Carrie Underwood is America's favorite new country singer and has continued to hit the charts every since she won American Idol. Carrie Underwood just announced her engagement to Mike Fisher. Pictures of Carrie Underwood and Mike Fisher at Gossipcenter.com
Beating out contestants from ten other seasons, Kelly Clarkson topped Forbes' list of top-earning "American Idol" contestants.
From May 2011 to May 2012, the "Stronger" singer earned about $8 million, far surpassing the following two who tied for the second spot, Carrie Underwood and Chris Daughtry, who each took in $5 million.
A tough touring schedule can take a toll on anyone's voice, and Friday night (December 14) Carrie Underwood suffered the loss of her voice mid-concert.
After about 90 minutes into her concert at the Iowa Events Center, the country crooner told the crowd, "I feel real guilty about making any money on this show tonight… So whatever I’m making is just going to go right back into this community. I feel that's the right thing to do.”
Held at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino, the ceremony was co-hosted by Kristin Chenoweth and Trace Adkins, while Luke Bryan emerged as the big winner with seven trophies, including Artist of the Year and Album of the Year.
Hitting the red carpet for another music-filled evening, Carrie Underwood attended the taping of the 2012 CMT Artists of the Year special in Franklin, Tennessee on Monday (December 3).
Joined by her hubby, Mike Fisher, the 29-year-old country songstress worked The Factory media line in a Katharine Kidd black jumpsuit and sexy heels, before heading in to take the stage as one of the evening's performers.
Filling a pair of pretty big shoes, Carrie Underwood officially signed on to portray Maria Von Trapp in a live TV broadcast of “The Sound of Music.”
On Friday (November 30), Robert Greenblatt, chairman of NBC Entertainment announced, “Speaking for everyone at NBC, we couldn't be happier to have the gifted Carrie Underwood take up the mantle of the great Maria von Trapp.”