Carrie Underwood is a true multi-format, multi-media superstar, spanning achievements in music, television, film, and as a New York Times bestselling author and successful entrepreneur. She has sold more than 85 million records worldwide, recorded 28 #1 singles (14 of which she co-wrote), is the most-awarded female country artist for singles in RIAA history, and has seven albums that are certified Multi-Platinum or Platinum by the RIAA, with over 72 million total RIAA certifications to date, all while continuing to sell out arena tours across North America and the UK. All 10 of her albums (including nine studio albums and her 2014 Greatest Hits: Decade #1) – three of which she co-produced – have debuted in the Top 10 on the Billboard Top 200 chart for all genres, beginning with her first album, Some Hearts, which was released in 2005.
She has won over 100 major awards including 8 GRAMMY® Awards, 16 ACM Awards including three for Entertainer of the Year (the first female in history to win twice and the only female ever to win three times), 25 CMT Music Awards (holding the record for the most award wins ever for the show), 7 CMA Awards, and 17 American Music Awards. She ended last year as Billboard’s Top Country Female 2022 and was honored as The Country Star of 2022, her 10th win from the fan-voted People’s Choice Awards. She has been a proud member of the Grand Ole Opry since 2008 and was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2018.
To date, Colbie has been honored with two Grammy Awards and five nominations and has accumulated more than 15 billion streams. Her debut album COCO hit #5 on the Billboard Top 200 Albums chart and is certified 3x platinum, while her platinum selling follow-up album Breakthrough landed at #1 on the Billboard album chart. Including her breakthrough hit Bubbly which is certified 6x platinum her radio career features eight #1 and/or top 10 singles including “Realize”, “Try” and her Grammy winning duet with Jason Mraz “Lucky”.
In 2018, Colbie’s country quartet, Gone West, debuted with a performance at the Grand Ole Opry and two years later, reached the top 30 on the Country Airplay charts with their RIAA certified gold single “What Could’ve Been” from the Canyons album. Her live show is personal and engaging in any setting and she has become an expert storyteller. Colbie just finished recording a new album in Nashville, TN and is currently set to release the first single in Spring 2023.
Throughout her career, she has been an avowed spokesperson and supporter for ASPCA, the Surfrider Foundation, Save The Music, Farm Sanctuary, and The Humane Society of the United States.