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Carrie Underwood's Career Timeline

  • Birth

    Carrie Underwood was born in Muscogee, Oklahoma
  • Auditioned for American Idol

    Auditioned for American Idol
    Auditioned for the 4th Season of American Idol
  • Won American Idol

    Won American Idol
    Carrie Underwood won American Idol Season 4
  • Some Hearts released

    Some Hearts released
    Carrie Underwood released her debut album "Some Hearts" which included the song "Jesus Take the Wheel"
  • 1st ACM and CMA wins

    Carrie Underwood wins her first ACM and CMA awards for Single of the Year.
  • First Grammy Award wins

    Carrie Underwood Wins Best Female Country Vocal Performance and Best New Artist.
  • Grammy win for "Before He Cheats"

    Carrie Underwood wins Best Female Vocal Performance
  • 2nd CMA Single of the the Year win

    Carrie Underwood Wins award for for "Before He Cheats"
  • Carnival Ride released

    Carnival Ride released
    Her second album Carnival Ride is released. Carnival Ride earned her 2 additional Grammy Awards
  • Grande Ole Opry induction

    Grande Ole Opry induction
    Carry Underwood became the youngest member of the Grande Ole Opry when she inducted in by fellow artist Garth Brooks.
  • Play On released

    Play On released
    Carrie Underwood's third album was released. She co-wrote seven of the tracks including the single "Cowboy Casanova"
  • Blown Away released

    Blown Away released
    Carrie Underwood's fourth album was released which included the hit, "Good Girl"
  • The Sound Of Music

    The Sound Of Music
    She starred as the lead role of Maria in the live broadcast television adaption of the Sound of Music. A soundtrack accompanied the airing.
  • Greatest Hits: Decade #1 released

    Greatest Hits: Decade #1 released
    Carrie Underwood released her first greatest hits album. New songs were also included on the album, one of which was "Something In the Water."
  • Time Magazine

    She was listed as one of Time Magazine's 100 Most Influential People in the World.
  • Storyteller released

    Storyteller released
    Carrie Underwood's releases her fifth studio album, Storyteller. The album includes the hits “Church Bells” and “Heartbeat.”
  • Oklahoma Hall of Fame

    Oklahoma Hall of Fame
    Carrie Underwood was inducted into the Oklahoma Hall of Fame
  • Cry Pretty released

    Cry Pretty released
    She released her sixth studio album, Cry Pretty. The album includes the hit “Southbound”
  • Hollywood Walk of Fame

    Hollywood Walk of Fame
    Carrie Underwood was awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
  • My Gift album released

    My Gift album released
    Carrie Underwood released her first Christmas album, My Gift.
  • My Saviour album released

    My Saviour album released
    Carrie Underwood Released her first gospel album, My Savior.