Scotia. ... Aimee Mayo (born September 28, 1971) is an American songwriter. ...


2007-present: Carnival Ride

Underwood's second album, Carnival Ride,[13] was released on October 23, 2007.[14] "So Small", the first single from the album, was released on July 31.[15] On Carnival Ride, Underwood was more involved in the songwriting process than on the debut; she set up a writers retreat at Nashville's famed Ryman Auditorium to collaborate with such Music Row tunesmiths as Hillary Lindsey, Craig Wiseman, Rivers Rutherford, Tom Wehrle and Gordie Sampson.[16] This article is about the album by Carrie Underwood. ... is the 296th day of the year (297th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. ... ‹ The template below (CurrentSingles) is being considered for deletion. ... The Ryman Auditorium The Ryman Auditorium is a 2,362-seat live performance venue located at 116 Fifth Avenue North in Nashville, Tennessee, and is best-known as the one-time home of the Grand Ole Opry. ... Craig Wiseman is a country music writer. ... Gordie Sampson is a singer and Grammy winning songwriter from Big Pond, Nova Scotia. ...


Carnival Ride was certified double platinum as of December 14, 2007.[17]


Underwood appeared on the soundtrack to the movie Enchanted, performing a song entitled "Ever Ever After". In the music video for the song she appears as both animated and live action, much like the characters in the movie. She appeared on Christmas at Rockefeller Center on November 28, 2007. She also appeared on the holiday CD Hear Something Country Christmas 2007 that featured many other country artists, with a rendition of Do You Hear What I Hear?. Since then, the song has reached #2 on the AC Chart, and held it for 3 consecutive weeks, making her best AC hit to date.[18] Enchanted is a 2007 comedy-fantasy-musical film directed by Kevin Lima. ... Do You Hear What I Hear? is a Christmas song, with words and music written by Noel Regney and Gloria Shayne in 1962. ...


Underwood was named as Billboard's best country artist of the Billboard year 2007,[19] and in December 2007 over 1,000,000 People magazine readers named "Before He Cheats" as the song of the year. Music video Before He Cheats is a song written by Muscle Shoals songwriter Chris Tompkins and Josh Kear and the third wide-release single from Carrie Underwoods debut album, Some Hearts. ...


Underwood performed "Flat on the Floor", "All-American Girl", and "Before He Cheats" on Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve 2008.[20]All American Girl her second single also reached number 1 on the Billboard country charts. Music video Before He Cheats is a song written by Muscle Shoals songwriter Chris Tompkins and Josh Kear and the third wide-release single from Carrie Underwoods debut album, Some Hearts. ... Dick Clarks New Years Rockin Eve is a television program, which airs every New Years Eve on ABC. It has been hosted by American television legend Dick Clark since its first airing on December 31, 1972. ...


In January 2008, Underwood embarked on a joint tour with Keith Urban named the Love, Pain and the Whole Crazy Carnival Ride Tour, with dates fixed nationwide to continue through April.[21] January 2008 was the first month of the current year. ...


On March 15, 2008, during a performance at the Grand Ole Opry House, Underwood was invited by Randy Travis, who snuck up on her as she was finishing her her version of Travis' song "I Told You So", to become a member of the Grand Ole Opry. [22] She was inducted by Garth Brooks during the May 10, 2008 edition of the Opry at the Grand Ole Opry House. is the 74th day of the year (75th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2008 (MMVIII) is the current year, a leap year that started on Tuesday of the Anno Domini (or common era), in accordance with the Gregorian calendar. ... This article needs additional references or sources for verification. ... The Grand Ole Opry is a weekly Saturday night country music radio program broadcast live on WSM radio in Nashville, Tennessee, and televised on Great American Country network. ... Troyal Garth Brooks (born February 7, 1962) is an American Country Music artist. ... is the 130th day of the year (131st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2008 (MMVIII) is the current year, a leap year that started on Tuesday of the Anno Domini (or common era), in accordance with the Gregorian calendar. ...


On April 9, 2008, Underwood went on to perform a rendition of George Michael's "Praying for Time" on Idol Gives Back. The charity single of the song released exclusively on iTunes reached the #3 spot in less than 24 hours of its release. is the 99th day of the year (100th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... For other persons named George Michael, see George Michael (disambiguation). ... Praying For Time was a song written and performed by George Michael, released on Epic records in 1990. ... Idol Gives Back is the name of a charitable campaign that spanned two episodes of American Idol. ...


