Carrie Underwood Music and News
Birthday: March 10, 1983
Birthplace: Muskogee, Oklahoma
Before She Was Famous: Underwood grew up in Checotah, Oklahoma and sang in her church, in elementary school musicals, and talent shows. She majored in broadcast journalism at Northeastern State University in Tahlequah, Oklahoma and during her senior year Underwood decided to try out for American Idol. In 2006 Underwood finished her educating, graduating magna cum laude with a Bachelors Degree in Mass Communications.
Trivia: Fulfilling Simon Cowell’s prediction, Carrie Underwood won the fourth season of American Idol in 2005.
Personal Life: After dating some high profile celebs (including Tony Romo), Underwood married hockey player Mike Fisher in July 2010.
Genres: Country, Country Pop
Debut single: “Jesus Take the Wheel”
Biggest hits: “Inside Your Heaven,” “Jesus Take the Wheel,” “Before He Cheats”
Albums: Some Hearts (2005), Carnival Ride (2007), Play On (2009)
Film: Soul Surfer (2011)
Official Site: www.carrieunderwoodofficial.com