Carrie underwood

Carrie Underwood

  • American Idol Star Born

    Carrie Underwood was born. She has two older sisters whose names are Shanna (the oldest child) and Stephanie (the middle child). Her father's name is Steve and her mother's name is Carole.
  • 2001 Graduate

    Carrie graduated in the Class of 2001 with the second-best grades in the class.
  • Auditions for American Idol

    Underwood auditioned for American Idol. She left college to compete on the show when she made it to the semi-finals and the finals in Hollywood.
  • American Idol Winner

    Carrie Underwood was announced the winner of American Idol. She became the second winner to never be voted in the bottom three at any point of the show's season.
  • Carrie Underwood Day

    Tom Coburn (the Mayor of Checota) declared that May 25 would be Carrie Underwood Day in Oklahoma.
  • Top Female Vocalist

    Carrie Underwood was awarded Top Female Vocalist at the Academy of Country Music Awards
  • "Jesus, Take the Wheel"

    The song "Jesus, Take the Wheel"hit the airways and was constantly played on contry radio stations.
  • Some Hearts

    Underwood's album, Some Hearts, was released in stores. The album sold more than 314,000 copies, in the first week, making it the highest-selling album by a country artist.
  • Gets Diploma

    Carrie Underwood gets her diploma from Northeastern State University.
  • "Before He Cheats"

    Underwood received an award from People's