On May 19, 2008, Underwood opened the 43rd Annual Country Music Association Awards with her new hit "Last Name" and later went on to win top Female Vocalist for the second consecutive year. On May 21, she performed "Last Name" again on the Seventh Season Finale of American Idol with a more powerful vocal ending. The single later reached #1 on the Hot Country Song chart, making the third single to reach #1 from "Carnival Ride", her sixth #1 and her fifth consecutive #1 on the Hot Country Chart. is the 139th day of the year (140th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... A family name, or surname, is that part of a persons name that indicates to what family he or she belongs. ... is the 141st day of the year (142nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the album by Carrie Underwood. ...


Grammy Awards

On December 7, 2006, Underwood's album Some Hearts received four Grammy nominations. Underwood received two Grammy awards for "Best New Artist" and "Best Female Country Vocal Performance" while "Jesus, Take the Wheel" won "Best Country Song" for the songwriters Gordie Sampson, Brett James and Hillary Lindsey, and received a nomination for "Song of the Year". is the 341st day of the year (342nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Grammy Award statuette The Grammy Awards, presented by the Recording Academy (an association of Americans professionally involved in the recorded music industry) for outstanding achievements in the recording industry, is one of four major music awards shows held annually in the United States (the Billboard Music Awards, the American Music... Gordie Sampson is a singer and Grammy winning songwriter from Big Pond, Nova Scotia. ... Brett James is an American country music singer-songwriter, best known for co-writing Carrie Underwoods country single Jesus, Take the Wheel. Brett James has also written several singles for other artists. ...


Underwood's 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 also sang alongside Grammy nominees Rascal Flatts. is the 42nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. ... Staples Center is a multipurpose sports arena in Downtown Los Angeles, California adjacent to the LA Live development. ... Flag Seal Nickname: City of Angels Location Location within Los Angeles County in the state of California Coordinates , Government State County California Los Angeles County Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa (D) Geographical characteristics Area     City 1,290. ... This article is about the U.S. state. ... Rascal Flatts is an American Country Pop band formed in Nashville, Tennessee in 2000. ...


On the same occasion, she also sang her cover of "Desperado" to honour Don Henley of The Eagles as her solo act. Desperado is a song by the rock-country band Eagles, written by Glenn Frey and Don Henley. ... Donald Hugh Don Henley (born July 22, 1947 in Gilmer, Texas) is an American rock musician who is the drummer and one of the lead singers and songwriters of the band Eagles. ... The Eagles are an American rock music group that originally came together in Los Angeles, California in the early 1970s. ...


On March 24, 2007, Underwood was featured as the musical guest on Saturday Night Live with host Peyton Manning. Underwood performed her hit singles "Before He Cheats" and "Wasted". She appeared on SNL once again on February 23, 2008, where she sang "All-American Girl" and "Flat On The Floor". She became only the eleventh country music star to perform on the show. is the 83rd day of the year (84th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. ... SNL redirects here. ... Peyton Williams Manning (born March 24, 1976 in New Orleans, Louisiana) is an American football quarterback who plays for the Indianapolis Colts of the National Football League. ... Music video Before He Cheats is a song written by Muscle Shoals songwriter Chris Tompkins and Josh Kear and the third wide-release single from Carrie Underwoods debut album, Some Hearts. ... Wasted is Carrie Underwoods sixth single from her multi-platinum debut Some Hearts. ... is the 54th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2008 (MMVIII) is the current year, a leap year that started on Tuesday of the Anno Domini (or common era), in accordance with the Gregorian calendar. ... Country music is a blend of popular musical forms originally found in the Southern United States and the Appalachian Mountains. ...


On February 10, 2008, Underwood was nominated for a combined total of four (4) 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. is the 41st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2008 (MMVIII) is the current year, a leap year that started on Tuesday of the Anno Domini (or common era), in accordance with the Gregorian calendar. ...


Personal interests

Underwood receiving a gift from the 25th Infantry Division (Task Force Lightning) after performing in Tikrit, Iraq in December 2006.
Underwood receiving a gift from the 25th Infantry Division (Task Force Lightning) after performing in Tikrit, Iraq in December 2006.

