Carrie Marie Underwood (born March 10, 1983) is an American country pop singer and songwriter. She rose to fame as the winner of the fourth season of American Idol, she has since become a multi-platinum selling recording artist, a multiple Grammy Award winner, was inducted into the Grand Ole Opry, and is the reigning Academy of Country Music Awards Entertainer of The Year.
Her debut album, Some Hearts, was certified seven times platinum, is the fastest selling debut country album in Nielsen SoundScan history. and is also the best-selling solo female debut album in country music history. Some Hearts yielded three number one hits on the Billboard Country charts in the United States and Canada: "Jesus, Take the Wheel", "Wasted", and her biggest hit to date, "Before He Cheats", and the #2 hit "Don't Forget To Remember Me", which also hit #1 on the "Radio & Records" country chart.
Her second album, Carnival Ride, was released on October 23, 2007. It has so far sold over 2.9 million copies, and produced four number one country hits on the Billboard Country charts , "So Small", "All-American Girl", "Last Name", and "Just a Dream", and the #2 hit "I Told You So", which also hit #1 on the Mediabase Portion of "Radio & Records" country chart. As of May 2009, Underwood has sold over 9.6 million albums in the United States. She has sold 11 million albums world wide.
Carrie had a tattoo of a cat done on the back of her left hip with her sisters after she won American Idol 4