Stars are made out of American Idol. With ten seasons, it is one of the most acclaimed talent searches in United States and in the whole world. One of the brightest stars shone during season four in the person of Carrie Underwood. Carrie is a country singer, and she is known for her powerful voice. Besides Kelly Clarkson, she is one of the most famous American Idol winners in the US and around the world.

Carrie was just starting when she won American Idol in 2005. She proved everyone that she deserved that title by winning a lot, and then winning some more. She received countless nominations for her songs, and she has won a lot of those nominations to. To date, she has multiple Grammys, Academy Awards, Entertainer of the Year, and so many more. Because of her elegant music style, she had sold her debut album and gained seven-platinum. Before Taylor Swift, Carrie propagated love for country music, and she became one of the best selling country recorders in the entire history of country music. She is also the first female artist to win an Academy Country Music Award for Entertainer of the Year for two consecutive years during 2009 and 2010.

Carries albums sell like hotcakes, and her songs keep topping the billboard charts every time she releases an album. She even surpassed the album sales of American Idol Season One champion Kelly Clarkson for having over 97 billion worth of album sales, digital track sales and tour sales. She continues to have more, as she is not done touring yet.

As a Billboard artist, she is said to be one of the only country artist to make it to Billboard Top 100 list in the last decade. Carrie is not only admired for her beautiful voice, but also for her charming beauty. It was reported that she actually joined a few beauty pageants before becoming American Idol Winner. She is also admired for being a graduate artist. She finished her degree of Mass Communications in Northeastern State University, earning a magna cum laude. Talk about an absolute achiever.

What makes Carrie’s songs special is the amount of heart she puts into it. One time in 2010, one of Carrie’s crew died in an accident and she showed her love through singing him a song. She also sang for soldiers sent to Iraq. She is a vegetarian and affiliated with animal rights group PETA.

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