At her American Idol audition, Underwood revealed to the judges that her favorite singer is contemporary country recording artist Martina McBride. Throughout her time on American Idol, home videos were shown in which she sang "Independence Day", one of McBride's best known songs. Underwood also released her version of "Independence Day" as the B-side to her first #1 single, "Inside Your Heaven". Image File history File linksMetadata Download high-resolution version (816x1232, 888 KB)http://www. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high-resolution version (816x1232, 888 KB)http://www. ... In American military history, the 25th Infantry Division (nicknamed Tropic Lightning) is a large military unit associated with operations in the Asia-Pacific region. ... Looking north along the Tigris towards Saddams Presidential palace in April 2003 Tikrit (تكريت, Tikrīt also transliterated as Takrit or Tekrit) is a town in Iraq, located 140 km northwest of Baghdad on the Tigris river (at 34. ... American Idol is an American reality-competition show airing on Fox. ... Martina McBride (born Martina Mariea Schiff, July 29, 1966 in Sharon, Kansas) is an American Grammy nominated country music singer-songwriter. ... Independence Day is a song performed by country singer Martina McBride, originally included on her 1993 album The Way That I Am. ... In recorded music, the terms A-side and B-side refer to the two sides of 7 inch vinyl records on which singles have been released since the 1950s. ...


In addition to being a singer, Underwood is also a skilled guitar player, and has accompanied herself on guitar during performances of certain songs like "Don't Forget to Remember Me" and "Inside Your Heaven" during some of her live concerts, as well as on the albums. She uses a McPherson guitar, with an off-set sound hole.


Underwood is a vegetarian and stopped consuming meat at the age of 13 as she couldn't stand the thought of eating one of her own animals. She was voted "World's Sexiest Vegetarian" by PETA[23] in 2007 for the second time, the first being in 2005 alongside Coldplay frontman Chris Martin. In a 2007 interview with Peta, Underwood stated, "Ever since I was little I loved animals... If you told me I could never sing again, I'd say that was horrible, but it's not my life. If you told me I could never be around animals again, I would just die."[24] For animals adapted to eat primarily plants, sometimes referred to as vegetarian animals, see Herbivore. ... People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals logo People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) is an animal rights organization based in the United States. ... Coldplay are an English alternative rock band formed in London in 1997. ... This article is about the Coldplay musician. ...


Underwood is a supporter of the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) and has done several public service announcements for the organization.[25] A public service announcement (PSA) or community service announcement (CSA) is a non-commercial advertisement typically on radio or television, ostensibly broadcast for the public good. ...


A native of eastern Oklahoma, she co-wrote a song dedicated to her hometown, "I Ain't in Checotah Anymore". In December 2005, Underwood was named Oklahoman of the Year by Oklahoma Today.[26] For other uses, see Oklahoma (disambiguation). ... December 2005 : January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December- → 31 December 2005 (Saturday) 25-year-old Scottish human rights worker Kate Burton and her parents are freed unharmed in the Gaza Strip by the Palestinian gunmen who kidnapped them two days earlier. ... Cover of Oklahoma Today, November/December 1998. ...


Underwood performed with the USO Christmas Tour in Iraq during the 2006 Holiday season, to spread holiday cheer to the troops overseas.[27] She follows a celebrity entertainment tradition started by Bob Hope that continues to this day. Several Internet sites have photos and video clips of Underwood's performances in Iraq, including photos of Underwood in military garb.[28] The United Service Organizations The United Service Organizations Inc. ... Bob Hope, KBE (May 29, 1903 – July 27, 2003), born Leslie Townes Hope, was an English-Born American entertainer who appeared in vaudeville, on Broadway, on radio and television, in movies, and in performing tours for U.S. Military personnel, well known for his good natured humor and career longevity. ...


Victoria's Secret named Underwood the "Sexiest Female Musician". She took the top honors along with Justin Timberlake, who was named the "Sexiest Male Musician". She was also placed on the 2007 and 2008 list of the "Most Beautiful People" by People. Most recently, Underwood was honored as one of three of the most influential entertainers in America at this point in time and was named sexiest female country artist by Country Weekly. For the Sonata Arctica single, see Victorias Secret (song) Victorias Secret is an American retailer of womens wear, lingerie and beauty products. ... Justin Randall Timberlake (born January 31, 1981[1]), sometimes known as JT, is an American pop and R&B singer, songwriter, record producer, dancer, and actor. ...


