Carrie Underwood has been a mainstay in country music since winning Season 4 of 'American Idol' in 2005. Unlike artists who scraped their way to the top, the 33-year-old became an instant superstar, but she has more than the reality show to thank.
In Carrie Underwood's world, a song that only reaches No. 2 on the Billboard charts is a disappointment. Country music's original American Idol has never had a hit chart lower; over a dozen have reached No. 1, with songs from the Storyteller album sure to keep that total growing.
Carrie Underwood’s husband Mike Fisher may have been just showing off for his wife in the car when he sang Garth Brooks’ “The River,” but if Brooks has anything to do with it, Fisher may be joining him on stage for an encore.