Since winning season 4 of American Idol in 2005, Carrie Underwood has become a multi-platinum selling recording artist and multiple Grammy award-winner. She was named Entertainer of the Year in 2009 and 2010 by the Academy of Country Music, becoming the first woman in history to win the award twice. In addition, Carrie was inducted into the Grand Ole Opry in 2008 and the Oklahoma Music Hall of Fame in 2009.
Her debut album, Some Hearts, is the best-selling country album of the 2000s decade, selling over seven million copies. Some Hearts was the fastest-selling debut country album in Nielsen SoundScan history as well as the best-selling debut from a female country artist.
She is the only country artist of the 2000s decade to have a number one hit debut on the Billboard Hot 100 and she is also the female country artist with the most number one hits on the Billboard Hot Country Songs Chart, with twelve.
Carrie has sold over sixteen million albums and thirty million singles worldwide.