Personal life

Underwood performed at halftime of the 2006 Thanksgiving Day football game at Texas Stadium in Irving, TX and was friends with Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo.[29] She attended his birthday party in April 2007, and on May 15, 2007, he escorted her to the Academy of Country Music Awards.[30] City Irving, Texas Other nicknames Americas Team, The Boys, The Pokes Team colors White, Silver, Silver-Green, Royal Blue, Navy Blue Head Coach Wade Phillips Owner Jerry Jones General manager Jerry Jones League/Conference affiliations National Football League (1960–present) Western Conference (1960) Eastern Conference (1961-1969) Capitol Division... Navy quarterback Aaron Polanco sets up to throw. ... Antonio Tony Ramiro Romo (born April 21, 1980 in San Diego, California) is an American football quarterback who plays for the Dallas Cowboys of the National Football League. ... is the 135th day of the year (136th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. ... The Academy of Country Music (ACM) was founded in 1964 in Los Angeles, California as the Country & Western Music Academy. ...


Since August 2007, she had been dating Chace Crawford of Gossip Girl fame. On October 4, 2007, People magazine reported that the two were seen holding hands in New York City.[31] Though according to recent reports,[32] the two have recently broken up for good. August 2007 is the eighth month of that year. ... Christopher Chace Crawford (born July 18, 1985) is an American actor best known for his role as Nate Archibald in Gossip Girl on The CW.[1] // Chace Crawford grew up in Plano, Texas. ... Gossip Girl is an American television teen drama based on the popular novel series of the same name written by Cecily von Ziegesar. ... is the 277th day of the year (278th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... People, a weekly magazine of celebrity and popular culture news, debuted on February 27, 1974. ... New York, New York and NYC redirect here. ...


Discography

The following is the discography for American singer Carrie Underwood. ...

Concert tours

Awards

Further information: List of Carrie Underwood awards

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Notes

  1. ^ "Chart success continues for Carrie Underwood", Country Standard Time News, 2006-02-15. Retrieved on 2007-08-06. 
  2. ^ News : Headlines : Carrie Underwood Sets Sales Record : Great American Country
  3. ^ Hasty, Katie. "Underwood Leads Three Country Debuts Onto Chart", Billboard Magazine, 2007-10-31. Retrieved on 2007-10-31. 
  4. ^ Karger, Dave. "The Confessions of Carrie Underwood", Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved on 2007-12-19. (English) 
  5. ^ "Carrie Underwood still shocked by success", The Associated Press, 2007-10-29. Retrieved on 2007-12-19. (English) 
  6. ^ "Country singer Carrie Underwood graduates", The Associated Press, 2006-05-07. Retrieved on 2007-08-06. 
  7. ^ Shining Sigmas.
  8. ^ "It's My Life", PBS Kids. Retrieved on 2007-08-06. "I was also a hospice volunteer and I got that through the sorority. You go and take care of people that are really sick. They don’t want to be in the hospital anymore. It’s just kind of about making them comfortable." 
  9. ^ "Carrie Underwood Is America's 'Idol'", Fox News, 2005-05-26. Retrieved on 2007-12-15. 
  10. ^ Edward Wyatt (2008-05-24). ‘Idol’ Tries to Keep Viewers Guessing. New York Times. Retrieved on 2008-05-24.
  11. ^ "American Idol Calls McBride, Underwood, Pickler", CMT, 2007-02-23. Retrieved on 2007-08-06. 
  12. ^ "Carrie Underwood's Album Is Quintuple Platinum", CMT, 2007-01-10. Retrieved on 2007-08-06. 
  13. ^ Arista Nashville. Retrieved on 2007-08-30.
  14. ^ "Carrie Underwood plans fall CD release", MSNBC, 2007-07-17. Retrieved on 2007-08-06. 
  15. ^ "Carrie Underwood's New Single Arrives", CMT, 2007-07-31. Retrieved on 2007-08-06. 
  16. ^ Country star Underwood enjoys fast-moving 'Ride'. AOL Music Canada It has moved over 527,000 copies in its first week, becoming Underwood's first #1 reaching album.. Retrieved on 2007-09-08.
  17. ^ Arista Nashville (2007-12-14). "Carrie Underwood’s Carnival Ride Certified Double Platinum, as 2007 Marks Another Milestone Year!". Press release. Retrieved on 2007-12-16.
  18. ^ Breaking Music News - Music Business Information - Music Industry Sales
  19. ^ The Year In Charts 2007: An Early Peek.
  20. ^ Carrie Underwood CARRIE UNDERWOOD TO PERFORM LIVE FROM TIMES SQUARE ON “ D. CLARK'S NEW YEAR'S ROCKIN' EVE 2008,” DEC, 31ST ON ABC The Official Carrie Underwood Site
  21. ^ Official Ticketmaster site. Carrie Underwood tickets, concerts and tour dates
  22. ^ Carrie Underwood Invited to Join Grand Ole Opry
  23. ^ Past 'Sexiest Vegetarian Alive' Winners. PETA. Retrieved on 2007-08-06.
  24. ^ Carrie Underwood: A Vegetarian Success Story. People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals. Retrieved on 2007-12-06.
  25. ^ Star Power: Hollywood's Response to Help Pets Hurt by Katrina. The Humane Society of the United States. Retrieved on 2007-08-06.
  26. ^ "'Idol 4' winner Carrie Underwood named Oklahoman of the Year", UPI, 2005-12-26. Retrieved on 2007-08-06. 
  27. ^ Carrie Underwood Visits Troops in the Persian Gulf. USO. Retrieved on 2007-08-06.
  28. ^ Perry, Dustin. "Country Music Star Carrie Underwood Performs at LSA Adder", GX: The Guard Experience, 2006-12-18. Retrieved on 2007-08-06. 
  29. ^ Lone Star Fun. People (2007-04-25). Retrieved on 2007-08-06.
  30. ^ "Carrie Underwood, Tony Romo Hit the Red Carpet", ExtraTV, 2007-05-16. Retrieved on 2007-08-06. 
  31. ^ Carrie Underwood on Chace Crawford: 'He's Really Cute' - Caught in the Act, Carrie Underwood : People.com
  32. ^ Carrie and Chace Are Dunzo! : Hollyscoop.com

