Carrie Marie Underwood (born March 10, 1983 in Muskogee, Oklahoma) is an American country music singer who won the title of the fourth season of American Idol
. She has since become a multi-platinum award winning recording artist. She debuted at triple platinum with her album Some Hearts
, the fastest selling female country album since the introduction of the Nielsen SoundScan in 1991. Underwood has won a Dove Award, two Country Music Association Awards, and two Academy of Country Music Awards.
Underwood was born at Muskogee Regional Medical Center in Muskogee, Oklahoma on March 10, 1983, and grew up on her parents' farm in rural Checotah. She is the third and youngest daughter of Stephen (retired from an industrial plant) and Carole Underwood (retired schoolteacher of Checotah Public Schools). Read more about ...