Carrie Underwood is an American recording artist who rose to fame after winning American Idol in 2005. She has since become one of the most prominent entertainers of modern country music, selling over 15 million albums and winning a vast array of awards from the Grammys, Academy of Country Music, Country Music Association and American Music Awards, among others.
While some of her best-selling songs include "Before He Cheats", "Blown Away" and "Jesus, Take the Wheel", she is the female artist with the most number one singles on Billboard's Hot Country Songs chart. Her debut album remains the best-selling debut country album in history and she is the first woman in history to win Entertainer of the Year twice. Underwood was inducted into the Grand Ole Opry as a member in 2008.
She married Mike Fisher in 2010 and the couple is expecting their first child in 2015.