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References

  • Tracey, Kathleen. Carrie Underwood: American Idol IV. September 2005. Blue Banner Biography series (Juvenile) ISBN 1-58415-425-X

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The fourth season of American Idol premiered on January 18, 2005 and continued until May 25, 2005. ... Harold Elwin Bo Bice, Jr. ... Vonzell Solomon (born 18 March 1984), also known as Baby V, is an American singer who was the third-place finisher in the fourth season of the television series American Idol. ... Anthony Fedorov (born Anatoliy Vladimirovich Fedorov on May 4, 1985) is a Ukrainian-American singer who was the fourth place finalist on the fourth season of the American Idol reality show series. ... Scott Savol Scott Thomas Savol (born April 30, 1976) is an American singer and was the 5th place finalist on the fourth season of American Idol. ... Constantine James Maroulis (born September 17, 1975 in Brooklyn, New York) is an American rock singer, actor, and writer who was the lead vocalist of the hard rock band Pray for the Soul of Betty and the sixth-place finalist on the fourth season of the popular reality television series... 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The third season of American Idol premiered on January 19, 2004 and continued until May 26, 2004. ... The fourth season of American Idol premiered on January 18, 2005 and continued until May 25, 2005. ... The fifth season of American Idol began on January 17, 2006 and concluded on May 24, 2006. ... The sixth season of American Idol premiered on the Fox Broadcasting Company on January 16, 2007 and ran until May 23, 2007. ... The seventh season of American Idol, which began on January 14, 2008, is the current season of the annual reality show and singing competition. ... Ryan John Seacrest is an American television/radio host. ... !!Brian Dunkleman!! (born September 25, 1971 in Ellicottville, New York) is a comedian/actor who is best known for co-hosting the first season of American Idol on the Fox Network with Ryan Seacrest. ... This article is about the American Idol judge. ... Paula Julie Abdul is an American, multi-platinum selling, Grammy Award-winning singer, dancer, television personality, jewelry designer, actress, and Emmy Award-winning choreographer. ... Simon Phillip Cowell (born October 7, 1959) is an English artist-and-repertoire (A&R) executive and television personality/producer, best known as a judge on such TV shows as Pop Idol, American Idol, The X Factor, and Britains Got Talent. ... Kelly Brianne Clarkson (born April 24, 1982) is an American pop rock singer, songwriter, and occasional actress. ... Christopher Ruben Studdard (born September 12, 1978), better known as Ruben Studdard, is an American Idol, an American pop, R&B, and gospel singer who rose to fame as winner of the second season of the American Idol television program. ... Fantasia Monique Barrino (born June 30, 1984), or simply Fantasia, is an American R&B/soul singer and Broadway actress who rose to fame as the winner of the third season of the television series American Idol in 2004. ... Taylor Reuben Hicks (born October 7, 1976) is an American singer-songwriter. ... This article is about the singer. ... A Moment like This is the first single, released as a double A-side with Before Your Love, by Kelly Clarkson, the winner of the first season of American Idol, and later included on her multi-platinum debut album, Thankful. ... Ruben Studdard (born September 12, 1978) is an American pop music singer who rose to fame as winner of the second season of the American Idol television program. ... I Believe is an award winning debut single released by the music artist and American Idol season 3 winner, Fantasia Barrino. ... Inside Your Heaven is a song written by Andreas Carlsson, Pelle Nylén, Savan Kotecha and produced by Desmond Child. ... Do I Make You Proud is a soul-pop song written for American Idol season five winner Taylor Hicks by Tracy Ackerman, Andy Watkins, and Paul Wilson of the Absolute production team, and co-produced by Dave Way. ... This Is My Now is a song written by Jeff Peabody and Scott Krippayne. ... Justin Guarini (born Justin Eldrin Bell on October 28, 1978 in Columbus, Georgia) is a singer/songwriter, actor who rose to fame in 2002, as