When Simon Cowell predicted that aspiring singer-songwriter Carrie Underwood would outsell all previous American Idol champions following her cover of Heart’s timeless rock hit “Alone” in the top 11 finalists’ performances, there was absolutely no way that she could have comprehended the truth behind the renowned judge’s words.
Over a decade after her glorious victory on the fourth season of American Idol, Simon Cowell’s prophetic predictions have been realized. Not only is Underwood recognized as the top-earning American Idol alum, but she is also known as one of the best-selling artists in country music history.
Praised as the voice of her generation by Rolling Stones, Underwood has conquered the music industry with her versatile vocal range, prolific songwriting, and captivating dynamism. Since the release of her 2005 career debut Some Hearts (which feature the smash hit single “Jesus, Take the Wheel” and the five-time platinum-certified “Before He Cheats”), Underwood has experienced ceaseless prosperity, as demonstrated by her twelve Academy of Country Music Awards, nine American Music Awards, seventeen Billboard Music Awards, and seven Grammy Awards.
Now, Underwood has returned with her fifth studio album Storyteller. Featuring the singles “Smoke Break” and “Heartbeat”, Storyteller is the highly-anticipated follow-up to 2012’s Blown Away. Released in October 2015, Storyteller includes a potent mix between sentimental ballads, booming anthems, and tales of vengeful murder. Storyteller earned critical acclaimed, as well as debuted at number two on the Billboard 200.
In promotion of the latest addition to her discography, the Midwestern diva will embark on a tour that will visit venues such as Toronto’s Air Canada Centre, Ottawa’s Canadian Tire Centre, London’s Budweiser Gardens, Duncan’s Cowichan Valley, and Camrose’s Camping Grounds.
On tour, every night is a standout performance for Carrie Underwood. Witness her commanding presence and versatile vocal abilities live; get your Carrie Underwood tickets today!