We fell in love with her as the winner of the fourth season of American Idol in 2005. She’s been awarded numerous awards over the years. This is including seven grammy awards, nine american music awards, twelve academy of country music awards, and seventeen billboard music awards. She is an American singer, songwriter, and actress. She was even in that weird CMT awards. Did you guess who this special person is? Carrie Underwood it is!
Carrie was born March 1983 in Muskogee, Oklahoma. She was raised on a farm with her mother, father, and two sisters. She sang all through her childhood at church and at talent shows. She was always great in school, even when she attended Northeastern State University. She worked a few jobs like waitressing, working at a zoo, and a veterinary clinic. She thought for a while that she had to be “practical” in her life and let go of her dream of becoming a singer.
Thats when Underwood tried out for American Idol in the summer of 2004. She won incredibly that year, along with a recording contract. Her music career blew up. Her first hit single, “Inside Your Heaven,” was released June 2005. She has since then produced five albums. Along with her Blown Away Tour and achievements and awards, she’s come a long way in her music career.
Mike Fisher, a hockey player, got engaged to Underwood in 2009. They tied the knot on July 10, 2010. They had an incredible wedding at the Ritz-Carlton Lodge in Greensboro, Georgia. It was a fairly large wedding with more than two hundred fifty people at attendance. Together they had one child named Isaiah Michael Fisher born on February 25, 2015.
Carrie Underwood is also well known her vocal talents. She’s known to be able to hit any note, vocally. Being able to sing is one thing. Carrie is able to hold notes for extended periods of time and some critics call it “freakishly good.” Her stamina on stage is pretty remarkable as well. To have the vocal strength to sing, hot notes, be loud, and hold some notes for as long as she does, isn’t as easy as it may seem. And she actually is proud of being able to do so, and is reluctant to drop her keys. Staying physically strong is important as well. She always aims to please and her versatile voice is always keeping her audience in awe of her powerful performances.
You may have even caught Underwood endorsing many products from various companies. She has signed multimillion-dollar deals with Skechers, Target, Olay, Nicole by OPI, Nintendo, and even Hershey’s. She has successfully launched her fitness clothing line names CALIA by Carrie Underwood. It’s a trendy workout clothing line that can double as casual everyday wear. She collaborated with Dick’s Sporting Goods.
As for her acting career she’s appeared on “How I Met Your Mother” in 2010. She’s also been on Sesame Street, doing a voice over for a character names “Carrie Underworm.” She also was the film “Soul Surfer” as Sarah Hill, the church youth leader who helped Bethany Hamilton in her times of need.
As you should already know Carrie Underwood is practicing Christianity. In a lot of her songs, she refers to her beliefs and is so inspiring. It’s uplifting to see artists such as herself not being scared to share with the world what they believe in. Carrie Underwood has made so many accomplishments in her life and touched so many with her music, acting, philanthropy and songwriting. She is truly someone who has made a huge impact on the country music genre.