the first runner-up on the debut season of the television show “American Idol”. His father, Eldrin Bell, is a former Atlanta Chief of Police. ... Clay Aiken (born Clayton Holmes Grissom on November 30, 1978) is an American pop singer who rose to fame on the second season of the television program American Idol in 2003. ... Diana Nicole DeGarmo (born June 16, 1987 in Birmingham, Alabama) is an American singer and Broadway actress. ... Harold Elwin Bo Bice, Jr. ... This article is about the singer. ... Blake Colin Lewis (born July 21, 1981) is an American singer-songwriter and beatboxer who was the runner-up on the sixth season of American Idol, finishing just ahead of Melinda Doolittle. ... For the kickboxer of the same name, see David Archuleta (kickboxer). ... Tamyra Monica Gray (born July 26, 1979 in Takoma Park, Maryland) is an American actress and singer, best known for her rise to fame as one of the finalists on the first season of the reality television program American Idol in 2002. ... Kimberley Locke (born January 3, 1978 in Hartsville, Tennessee) is an American adult contemporary pop/R&B singer and plus-size fashion model. ... Joshua Mario (Josh) Gracin (born October 18, 1980 in Westland, Michigan) is a country music singer. ... Jennifer Kate Hudson (born September 12, 1981) is an Academy Award-winning American actress and singer. ... This article is about the American musician. ... Elliott Yamin (born Efraym Elliott Yamin[1] on July 20, 1978) is an American singer who is known for his hit single Wait for You as well as being the third-place finalist on the fifth season of American Idol. ... Christopher Adam Daughtry (IPA: [1]) (born December 26, 1979 in Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina, United States) is a Grammy nominated American rock guitarist, singer and songwriter who is the lead vocalist of Daughtry, a band he formed in 2006. ... Kellie Dawn Pickler (born June 28, 1986) is an American country music singer and songwriter who finished sixth on the fifth season of the Fox television series American Idol. ... Anika Noni Rose, Katherine Bailess and Kelly Clarkson in From Justin to Kelly. ... American Juniors also known as 19 Juniors was a reality television series broadcast on the Fox Network as a spin-off of the immensely popular American Idol, created by Simon Fuller and 19 Television, FremantleMedia, directed by Bruce Gowers and produced by Nigel Lythgoe and Ken Warwick. ... An American Idol Christmas (also titled A Very Idol Christmas in Canada) is a Christmas television special for the television shows American Idol and Canadian Idol, but focused mostly on American Idol– the Canadian winner Ryan Malcolm was edited out in the American release. ... American Idol Extra is a television show that is shown on the Fox Reality channel and billed as the show that picks up right where American Idol leaves off. The program features the first full-length interview with the most recent eliminated contestant and various behind-the-scenes material. ... American Idol Rewind is a television series for syndication, that premiered on September 30, 2006. ... American Idol Underground is is an online community and internet radio station where unsigned artists get their music heard. ... The American Idol compilation series are annual television soundtracks for the television show American Idol. ... American Idol has generated controversy over the years in numerous areas. ... After American Idol, several finalists and winners released their own solo albums and singles. ... The following is a list of episodes for the Fox reality series, American Idol. ... Countries that have their own versions of an Idol series. ... American Idol Magazine is the official fanzine for the television show American Idol; containing news, gossip and adverts relating to the American Idol franchise, including articles about former participants. ... American Idol is a video game. ... American Idol is an American reality-competition show airing on Fox. ... is the 69th day of the year (70th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... For the Jimi Hendrix song, see 1983. ... Location within the state of Oklahoma Coordinates: , Country State County Muskogee Government  - Mayor Wren Stratton Area  - Total 38. ...

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